Senate debates

Thursday, 4 July 2019


Consideration by Estimates Committees

11:51 am

Photo of Jonathon DuniamJonathon Duniam (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—At the request of Senator Ruston, I move:

(1) That the 2019-20 supplementary Budget estimates hearings be scheduled as follows:

Monday, 21 October and Tuesday, 22 October 2019 (supplementaryhearings—GroupA)

Wednesday, 23 October and Thursday, 24 October 2019 (supplementaryhearings—GroupB).

(2) That cross portfolio estimates hearings on Indigenous matters and on Murray-Darling Basin Plan matters be scheduled for Friday, 25 October 2019, but not restricted to that day.

(3) That the committees consider the proposed expenditure in accordance with the allocation of departments and agencies to committees agreed to by the Senate.

(4) That committees meet in the following groups:


Environment and Communications

Finance and Public Administration

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport


Community Affairs


Education and Employment

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

Question agreed to.