Thursday, 4 July 2019
Consideration by Estimates Committees
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
Education and Employment
Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.
Question agreed to.