Summary of the First Session of the 43rd Parliament

29th November 2010

The first session of the 43rd Parliament concluded on 29 November with the passing of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) 2010 Bill.

72 Bills were introduced in the session, 14 of which were Government Bills that required a division.

The Government did not lose any divisions on Bills on the floor of the House. The three divisions lost by the Government in the House were on motions.

56 Bills were passed by the House and 37 Bills in total were passed by both Houses during the session, these are listed below.

An updated table showing how each independent voted on each division is available here.

A summary of the voting pattern of the Green and independents on the 38 divisions is available below.

Summary Table Showing Independents’ Voting in 43rd Parliament

 

With the Government

With the Opposition 

Against both Govt. and Opp.

Absent

Total

Bandt

35

1

1

1

38

Crook

8

28

1

1

38

Katter

22

11

0

5

38

Oakeshott

29

6

1

2

38

Wilkie

33

4

1

0

38

Windsor

30

6

1

1

38

 


How the independents voted on significant Government Bills that went to a division:

All independents voted with the Government except Tony Crook.

All independents voted with the Government, including Tony Crook and Bob Katter.

All independents voted with the Government, except for Tony Crook.

Supported by Adam Bandt, Robert Oakeshott, Andrew Wilkie and Tony Windsor

Supported by Adam Bandt, Robert Oakeshott, Andrew Wilkie and Tony Windsor (Bob Katter was Absent).

 

Bills that passed both houses in the first session (37 bills): 

1. Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

2. International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2010

3. Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

4. Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

5. Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment Bill 2010

6. Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010

7. Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

8. Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010

9. Carer Recognition Bill 2010

10. Tradex Scheme Amendment Bill 2010

11. Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Bill 2010

12. Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill

13. National Security Legislation Amendment Bill

14. Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill

15. Higher Education Support Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill

16. Social Security Legislation Amendment (Connecting People with Jobs) Bill

17. Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill

18. Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill

19. Higher Education Support Amendment (FEE-HELP Loan Fee) Bill

20. International Financial Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 

21. Fisheries Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill

22. National Measurement Amendment Bill 2010

23. Native Title Amendment (No. 1) 2010 Bill

24. Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) 2010 Bill

25. Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 4) Bill

26. National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 

27. Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill

28. Radiocommunications Amendment 2010 Bill

29. Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) 2010 Bill

30. Territories Law Reform 2010 Bill

31. Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) 2010 Bill

32. Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) 2010 Bill

33. Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) 2010 Bill 

34. Airports Amendment 2010 Bill

35. Family Law Amendment (Validation of Certain Parenting Orders and Other Measures) 2010 Bill

36. Financial Framework Legislation Amendment 2010 Bill

37. Health Insurance Amendment (Pathology Requests) 2010 Bill 

 

Bills to have passed the House (56 Bills)

 1. Airports Amendment 2010

2. Australian Civilian Corps 2010B

3. Australian National Preventive Health Agency 2010

4. Autonomous Sanctions 2010B

5. Carer Recognition 2010B

6. Civil Dispute Resolution 2010B

7. Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) 2010

8. Corporations Amendment (No. 1) 2010B

9. Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) 2010

10. Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) 2010B

11. Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) 2010B

12. Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) 2010PB

13. Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) 2010

14. Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget Measures) 2010

15. Family Law Amendment (Validation of Certain Parenting Orders and Other Measures) 2010

16. Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) 2010

17. Financial Framework Legislation Amendment 2010

18. Fisheries Legislation Amendment (No. 2) 2010B

19. Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment 2010B

20. Health Insurance Amendment (Pathology Requests) 2010

21. Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) 2010

22. Higher Education Support Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) 2010

23. Higher Education Support Amendment (FEE-HELP Loan Fee) 2010B

24. Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) 2010

25. Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) 2010

26. Income Tax Rates Amendment (Research and Development) 2010

27. International Financial Institutions Legislation Amendment 2010B

28. International Tax Agreements Amendment (No. 2) 2010B

29. National Broadband Network Financial Transparency 2010PB

30. National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment 2010

31. National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) 2010

32. National Health and Hospitals Network 2010

33. National Measurement Amendment 2010

34. National Security Legislation Amendment 2010B

35. Native Title Amendment (No. 1) 2010

36. Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment 2010

37. Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) 2010

38. Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment 2010B

39. Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement 2010B

40. Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment 2010B

41. Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment 2010B

42. Radiocommunications Amendment 2010

43. Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) 2010

44. Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment 2010

45. Social Security Legislation Amendment (Connecting People with Jobs) 2010B

46. Superannuation Legislation Amendment 2010

47. Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 4) 2010

48. Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) 2010

49. Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) 2010

50. Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment 2010B

51. Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) 2010

52. Territories Law Reform 2010

53. Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) 2010B

54. Tradex Scheme Amendment 2010B

55. Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) 2010B

56. Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) 2010B

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