Thursday, 21 March 2024

Business of the house

Regional sitting

Regional sitting

Harriet SHING (Eastern Victoria – Minister for Housing, Minister for Water, Minister for Equality) (09:43): I move, by leave:

That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended to the extent necessary to enable the sitting of the Council on Thursday 18 April 2024 to commence at 9:30 am at the Echuca library, Echuca, and that the order of business on that day will be:

(1) Lord’s prayer and acknowledgement of country;

(2) the proclamation to be read by the Clerk;

(3) two community members, authorised by the President, to attend on the floor of the house to address the Council;

(4) messages;

(5) formal business;

(6) members statements (up to 15 members);

(7) government business;

(8) at 11:30 am, questions;

(9) lunch break (90 minutes);

(10) government business (continues); and

(11) at 5 pm, adjournment (up to 20 members).

Motion agreed to.