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Wednesday, 11 November 1998
Page: 122


Mr REITH (Workplace Relations and Small Business) —Papers are tabled as listed in the schedule circulated to honourable members. Details of the papers will be recorded in the Votes and Proceedings and Hansard.

The schedule read as follows

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act—

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Indigenous Land Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Torres Strait Regional Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Aboriginal Hostels Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Aboriginal Land Commissioner—Report relating to Warlmanpa (Muckaty Pastoral Lease) land claim No. 135 (No. 51).

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act—

Aboriginals Benefit Reserve—Report for 1997-98.

Building on land rights for the next generation—Review of Act by John Reeves, Q.C.—

Appendices.

Report, August 1998.

ADI Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act—

Administrative Appeals Tribunal—Report for 1997-98.

Administrative Review Council—

22nd report, for 1997-98.

Report No. 42—Contracting out of government services.

Affirmative Action (Equal Employment Opportunity for Women) Act—Affirmative Action Agency—Report for period 1 June 1997 to 31 May 1998.

Air Services Act—Airservices Australia—Report for 1997-98.

Archives Act—National Archives of Australia and National Archives of Australia Advisory Council—Reports for 1997-98.

Australia Council Act—Australia Council—Report for 1997-98.

Australia New Zealand Food Authority Act—Australia New Zealand Food Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Australia-Japan Foundation Act—Australia-Japan Foundation—Report for 1997-98.

Australia-Korea Foundation—Report for 1996-97.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act—

Australian Bureau of Statistics—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act—National Capital Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act—Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Communications Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Federal Police Act—Australian Federal Police—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Film Commission Act—

Australian Film Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Film Australia Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Film Finance Corporation Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act—Australian Film, Television and Radio School—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Heritage Commission Act—Australian Heritage Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act—Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act—Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act—Australian Maritime Safety Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Australian National Maritime Museum Act—Australian National Maritime Museum—Report for 1997-98.

Australian National Training Authority Act—

Australian National Training Authority—Australia's vocational education and training system—Report for 1997—Volumes 1, 2, 3.

Australian National Training Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Postal Corporation Act—Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Security Intelligence Organization Act—Australian Security Intelligence Organization—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Sports Drug Agency Act—Australian Sports Drug Agency—

Operational plan for 1998-99.

Report for 1997-98.

Australian Statistics Advisory Council—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Trade Commission Act—Australian Trade Commission (AUSTRADE)—Report for 1997-98.

Australian War Memorial Act—Australian War Memorial—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act—Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Australian Wool Research and Promotion Organisation Act—Australian Wool Research and Promotion Organisation—Report for 1997-98.

Broadcasting Services Act—Australian Broadcasting Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Bureau of Meteorology—Report for 1997-98.

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act—Classification Board and Classification Review Board—Report for 1997-98.

Coal Industry Act—Joint Coal Board—51st report, for 1997-98.

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act—Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Commissioner of Taxation—Report for 1997-98.

Commonwealth Electoral Act—Australian Electoral Commission—Reports for 1997-98.

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act—Commonwealth Grants Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act—Centrelink—Report for 1997-98.

Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act—Federal Police Disciplinary Tribunal—Report for 1997-98.

Criminology Research Act—Australian Institute of Criminology and the Criminology Research Council—26th reports, for 1997-98.

Customs Administration Act—Australian Customs Service—Report for 1997-98.

Dairy Produce Act—Australian Dairy Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act—Data-matching program—Department of Veterans' Affairs—Report for 1995-98.

Defence Act—Army and Air Force Canteen Service Regulations—Army and Air Force Canteen Service Board of Management—Report for period 1 February 1997 to 30 June 1998.

Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal—13th report, for 1997-98.

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act—Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Defence Housing Authority Act—Defence Housing Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Social Security—Compliance activity in Centrelink—Report for period 1 July 1997 to 31 March 1998.

Director of Public Prosecutions Act—Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions—Report for 1997-98.

Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act—

Equal Employment Opportunity Program—Reports for 1997-98—

Army and Air Force Canteen Service (AAFCANS).

Australia Post.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

Reserve Bank of Australia.

Equity and Diversity Program 1994-98—Airservices Australia—Progress report for 1997-98.

Family Law Act—

Australian Institute of Family Studies—Report for 1997-98.

Family Court of Australia—Report for 1997-98.

Family Law Council—Reports—

Foror 1997-98.

Child contact orders: Enforcement and penalties.

Parental child abduction.

Federal Airports Corporation Act—Federal Airports Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Finance—

Advance to the Minister for Finance—

Statement for June 1998.

Supporting applications of issues from the Advance during June 1998.

Final budget outcome 1997-98.

Provision for running costs borrowings—

Statement for June 1998.

Supporting applications of issues from the Provision during June 1998.

Financial Transaction Reports Act—Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)—Report for 1997-98.

Fisheries Administration Act—Australian Fisheries Management Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Health Insurance Act—Professional Services Review—Report for 1997-98.

Health Services Australia—Report for 1997-98.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act—Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission—

Report for 1997-98.

Report on Article 18—Freedom of religion and belief.

Immigration Review Tribunal—Report for 1997-98.

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act—National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme—Report for 1997-98.

Industrial Relations Act—Australian Industrial Relations Commission and the Australian Industrial Registry—Reports for 1997-98.

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act—Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security—Report for 1997-98.

Insurance and Superannuation Commission—Report for 1997-98.

International Air Services Commission Act—International Air Services Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Meat and Live-stock Industry Act—

Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation—Final report for 1997-98.

Meat Research Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act—Military Superannuation and Benefits Board of Trustees No.1—Report for 1997-98.

National Film and Sound Archive—Review for 1997-98.

National Gallery Act—National Gallery of Australia—Report for 1997-98.

National Health Act—Private Health Insurance Administration Council—Report for 1997-98.

National Library Act—National Library of Australia—Report for 1997-98.

National Museum of Australia Act—National Museum of Australia—Report for 1997-98.

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act—National Occupational Health and Safety Commission—Report for 1997-98.

National Office for the Information Economy—Report for 1997-98.

National Road Transport Commission Act—National Road Transport Commission—Report for 1997-98.

National Science and Technology Centre (Questacon)—Report for 1997-98.

Native Title Act—National Native Title Tribunal—Report for 1997-98.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act and Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act—Australian Safeguards Office and the Chemical Weapons Convention Office—Report for 1997-98.

Office of Asset Sales and Information Technology Outsourcing—Report for 1997-98.

Office of Government Information Technology—Report for 1997-98.

Official Establishments Trust—Report for 1997-98.

Ombudsman Act—Commonwealth and Defence Force Ombudsman—Report, including a report pursuant to the Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act, for 1997-98.

Parliamentary Counsel Act—Office of Parliamentary Counsel—Report for 1997-98.

Pharmaceutical Benefits Pricing Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Pig Industry Act—Australian Pork Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act—

Dairy Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Energy Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Pig Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Privacy Act—Privacy Commissioner—Report for 1997-98.

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act—Report on the Act and National Cultural Heritage Fund for 1997-98.

Public Lending Right Act—Public Lending Right Committee—Report for 1997-98.

Public Service Act—

Attorney-General's Department—Report for 1997-98.

Commissioner for Superannuation—Report, incorporating reports on the administration and operation of the Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act and the Superannuation Act, for 1997-98.

Department of Communications and the Arts—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Defence—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Finance and Administration—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Health and Family Services—Reports, including report on the administration and operation of the Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service and the Therapeutic Goods Administration, for 1997-98.

Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs—Reports, including a report on the Adult Migrant English Program under the Immigration (Education) Act and a statement under the Australian Citizenship Act, for 1997-98.

Department of Industry, Science and Tourism—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Primary Industries and Energy—Report for 1997-98.

Department of the Environment—Report, including reports of the National Parks and Wildlife Service and on the operation of the Hazardous Waste (Regulations of Exports and Imports) Act and the Ozone Protection Act, for 1997-98.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Reports for 1997-98.

Department of the Treasury—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Transport and Regional Development—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Workplace Relations and Small Business—Report, incorporating a report on the operation of Part V of the Workplace Relations Act, for 1997-98.

Public Service and Merit Protection Commission—Report, incorporating the report of the Merit Protection and Review Agency in accord with the Merit Protection (Australian Government Employees) Act, for 1997-98.

Repatriation Medical Authority—4th report for 1997-98.

Reserve Bank of Australia Act—Reserve Bank of Australia—Report for 1997-98.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act—Comcare Australia, including the reports of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and QWL Pty Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Services Trust Funds Act—

Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund—Report for 1997-98.

Royal Australian Air Force Welfare Trust Fund—Report for period 1 January 1997 to 30 June 1998.

Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund—Report for period 1 January 1997 to 30 June 1998.

Royal Australian Air Force Veterans' Residences Trust—Report for 1997-98.

Social Security Act—

And Public Service Act—Department of Social Security—Report for 1997-98.

Social Security Appeals Tribunal—Report for 1997-98.

Special Broadcasting Service Act—Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS)—Report for 1997-98.

Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee Act—Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee—Report for 1997-98.

Superannuation Act 1976—CSS Board—Report for 1997-98.

Superannuation Act 1990—PSS Board—Report for 1997-98.

Taxation reform—Documents relating to market research conducted by the Treasury under the community education and information program on taxation reform.

Telecommunications (Interception) Act—Telecommunications (Interception) Act—Report for 1996-97.

Telstra Corporation Act—Telstra—Report/ Review for 1998.

Trade Practices Act—National Competition Council—Report for 1997-98.

Treaties—

Bilateral with national interest analyses—

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Malaysia concerning the Status of Forces, done at Kuala Lumpur on 3 February 1997.

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Ukraine on Trade and Economic Cooperation, done at Kyiv on 17 March 1998.

Exchange of Letters, done at Canberra on 14 July 1998, between Australia and the Republic of France constituting an Agreement relating to the Movement of Nationals between the Two Countries.

Exchange of Letters, done at London on 29 May 1998, constituting an Agreement to amend the Agreement on Health Services between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of 21 March 1986.

General Agreement on Development Cooperation between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, done at Jakarta on 9 July 1998.

List of multilateral treaty action under negotiation or consideration by the Australian Government.

United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Australia's reports under the covenant—

Report for period March 1987 to December 1995 (Third).

Report for period January to December 1996 (Fourth).

Veterans' Entitlements Act—Veterans' Review Board—Report for 1997-98.

Veterans' Entitlements Act and Public Service Act—Repatriation Commission, Department of Veterans' Affairs and the National Treatment Monitoring Committee—Report for 1997-98.

War Crimes Act—Report for 1997-98.

Wool International Act—Wool International—Report for 1997-98.

Workplace Relations Act—

Agreement making under the Workplace Relations Act—Report for period 31 December 1996 to 31 December 1997.

Report for period January to June 1998.

Employment Advocate—Report for 1997-98.

Motion (by Mr Reith) proposed:

That the House take note of the following papers.

Coal Industry Act—Joint Coal Board—51st report, for 1997-98.

Commissioner of Taxation—Report for 1997-98.

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act—Commonwealth Grants Commission—Report for 1997-98.

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act—Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Authority—Report for 1997-98.

Finance—

Advance to the Minister for Finance—

Statement for June 1998.

Supporting applications of issues from the Advance during June 1998.

Final budget outcome 1997-98.

Provision for running costs borrowings—

Statement for June 1998.

Supporting applications of issues from the Provision during June 1998.

Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited—Report for 1997-98.

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act—Military Superannuation and Benefits Board of Trustees No.1—Report for 1997-98.

Office of Asset Sales and Information Technology Outsourcing—Report for 1997-98.

Office of Government Information Technology—Report for 1997-98.

Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act—Energy Research and Development Corporation—Report for 1997-98.

Public Service Act—

Commissioner for Superannuation—Report, incorporating reports on the administration and operation of the Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act and the Superannuation Act, for 1997-98.

Department of Communications and the Arts—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Finance and Administration—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Industry, Science and Tourism—Report for 1997-98.

Department of Primary Industries and Energy—Report for 1997-98.

Social Security Act and Public Service Act—Department of Social Security—Report for 1997-98.

Superannuation Act 1976—CSS Board—Report for 1997-98.

Superannuation Act 1990—PSS Board—Report for 1997-98.

Trade Practices Act—National Competition Council—Report for 1997-98.

Wool International Act—Wool International—Report for 1997-98.

Debate (on motion by Mr McMullan) adjourned.