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Wednesday, 13 August 2003
Page: 18461

Mr CAUSLEY (Page) (7.35 p.m.)—I present the amended report of the Selection Committee relating to the consideration of committee and delegation reports and private members' business on Monday, 18 August 2003. Copies of the report have been circulated to honourable members in the chamber.

Report—by leave—adopted.

The report read as follows—

Amended report relating to the consideration of committee and delegation reports and private Members' business on Monday, 18 August 2003

Pursuant to standing order 331, the Selection Committee has determined the order of precedence and times to be allotted for consideration of committee and delegation reports and private Members' business on Monday, 18 August 2003. The order of precedence and the allotments of time determined by the Committee are as follows:

COMMITTEE AND DELEGATION REPORTS

Presentation and statements

1 PROCEDURE — STANDING COM-MITTEE: Review of the conduct of divisions.

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be made — all statements to conclude by 12.40 p.m.

Speech time limits —

Each Member — 5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS

Order of precedence

Notices

1 Ms Draper to present a bill for an act to amend the Flags Act 1953. (Protection of Australian Flags (Desecration of the Flag) Bill 2003 — Notice given 25 June 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

2 Mr Organ to present a bill for an act to provide for comprehensive reduction of travel entitlements for former Members of the Parliament, and for related purposes. (Abolition of the Gold Travel Pass for Former Politicians (Reflecting Community Standards) Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

3 Ms Plibersek to present a bill for an act to amend the Australian Citizenship Act 1948. (Australian Citizenship for Eligible De Facto Spouses Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

4 Mr Crean to present a bill for an act to amend the Corporations Act 2001 and the Workplace Relations Act 1996, and for related purposes. (Corporate Responsibility and Employment Security Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

5 Mr Crean to present a bill for an act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 and for related purposes. (Workplace Relations Amendment (Unfair Dismissal—Lower Costs, Simpler Procedures) Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

6 Mr Griffin to present a bill for an act to amend the Trade Practices Act 1974 to give the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission power to deal with any price exploitation arising from changes to the law in relation to public liability, and for related purposes. (Trade Practices Amendment (Public Liability Insurance) Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

7 Mr Latham to present a bill for an act to provide small businesses with a simpler method of calculating Goods and Services Tax payments. (Taxation Laws Amendment (A Simpler Business Activity Statement) Bill 2003 — Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes — pursuant to standing order 104A.

8 Mr Cadman to move

That this House:

(1) commends the Israeli Cabinet for its decision to take positive steps for the resolution of conflict in the Middle East, including the adoption of the Road Map which is:

Phase 1 (to May 2003): End of terrorism, normalisation of Palestinian life and Palest-inian political reform; Israeli withdrawal and end of settlement activity; Palestinian elections;

Phase 2 (June-Dec 2003): Creation of an independent Palestinian state; international conference and international monitoring of compliance with roadmap;

Phase 3 (2004-2005): Second international con-ference; permanent status agreement and end of conflict; agreement on final borders, Jerusalem, refugees and settlements; Arab states to agree to peace deals with Israel; and

(2) calls on all parties involved in the conflict to emulate this example and move forward to a rapid settlement. (Notice given 26 May 2003.)

Time allotted — remaining private Members' business time prior to 1.45 p.m.

Speech time limits —

Mover of motion — 5 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking — 5 minutes.

Other Members — 5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 6 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

9 Mr C. P. Thompson to move:

That this House notes:

(1) the number of children in Australia who have insulin dependent diabetes;

(2) the devastating long-term health consequ-ences and medical complications for children with insulin dependent diabetes, including:

(a) hypoglycemia;

(b) heart disease;

(c) microvascular disease;

(d) limb amputation;

(e) kidney failure; and

(f) retinopathy or diabetic eye disease;

(3) the outstanding work by Australian research-ers to find a cure through pancreatic islet cell transplantation;

(4) that research is the key to finding a transplant procedure that is safe and available to child-ren; and

(5) the need for support from the Federal Gover-nment to establish:

(a) a national clinical islet cell transplant centre to advance islet cell transplant-ation; and

(b) a research grant to attract the world's best scientists and ensure Australia's position at the forefront of global re-search. (Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Time allotted — 30 minutes.

Speech time limits —

Mover of motion — 5 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking — 5 minutes.

Other Members — 5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 6 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

10 Mr Murphy to move:

That this House:

(1) declares that Badgerys Creek is no longer a viable site for the location of a second airport for the people of Sydney; and

(2) recommends that a Joint Select Committee be established to identify a site suitable for the location of Sydney's second airport, having regard to (a) aircraft noise; (b) air pollution and (c) other risks associated with aircraft movements. (Notice given 11 August 2003.)

Time allotted — remaining private Members' business time.

Speech time limits —

Mover of motion — 5 minutes.

First Government Member speaking — 5 minutes.

Other Members — 5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 6 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.