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Tuesday, 25 November 2003
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Mr CAUSLEY (Page) (3.33 p.m.)—I present the report of the Selection Committee relating to the consideration of committee and delegation reports and private members' business on Monday, 1 December 2003. The report will be printed in today's Hansard and the items accorded priority for debate will be published in the Notice Paper for the next sitting.

The report read as follows—

Report relating to the consideration of committee and delegation reportsand private Members' business on Monday, 1 December 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, 1 December 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 TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL SERVICESSTANDING COMMITTEE: Regional Aviation and Island Transport Services: Making Ends Meet.

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

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

2 ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGESTANDING COMMITTEE: Employment in the Environment Sector: Methods, Measurements and Messages.

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 12.50 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

3 ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION—STANDING COMMITTEE: Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2002.

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 1 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

4 ELECTORAL MATTERSJOINT STANDING COMMITTEE: Territory Representation: Report of the Inquiry into Increasing the Minimum Representation of the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory in the House of Representatives.

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 1.10 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

5 PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION TO LATVIA AND TO THE 109TH INTER PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY: Report of the Parliamentary Delegation to Latvia (24-28 September 2003) and to the 109th Inter Parliamentary Assembly, Geneva (30 September - 3 October 2003).

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 1.20 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

6 TREATIES—STANDING COMMITTEE:

Report 56—Treaties tabled on 8 October 2003

Economic and Commercial Cooperation—Kazakhstan

ILO Convention No. 182—Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour.

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 1.30 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

7 PROCEDURE—STANDING COMMITTEE: (2 reports)

Arrangements for second reading speeches.

Appointment of additional tellers.

The Committee determined that statements on the 2 reports may be madeall statements to conclude by 1.40 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

8 PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION TO SRI LANKA AND TO THE 49TH COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE: Report of the Parliamentary Delegation to Sri Lanka and to the 49th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Bangladesh (1-12 October 2003).

The Committee determined that statements on the report may be madeall statements to conclude by 1.45 p.m.

Speech time limits

Each Member5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 5 mins]

PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS

Order of precedence

Notices

1 Mr Zahra: To present a Bill for an Act to amend the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 for local input into decision making relating to renewable energy developments. (Local Community Input into Renewable Energy Developments Bill 2003)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutespursuant to standing order 104A.

2 Ms C. F. King: To present a Bill for an Act to amend the Flags Act 1953 to recognise the Eureka Flag as an official flag of Australia, and for related purposes. (Flags Amendment (Eureka Flag) Bill 2003)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutespursuant to standing order 104A.

3 Mr McClelland: To present a Bill for an Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914, and for related purposes. (Racial and Religious Hatred Bill 2003) (Notice given 24 November 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutespursuant to standing order 104A.

4 Mr Organ: To present a Bill for an Act to provide for the appointment of a Royal Commission to investigate the implementation of a system of proportional representation for elections of the House of Representatives, and for related purposes. (Royal Commission (House of Representatives Elections) Bill 2003) (Notice given 24 November 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutespursuant to standing order 104A.

5 Ms Roxon: To present a Bill for an Act to get kids out of detention before Christmas 2003. (Migration Legislation Amendment (Children and Families) Bill 2003) (Notice given 24 November 2003.)

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutespursuant to standing order 104A.

6 Mrs Gash: To move—That this House calls on the Government to fund a national study to determine the prevalence of Parkinson's Disease in the Australia community and that:

(1) the study determine the number of sufferers, the range of symptoms experienced by sufferers, the length of time taken to reach diagnoses of sufferers, the extent of the load on carers and quantify the real cost of Parkinson's disease in Australia;

(2) on presentation of the study to the Parliament, sufficient resources are applied to improve the diagnoses, treat-ment and quality of life for sufferers and their carers, in both the short and long term; and

(3) included in any action subsequent to the presentation of the results of the study, further resources be made avail-able to better educate current and future doctors, nurses and paramedics in the range of symptoms identified as pertaining to Parkinson's Disease, how to diagnose the disease and how to advise the sufferer and carers involved. (Notice given 24 November 2003.)

Time allotted20 minutes.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion5 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking5 minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 4 x 5 mins]

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

7 Ms Gambaro: To move—That this House:

(1) recognises that franchising in Australia contributes $80 billion to the Australian economy and represents 12% of GDP;

(2) acknowledges the mandatory code of conduct in franchising and its support in the sector;

(3) acknowledges that franchising forms an important part of small business and offers new entrants greater security than stand alone businesses;

(4) recognises the importance franchising plays in the export earnings of this country; and

(5) recognises that franchising has over 50,000 workplaces and employs more than 500,000 Australians. (Notice given 4 November 2003.)

Time allotted—remaining private members' business time.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking5 minutes.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 10 mins, 1 x 5 mins]

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