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Thursday, 24 June 2010
Page: 6602


The SPEAKER —For the information of honourable members, I present a schedule of outstanding government responses to reports of House of Representatives and joint committees, incorporating reports tabled and details of government responses made in the period between 26 November 2009, the date of the last schedule, and 23 June 2010. Copies of the schedule are being made available to honourable members and it will be incorporated in Hansard.

The schedule read as follows—

ABORIGINAL TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AFFAIRS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Indigenous Australia at work: Successful Initiative in Indigenous employment

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Open for business: Developing Indigenous enterprises in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Everybody’s Business: Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Stores

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY (HOUSE, STANDING)

Taking control: a national approach to pest animals

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Skills: Rural Australia’s need

The government response was tabled on 11 February 2010.

AUSTRALIAN COMMISSION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT INTEGRITY (JOINT, STATUTORY)

Inquiry into law enforcement integrity models

The government response was tabled in the Senate on 22 June 2010.

Examination for the annual report of the Integrity Commissioner 2007-08

The government response was tabled in the Senate on 22 June 2010.

AUSTRALIAN CRIME COMMISSION (JOINT, STATUTORY)

Review of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Examination of the Australian Crime Commission Annual Report for 2004-05

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Inquiry into the manufacture, importation and use of amphetamines and other synthetic drugs (AOSD)

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Inquiry into the future impact of serious and organised crime on Australian society

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Examination of the Australian Crime Commission Annual Report 2006-07

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Inquiry into the Australian Crime Commission Amendment Act 2007

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Examination of the Australian Crime Commission Annual Report 2007-08

The government response was tabled in the Senate on 22 June 2010.

Legislative arrangements to outlaw serious and organised crime groups

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

CLIMATE CHANGE, WATER, ENVIRONMENT AND THE ARTS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Managing our coastal zone in a changing climate: the time to act is now

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Digital Television: Who’s Buying It?

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Community Television: Options for digital broadcasting

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report: Tuning in to community broadcasting

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

CORPORATIONS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES (JOINT STATUTORY)

Report on the regulations and ASIC policy statements made under the Financial Services Reform Act 2001

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Review of the Managed Investments Act 1998

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Inquiry into Regulation 7.1.29 in Corporations Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 3), Statutory Rules 2003 No. 85

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Corporations amendment regulations 2003

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Property investment advice - Safe as houses?

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Corporations Amendment Regulations 7.1.29A, 7.1.35A and 7.1.40(h)

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, December 2005

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Corporate responsibility: Managing risk and creating value

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Structure and operation of the superannuation industry

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, August 2007

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Better shareholders - better company - Shareholder engagement and participation in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, February 2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Aspects of agribusiness managed investment schemes

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, September 2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Inquiry into financial products and services in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (HOUSE, STANDING)

Review of the Australian Competition and consumer commission annual report 2003

The government response is no longer required.

Australian manufacturing: Today and tomorrow

The government response was tabled on 2 February 2010.

ECONOMICS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Competition in the banking and non-banking sectors

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING (HOUSE, STANDING)

Review of the Department of Education, Science and Training annual report 2006-07

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Adolescent Overload?  Report of the inquiry into combining school and work: supporting successful youth transition

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

ELECTORAL MATTERS (JOINT STANDING)

Report on the conduct of the 2007 federal election and matters related thereto

The government response was tabled on 18 March 2010.

EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS AND WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION (HOUSE, STANDING)

Making it work: Inquiry into independent contracting and labour hire arrangements

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Making if Fair: pay equity and associated issues related to increasing female participation in the workforce

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE (HOUSE, STANDING)

Sustainable cities

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Sustainability for survival - Creating a climate for change: Report on the inquiry into a sustainability charter

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE (JOINT, STANDING)

Review of the Defence annual report 2006-2007

The government response was presented out of sitting in the Senate on 25 March 2010, and tabled on 11 May 2010.

Australia’s relationship with ASEAN

The government response was tabled on 18 March 2010.

Sealing a just outcome: Report from the inquiry into RAAF F-111 Deseal/Reseal workers and their families

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Australia’s relationship with India as an emerging world power

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Review of the Defence Annual Report 2007-2008

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

HEALTH AND AGEING (HOUSE, STANDING)

Weighing it up: Obesity in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Treating impotence. Roundtable forum on impotence medications in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION (HOUSE, STANDING)

Seasonal forecasting in Australia

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (HOUSE, STANDING)

Rebuilding Australia’s coastal shipping industry: Inquiry into coastal shipping policy and regulation

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Funding regional and local community infrastructure: Proposals for the new regional and local community infrastructure program - Interim Report

The government response was tabled on 3 February 2010.

Funding regional and local community infrastructure: Proposals for the new regional and local community infrastructure program - Final Report

The government response was tabled on 3 February 2010.

Level crossing safely: An update to the 2004 Train Illumination Report

The government response was tabled on 22 June 2010.

The global financial crisis and regional Australia

The government response was tabled on 23 June 2010.

INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY (JOINT, STATUTORY)

Review of the re-listing of six terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Review of the re-listing of Hizballah’s External Security organisation (ESO) as a terrorist organisation

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 6 Australian Intelligence Agencies

Response not required.

Annual report of Committee Activities 2008-2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Review of the listing of Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Inquiry into older people and the law

The government response was tabled on 26 November 2009.

Reforming the Constitution: A roundtable discussion

The government response was tabled on 27 May 2010.

Whistleblower protection: a comprehensive scheme for the Commonwealth public sector

The government response was tabled on 17 March 2010.

Access All Areas: Report of the inquiry into Draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards

The government response was tabled on 15 March 2010.

MIGRATION (JOINT, STANDING)

Negotiating the maze - Review of arrangements for overseas skills recognition, upgrading and licensing

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Immigration detention in Australia - A new beginning - Criteria for release from detention

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Immigration detention in Australia - Community-based alternatives to detention

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Immigration detention in Australia: Facilities, services and transparency

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

NATIONAL CAPITAL AND EXTERNAL TERRITORIES (JOINT, STANDING)

Inquiry into the Immigration Bridge proposal

The government response was tabled on 4 February 2010.

PETITIONS (HOUSE, STANDING)

Electronic Petitioning to the House of Representatives

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

PROCEDURE (HOUSE, STANDING)

Motion to suspend standing orders and condemn a Member: Report on events of 10 October 2006

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Re-opening the debate: Inquiry into the arrangements for the opening day of Parliament

The government response was tabled on 3 February 2010.

The display of articles: An examination of the practice of the House of Representatives

Response not required.

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT (JOINT, STATUTORY)

Report 413 - The efficiency dividend and small agencies: Size does matter

The government response was tabled on 4 February 2010.

Report 414 - Review of the Auditor-General’s reports tabled between August 2007 and August 2008

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 415 - Review of Auditor-General’s Reports tabled between September 2008 and January 2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 416 - Review of the Major Projects Report 2007-08

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

PUBLIC WORKS (JOINT STANDING)

Report 5/2009—Referral made May to June 2009—Fitout and external works, ANZAC Park West, Parks, ACT—Fitout of Tuggeranong Office Park, Greenway, ACT

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 6/2009—Redevelopment of the Villawood Immigration Detention Facility

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 7/2009—Referrals made August to October 2009—Construction of housing at Gordon Olive Estate, Brisbane, QLD—construction and renovation of housing at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin, NT—Enhanced Land Force Stage 2, various locations—Midlife engineering services refurbishment of the Australian Embassy, Paris, France—Tropical marine research facilities, Cape Ferguson and Townsville, QLD—Redevelopment of Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

SCIENCE AND INNOVATION (HOUSE, STANDING)

Between a rock and a hard place: The science of geosequestration

The government response was tabled on 26 November 2009.

TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL SERVICES (HOUSE, STANDING)

The great freight task: Is Australia’s transport network up to the challenge?

The government response was tabled on 16 June 2010.

TREATIES (JOINT STANDING)

Report 91 - Treaty tabled on 12 March 2008

The government response was presented out of sitting in the Senate on 17 December 2009, and tabled on 2 February 2010.

Report 94 - Treaties tabled on 14 May 2008

The government response was tabled on 18 March 2010.

Report 95 - Treaties tabled on 4 June, 17 June, 25 June and 26 August 2008

The government response was tabled on 4 February 2010.

Report 99 - Treaties tabled on 3 December 2008 and 3 February 2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 100 - Treaties tabled on 25 June 2008 (2)

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.

Report 102 - Treaties tabled on 12 and 16 March 2009

The response was provided direct to the committee on 29 September 2009. No further response required.

Report 103 - Treaties tabled on 12 March and 13 May 2009

The government response was tabled on 13 May 2010.

Report 104 - Treaties tabled on 20 August 2009

Response not required.

Report 105 - Treaties tabled on 13 May, 25 June and 20 August 2009

Response not required.

Report 106 - Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

The government response was tabled on 25 February 2010.

Report 107 - Treaties tabled on 20 August (2) and 15 September 2009

The government response is being considered and will be tabled in due course.