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Thursday, 19 June 2014
Page: 6770

NOTICES

The following notices were given:

Mr Pyne: To move:

That, in relation to proceedings on the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 [No. 2], and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2014, so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the following from occurring:

(1) the resumption of debate on the second readings of the bills being called on together;

(2) at the conclusion of the second reading debate or at 10.15am, Thursday, 26 June 2014, whichever is the earlier, a Minister being called to sum up the second reading debate, then without delay, (a) one question being put on any amendments moved to motions for the second readings by opposition Members, (b) any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member, and (c) one question being put on the second readings of the bills together;

(3) if the second readings of the bills have been agreed to, messages from the Governor-General recommending appropriations for any of the bills being announced together;

(4) the consideration in detail stages, if required, on the bills being taken together for a period not exceeding 20 minutes at which time any questions necessary to complete the detail stage being put;

(5) at the conclusion of the detail stage, one question being put on the third readings of the bills together; and

(6) any variation to this arrangement to be made only by a motion moved by a Minister.

Mr Pyne: To move:

That, in relation to proceedings on the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013 [No. 2], so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the following from occurring:

(1) at the conclusion of the second reading debate, not including a Minister speaking in reply, or 75 minutes after the commencement of the second reading debate, whichever is the earlier, a Minister being called to sum up the second reading debate and then without delay the immediate question before the House to be put, then any question or questions necessary to complete the second reading stage of the Bill to be put;

(2) if the second reading has been agreed to the Bill then being taken as a whole during consideration in detail for a period not exceeding 20 minutes at which time any questions necessary to complete the remaining stages of the bill being put without further debate or delay; and

(3) any variation to this arrangement to be made only by a motion moved by a Minister.

Mr Abbott: To present a Bill for an Act to repeal the Clean Energy Act 2011, and for other purposes.

Mr Hunt: To present a Bill for an Act to abolish the Climate Change Authority, and for other purposes.

Mr Hunt: To present a Bill for an Act to abolish the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, and for related purposes.

Mr McCormack: To present a Bill for an Act to make consequential modifications arising from the enactment of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 of laws appropriating money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the Parliamentary Departments, and for related purposes.

Mr McCormack: To present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the governance, performance and accountability of, and the use and management of resources by, the Commonwealth, Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies, and to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, and for other purposes.

Mr McCormack: To present a Bill for an Act to make consequential modifications arising from the enactment of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 of laws appropriating money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the Government, and for related purposes.

Mr McCormack: To present a Bill for an Act to make consequential modifications arising from the enactment of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 of laws appropriating money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure, and for related purposes.

Ms Brodtmann: To move:

That this House:

(1) notes the:

(a) high degree of satisfaction expressed by clients of Defence Housing Australia (DHA) and the absence of any compelling evidence that the privatisation of DHA would result in an improved service for the members of the Australian Defence Force and their families; and

(b) problems experienced by members of the United Kingdom armed forces after privatisation; and

(2) calls on the Government to:

(a) release immediately the terms of reference for the privatisation scoping study; and

(b) explain why it considers that privatisation would improve the services already provided by DHA.

Ms Brodtmann: To move:

That this House:

(1) notes:

(a) the public admission by the Minister for Defence that he is planning to cut the equivalent of 2,406 full-time Australian Public Service jobs in the Department of Defence over the forward estimates; and

(b) with concern that the Minister has been unable to provide any indication of the measures being undertaken to ensure that these cuts do not impact adversely on operational capacity or to indicate in which areas the cuts will fall; and

(2) condemns the Government for its inadequate approach to civilian workforce planning.

Ms Brodtmann: To move:

That this House:

(1) notes the relatively low proportion of women in the Australian Public Service component of the Department of Defence—41 per cent at the end of 2012-13; and

(2) calls on the Government to ensure that the position of women in the Department of Defence is not further eroded by its program of staff cuts.

Ms Ellis: To move:

That this House:

(1) notes that the:

(a) National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Education is designed to ensure that every child in Australia can access quality early education for at least 15 hours a week or 600 hours in the year before full time school;

(b) 2014-15 budget makes no allocation for the funding of preschool past 31 December 2014; and

(c) state budget statements of Victoria and Queensland note that without Commonwealth funding, preschool programs are in jeopardy; and

(2) calls on the Government not to let this agreement expire in December 2014.