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Thursday, 29 November 2012
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The SPEAKER (15:24): 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 28 June 2012, the day of the last schedule, and 28 November 2012. Copies of the schedule are being made available to honourable members, and it will be incorporated into Hansard.

The schedule read as follows—

ABORIGINAL TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AFFAIRS (House, Standing)

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)

Seeing the forest through the trees: inquiry into the future of the Australian Forestry Industry

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

AUSTRALIA’S IMMIGRATION DETENTION NETWORK (Joint, Select)

Final Report

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

COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS (House, Standing)

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)

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

   The government response is being considered.

Aspects of agribusiness managed investment schemes

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

Access for small and medium business to finance

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

Report on the 2010-11 annual reports of bodies established under the ASIC Act

   The government response is being considered.

Collapse of Trio Capital - Final Report

   The government response is being considered.

ECONOMICS (House, Standing)

Inquiry into raising the productivity growth rate in the Australian economy

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

Inquiry into Indigenous economic development in Queensland and review of the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010

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

EDUCATION AND TRAINING (House, Standing)

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

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

ELECTORAL MATTERS (Joint Standing)

Inquiry into the implications of the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Amendment (Automatic Enrolment) Act 2009 (NSW) for the conduct of Commonwealth elections

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

Report on the conduct of the 2010 Federal Election and matters related thereto

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

Report on funding of political parties and election campaigns

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

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 it 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.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE (Joint, Standing)

Inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relations with Asia, the Pacific and Latin America

   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.

Regional health issues jointly affecting Australia and the South Pacific: Delegation Report

   The government response is being considered.

Before it’s too late: Report on early intervention programs aimed at preventing youth suicide

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

Lost in the labyrinth: Report on the inquiry into registration processes and support for overseas trained doctors

   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 AND COMMUNICATIONS (House, Standing)

Find the right balance: Cabin crew ratios on Australian aircraft

   The government response is being considered.

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.

LAW ENFORCEMENT (JOINT)

Inquiry into Commonwealth unexplained wealth legislation and arrangements - Report March 2012

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

Examination of the 2010-11 annual reports of the Australian Crime Commission and the Australian Federal Police

   The government response was tabled in both Houses on 1 November 2012.

LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS (House, Standing)

A Time for Change: Yes/No? Inquiry into the Machinery of Referendums

   The government response was tabled on 1 November 2012.

MIGRATION (Joint, Standing)

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

   The government response is being considered.

Immigration detention in Australia - Community-based alternatives to detention

   The government response is being considered.

Immigration detention in Australia: Facilities, services and transparency

   The government response is being considered.

Enabling Australia: Inquiry into Migration Treatment of Disability

   The government response was tabled in both Houses on the 1 November 2012.

NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK (Joint, Standing)

Review of the rollout of the National Broadband Network - Third Report

   The government response was tabled in both Houses on 9 October 2012.

NATIONAL CAPITAL AND EXTERNAL TERRITORIES (Joint, Standing)

Etched in stone? Inquiry into the administration of the National Memorials

Ordinance 1928

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

PETITIONS (House, Standing)

Electronic Petitioning to the House of Representatives

   The government response is being considered.

The work of the First Petitions Committee 2008-2010

   The government response was tabled on the 1 November 2012.

PRIMARY INDUSTRIES AND RESOURCES (House, Standing)

Farming the future: The role of Government in assisting Australian farmers to adapt to the impact of climate change

   The government response was tabled on 30 October 2012.

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.

Building a modern committee system: An inquiry into the effectiveness of the House Committee system

   The government response is being considered.

Interim report No. 1: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43rd Parliament

   The government response was tabled on the 1 November 2012.

Interim Report No. 2: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43rd Parliament - Referral of bills to committees by the House Selection Committee

   The government response was tabled on the 1 November 2012.

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT (Joint, Statutory)

Report 417 - Review of Auditor-General’s reports tabled between February 2009 and September 2009

   The government response is being considered.

Report 418: Review of Auditor-General's Reports Nos. 04 to 38 (2009/10)

   The government response is being considered.

Report 423: Review of Auditor-General’s reports Nos 39 (2009-10) to 15 (2010-11)

   The government response is being considered.

Report 424: Eighth biannual hearing with the Commissioner of Taxation

   The government response was given by Executive Minute.

Report 426: Ninth biannual hearing with the Commissioner of Taxation

   The government response was given by Executive Minute and by a formal response. The formal response was presented out of sitting on 27 July 2012 and tabled in both Houses on 14 August 2012.

Report 427: Inquiry into national funding agreements

   The government response was tabled in the House of Representatives on the 15 August 2012 and on the 16 August 2012 in the Senate.

Report 428: Review of Auditor-General’s reports Nos 16 to 46 (2010-11)

   The government response was given by Executive Minute.

Report 429: Review of the 2010-11 Defence Materiel Organisation Major Projects report

   The government response was given by Executive Minute.

Report 430: Review of Auditor-General’s reports Nos 47 (2010-11) to 9 (2011-12) and reports Nos 10 to 23 (2011-12)

   The government response is being considered.

PUBLIC WORKS (Joint Standing)

Public works on Christmas Island

   The government response is being considered.

SOCIAL POLICY AND LEGAL AFFAIRS (House, Standing)

Reclaiming public space: Inquiry into the regulation of billboard and outdoor advertising

   The government response was tabled on the 16 August 2012.

In the wake of disaster: The operation of the insurance industry during disaster events (volume 1)

   The government response was tabled on the 28 June 2012.

In the wake of disaster: The affordability of residential strata title insurance (volume 2)

   The government response was tabled on the 28 June 2012.

TREATIES (Joint Standing)

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

   The government response was presented out of sitting in the Senate on 9 August 2012 and tabled in both Houses on 14 August 2012.

Report 126 - Treaty tabled on 21 November 2011

   The government response was tabled in both Houses on 27 November 2012.