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Tuesday, 15 February 2000
Page: 11761


The DEPUTY PRESIDENT (3:52 PM) —Pursuant to standing orders 38 and 166, I present the documents listed on today's Order of Business, at item 13, which were presented to the President, the Deputy President and a temporary chair of committees since the Senate last sat. In accordance with the terms of the standing orders, publication of the documents was authorised.

The list read as follows

RETURN TO ORDER PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT SINCE THE LAST SITTING OF THE SENATE

1. Health—Magnetic resonance imaging—Letter from the Minister representing the Minister for Health and Aged Care (Senator Herron) and report on the investigation by the Health Insurance Commission into the purchase and installation of magnetic resonance imaging scanners (presented to the President on 30 December 1999)

COMMITTEE REPORTS PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT SINCE THE LAST SITTING OF THE SENATE

1. Joint Standing Committee on Treaties—Report 29—Singapore's use of Shoalwater Bay, Development cooperation with PNG and Protection of new varieties of plants (presented to the President on 16 December 1999)

2. Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Report of a visit to East Timor, 2 December 1999 (presented to the President on 20 December 1999)

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT SINCE THE LAST SITTING OF THE SENATE

1. National Office of Local Government—Report on the Operation of the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995—1998-99 (presented to the President on 15 December 1999)

2. Productivity Commission—Inquiry Report no. 10—Australia's Gambling Industries (presented to the President on 16 December 1999)

3. Australian Industry Development Corporation—Annual report 1999 (presented to the President on 21 December 1999)

4. Civil Aviation Safety Authority Australia—1999/00-2001/02 Corporate plan—CASA, Safe skies for all (presented to the President on 21 December 1.999)

5. Foreign Investment Review Board—Report 1998-99 (presented to the President on 22 December 1999)

6. Productivity Commission—Inquiry Report No. 9—International liner cargo shipping: A review of Part X of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (presented to the President on 23 December 1999)

7. Witness Protection Act 1994—Report on the operation of the Act to 30 June 1999 (presented to the President on 23 December 1999)

8. Commissioner of Taxation-Data-matching Program-The Australian Taxation Office's interaction with the program for the financial year 1998-99 (presented to the President on 23 December 1999)

9. IIF Investments Pty Limited-Report for the period 22 May 1998 to 30 June 1999 (presented to the President on 5 January 2000)

10. IIF (CM) Investments Pty Limited-Report for the period 25 September 1998 to 30 June 1999 (presented to the President on 5 January 2000)

11. Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation-Annual Report 1998-99 (presented to the President on 5 January 2000)

12. Australian Technology Group Limited-1998 Financial Statements (presented to the President on 6 January 2000)

13. Australian Technology Group Limited-1999 Financial Statements (presented to the President on 6 January 2000)

14. Response to the British Government response to the recommendations of the British House of Commons Health Committee's report of its inquiry into the welfare of former British child migrants (presented to the President on 27 January 2000)

15. Industrial Relations Court of Australia-Annual Report for 1998-99 (presented to the President on 9 February 2000

REPORTS OF THE AUDITOR-GENERAL PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT SINCE THE LAST SITTING OF THE SENATE

1. Auditor-General-Report no. 23 of 1999-2000-The Management of Tax Debt Collection: Australian Taxation Office (presented to the President on 20 December 1999)

2. Auditor-General-Report no. 22 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-Weather Services in the Bureau of Meteorology: Department of the Environment and Heritage (presented to the President on 22 December 1999)

3. Auditor-General-Report no. 24 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-Commonwealth management and regulation of plasma fractionation: Department of Health and Aged Care (presented to the President on 22 December 1999)

4. Auditor-General-Report no. 25 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-Commonwealth Electricity Procurement: Australian Greenhouse Office; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; Department of Defence; Department of Finance and Administration (presented to the President on 5 January 2000)

5. Auditor-General-Report no. 26 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-Army Individual Readiness Notice (presented to the President on 14 January 2000)

6. Auditor-General-Report no. 27 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-Risk Management of Individual Taxpayer Refunds: Australian Taxation Office (presented to the President on 27 January 2000)

7. Auditor-General-Report no. 28 of 1999-2000-Audit Activity Report-July to December 1999: Summary of Outcomes (presented to the Deputy President on 3 February 2000)

8. Auditor-General-Report no. 29 of 1999-2000-Performance Audit-The Administration of Veterans' Health Care: Department of Veterans' Affairs (presented to the Deputy President on 3 February 2000)

9. Auditor-General-Report no. 30 of 1999-2000-Examination of the Federation Cultural and Heritage Projects Program (presented to the Deputy President on 3 February 2000)

10. Auditor-General-Report no. 30 of 1999-2000-Erratum-Examination. of the Federation Cultural and Heritage Projects Program (presented to Temporary Chairman of Committees, Senator McKiernan, on 4 February 2000)