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Tuesday, 13 June 2006
Page: 59
Senator SANDY MACDONALD (New South Wales —Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence) [4:09 PM] —by leave—I move:

That—

(1)   On Tuesday, 13 and 20 June 2006:

(a)   the hours of meeting shall be 12.30 pm to 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm to adjournment;

(b)   the routine of business from 7.30 pm shall be government business only; and

(c)   the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 11 pm.

(2)   On Wednesday, 14 June 2006, the routine of business be varied to provide that:

(a)   matters of public interest be called on at 1.15 pm; and

(b)   questions without notice be called on at 2.30 pm.

(3)   On Thursday, 15 and 22 June 2006:

(a)   the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm to 11.40 pm;

(b)   consideration of general business and consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports under standing order 62(1) and (2) shall not be proceeded with;

(c)   the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be government business only;

(d)   divisions may take place after 4.30 pm; and

(e)   the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 11 pm.

(4)   The Senate shall sit on Friday, 16 and 23 June 2006 and that:

(a)   the hours of meeting shall be 9 am to 4.25 pm;

(b)   the routine of business shall be:

(i)   notices of motion, and

(ii)   government business only; and

(c)   the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 3.45 pm.