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Thursday, 25 February 2010
Page: 1288

The following orders of the day relating to government documents were considered:

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975—Great Barrier Reef outlook report 2009. Motion of Senator Adams to take note of document agreed to.

National Transport Commission (NTC Australia)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Macdonald the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

Director of National Parks—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism—Report for 2008-09, including Geoscience Australia report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Macdonald the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

Commonwealth Grants Commission—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Marshall the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Bureau of Meteorology—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Marshall the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation (Land & Water Australia)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Sugar Research and Development Corporation—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Supervising Scientist—Report for 2008-09 on the operation of the Environment Protection (Alligator Rivers Region) Act 1978. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Indigenous Business Australia—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Fisheries Management Authority—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (formerly the Australian Customs Service)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority—Report for 2007-08. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Quarterly report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2009. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Australian Crime Commission (ACC)—Report for 2008-09. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Parry. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Treaty—Multilateral—Amendments, done at Rome, Italy on 5 December 2008, to Appendices I and II of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals of 23 June 1979—Text, together with national interest analysis. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Australian Electoral Commission—Election 2007—Funding and disclosure report. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Landcare Council—Report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975—Great Barrier Reef outlook report 2009—Correction. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999—Report of the independent review by Allan Hawke, dated October 2009. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service—Report for 2008-09—Correction. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament—Eliminating nuclear threats: A practical agenda for global policymakers—Report, November 2009 and Synopsis. Motion of Senator Ludlam to take note of document agreed to.

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918—2009 redistributions into electoral divisions—Queensland—Report, together with composite maps [3] and compact disc of supporting information. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)—Communications report for 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Communications—Digital dividend—Green paper by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, dated January 2010. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Regional Forest Agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania—Report—Inquiry on the progress with implementation of the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (1997)—Second five yearly review—Joint Australian and Tasmanian government response, January 2010. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998—Intergenerational report 2010. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document agreed to.

Health—National preventative health taskforce report—Order for production of documents—Document—Statement responding to the resolution of the Senate of 26 November 2009. Motion to take note of document moved, by leave, by Senator Parry. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Workplace relations—Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009—Bilateral intergovernmental agreements—Order for production of documents—Documents—Bilateral intergovernmental agreement for a national workplace relations system for the private sector—Response to part (2) (see entry no. 38, 2 February 2010). Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Marshall the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

Workplace relations—Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009—Bilateral intergovernmental agreements—Order for production of documents—Documents—Bilateral intergovernmental agreement for a national workplace relations system for the private sector—Response to part (3) (see entry no. 38, 2 February 2010). Motion of Senator Parry to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Marshall the debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

National Environment Protection Council (NEPC)—Report for 2008-09. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Parry. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Equity and diversity—Report for the period 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2009. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Parry. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.

Northern Territory Fisheries Joint Authority—Report for 2007-08. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Parry. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Parry in continuation.