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COMMITTEE REPORTS AND GOVERNMENT RESPONSES—ORDERS OF THE DAY—CONSIDERATION

The following orders of the day relating to committee reports and government responses were considered:

 Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Sustainable management by the Commonwealth of water resources. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Fisher in continuation.

 Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Review of the Defence annual report 2007-08—Government response. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee—Final report 2010. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

 Community Affairs References Committee—Report—The prevalence of interactive and online gambling in Australia. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.


 Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Planning options and services for people ageing with a disability. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

 Fuel and Energy—Select Committee—Final report. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2009 and Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

 Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Plain Tobacco Packaging (Removing Branding from Cigarette Packs) Bill 2009. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

 Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010 [Provisions]. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Barnett in continuation.

Declaration of interest: Senator Barnett declared an interest in relation to the matter under discussion.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2009. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of the report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bushby in continuation.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010 [Provisions]. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Barnett the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Agricultural and Related Industries—Select Committee—Final report—Food production in Australia. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bushby in continuation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Interim report—Australia's administration and management of the Torres Strait. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bushby in continuation.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Interim report—Reform of Australian Government administration. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Interim report—Parliamentary Budget Office Bill 2010. Motion of Senator Barnett to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Barnett in continuation.

Economics References Committee—Interim and final reports—The regulation, registration and remuneration of insolvency practitioners in Australia: the case for a new framework [Inquiry into the role of liquidators and administrators]. Motion of Senator Williams to take note of reports agreed to.


Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 [Provisions]. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

Agricultural and Related Industries—Select Committee—Report—The incidence and severity of bushfires across Australia. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

Environment, Communications and the Arts References Committee—Interim report—Administration and effectiveness of the Green Loans Program. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Fisher in continuation.

Fuel and Energy—Select Committee—Second interim report—The mining tax: Still bad for the economy - Still bad for jobs. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee—Interim report—Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [Provisions]. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Military Court of Australia Bill 2010 [Provisions]. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report agreed to.

Public Works—Joint Statutory Committee—Third report of 2010—Extension of scope to the Australian SKA Pathfinder Telescope and the Pawsey High Performance Computing Centre for SKA Science. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Review of the Defence annual report 2008-09. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Report—Access of small business to finance. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report agreed to.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Report—The funding arrangements for tax reform advertising. Motion of Senator Parry to take note of report agreed to.