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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS—ORDERS OF THE DAY—CONSIDERATION

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

 Broadcasting Services Act 1992—Digital television transmission and reception—Report for the period 9 June to 21 August 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian War Memorial—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian Research Council—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator McKenzie to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)—

  Report for 2011-12.

  Addendum.

 —Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of documents called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Department of Immigration and Citizenship—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 NBN Co Limited—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Ronaldson in continuation.


 Australian Customs and Border Protection Service—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 National Mental Health Commission—Report for the period 1 January to 30 June 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Classification Board and Classification Review Board—Reports for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12, including report of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport—Report for 2011-12, including report on the operation of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian National Preventive Health Agency—Report for the period 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Dairy Produce Act 1986—Deed between the Commonwealth of Australia and Dairy Australia Limited, dated 18 April 2007—Deed of Variation, dated 22 September 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian Institute of Family Studies—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12, including report of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund—Correction. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Mid-year economic and fiscal outlook—2012-13—Statement by the Treasurer (Mr Swan) and the Minister for Finance and Deregulation (Senator Wong). Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Tourism Australia—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian Solar Institute Limited (ASI)—Report for 2011-12 [Final report]. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.


 Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Australia in the Asian Century—White Paper, dated October 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Food Standards Australia New Zealand—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited (AITSL)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education—Report for 2011-12, including report of IP Australia. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Bureau of Statistics—Report for 2011-12—Corrigendum. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Outback Stores Pty Ltd—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Indigenous Business Australia—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Repatriation Medical Authority—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Repatriation Commission, Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and the Department of Veterans' Affairs—Report for 2011-12, including financial statements of the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Public Service Commission—Report of the Australian Public Service Commissioner for 2011-12, including reports of the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal and the Merit Protection Commissioner. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities—Report for 2011-12, including reports on the operation of Acts administered by the department, report of the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder, and financial statements of the Natural Heritage Trust of Australia. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Bureau of Meteorology—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Low Carbon Australia Limited—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.


 Australian National Maritime Museum—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC)—Reports for 2011-12—Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme (MilitarySuper), including financial statements for the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation. Motion of Senator Eggleston to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Ronaldson in continuation.

 Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Eggleston to take note of document agreed to.

 National Native Title Tribunal—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Eggleston to take note of document agreed to.

 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Aged Care Act 1997—Report for 2011-12 on the operation of the Act. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Finance—Advances provided under the annual Appropriation Acts—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Finance and Deregulation—Consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2012. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Public Service Commission—State of the service—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner—Report for 2012—Social justice. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner—Report for 2012—Native title. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation (National Environment Protection Council)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Research Council—Strategic plan 2012-13 to 2014-15. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.


 Schools Assistance Act 2008—Report on financial assistance granted to each state in respect of 2010. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Broadcasting Services Act 1992—Digital television transmission and reception—Report for the period 22 August to 31 December 2012, dated February 2013. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Statement of corporate intent 2012-13 to 2015-16. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Equity and diversity—Report for the period 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Nash to take note of document agreed to.

 Tiwi Land Council—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Sugar Research and Development Corporation (SRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Ronaldson in continuation.

 Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority—Report for 2009-10. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

General business orders of the day nos 47 to 52, 54 to 61 and 63 to 68 relating to government documents were called on but no motion was moved.

General business concluded.