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44  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:

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee—Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016—Advisory report. Motion of Senator Fawcett to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Education and Employment References Committee—Feasibility of, and options for, creating a national long service standard, and the portability of long service and other entitlements—Report. Motion of Senator Lines to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Lines in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Phenomenon colloquially referred to as ‘revenge porn’—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lazarus) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Education and Employment References Committee—Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability—Report. Motion of Senator McKenzie to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Lines in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren—Government response. Motion of Senator Smith to take note of document debated. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—‘I just want to be paid’: Insolvency in the Australian construction industry—Report. Motion of Senator Cameron to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Australia’s innovation system—Report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Empowering women and girls: The human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific region—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Final report—Performance, importance and role of Australia Post in Australian communities and its operations in relation to licensed post offices—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lazarus) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s automotive industry: Driving jobs and investment—Report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—Implementation and administration of the National Disability Insurance Scheme—Progress report. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]—Dissenting report from Opposition senators. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Select Committee—Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s regional processing centre in Nauru—Report. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Community Affairs References Committee—Out of home care—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Domestic violence in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Gallagher to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry: Part 3 - Long-term planning—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Use of unmanned air, maritime and land platforms by the Australian Defence Force—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Blind agreement: reforming Australia’s treaty-making process—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Community Affairs References Committee—Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

National Broadband Network—Select Committee—Second interim report—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Lines the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.