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Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Page: 132


Senator FIFIELD (VictoriaManager of Government Business in the Senate and Assistant Minister for Social Services) (09:32): I move:

(1) That the 2013-14 supplementary Budget estimates hearings be scheduled as follows:

Monday, 18 November and Tuesday, 19 November 2013 (supplementary hearings—Group A)

Wednesday, 20 November and Thursday, 21 November 2013 (supplementary hearings—Group B).

(2) That the committees consider the proposed expenditure in accordance with the allocation of departments and agencies to committees agreed to by the Senate.

(3) That pursuant to the order of the Senate of 26 August 2008, cross portfolio estimates hearings on Indigenous matters be scheduled for Friday, 22 November 2013.

(4) That committees meet in the following groups:

Group A:

   Environment and Communications

   Finance and Public Administration

   Legal and Constitutional Affairs

   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport

Group B:

   Community Affairs

   Economics

   Education and Employment

   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

Question agreed to.