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Wednesday, 13 November 2013
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Consideration

The following government documents tabled earlier today were considered:

Wet Tropics Management Authority—Report for 2012-13, including State of the Wet Tropics report. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

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

Gene Technology Regulator—Quarterly report for the period 1 January to 31 March 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—

   Australia in the Asian Century: towards 2025—Country strategy—

      China.

      India.

      Indonesia.

      Japan.

      South Korea.

Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Human Rights Commission—Audit report—Review into the treatment of women at the Australian Defence Force Academy, dated July 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Department of Immigration and Citizenship—Access and equity in government services—Report for 2010-12. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Australia's welfare 2013—Eleventh biennial report. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education—Australian vocational education and training system—Report for 2011. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)—Corporate plan 2013-14 to 2015-16. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Moorebank Intermodal Company—Statement of corporate intent 2013 to 2014. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997—Live-stock mortalities during exports by sea—Report for the period 1 January to 30 June 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Productivity Commission—Report No. 63—Safeguards inquiry into the import of processed tomato products, dated 18 September 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Productivity Commission—Report No. 64—Safeguards inquiry into the import of processed fruit products, dated 18 September 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—

Diversity and inclusion—Report for 2012-13.

Report for 2012-13.

Statement of corporate intent 2013-14 to 2016-17.

Motion to take note of documents moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Health Workforce Australia—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Australian Research Council (ARC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

National Water Commission—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Private Health Insurance Ombudsman—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)—Report for the period 3 December 2012 to 30 June 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)—Report of the Commissioner of Taxation for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Limited—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Polley. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Polley in continuation.

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator McKenzie. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator McKenzie in continuation.

Australian Institute of Criminology—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Bureau of Meteorology—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs—Report for 2012-13, including reports of the Aboriginals Benefit Account and Coordinator General for Remote Indigenous Services, and financial statements for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Account. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens and debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Lines in continuation.

Australian Human Rights Commission—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

NBN Co Limited—

Letter to the Chairman of NBN Co Limited (Dr Switkowski) from the Minister for Communications and the Minister for Finance, dated 24 October 2013.

Report for 2012-13.

Motion to take note of documents moved by Senator Pratt. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Pratt in continuation.

Productivity Commission—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited (AITSL)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Australian Public Service Commission—Report of the Australian Public Service Commissioner for 2012-13, including report of the Merit Protection Commissioner. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Pratt. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Pratt in continuation.

Australian Sports Commission—Report for 2012-13, including report of the Australian Sports Foundation Limited. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate (Fair Work Building and Construction)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia (Australian Financial Security Authority)—Report for 2012-13, including reports on the operation of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 and Personal Property Securities Act 2009. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Department of Infrastructure and Transport—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport—Report for 2012-13, including report on the operation of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism—Report for 2012-13, including report of Geoscience Australia. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Moorebank Intermodal Company—Report for the period 13 December 2012 to 30 June 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

National Competition Council—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

National Film and Sound Archive—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

National Health Performance Authority (NHPA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2012-13, including report of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Fair Work Ombudsman—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

National Blood Authority—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

National Health Funding Body—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

National Library of Australia—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

National Museum of Australia—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Tourism Australia—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Aged Care Commissioner—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Accounting Standards Board—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian National Preventive Health Agency—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Macdonald. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Macdonald in continuation.

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)—Report for the period 3 August 2012 to 30 June 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Clean Energy Regulator—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Director of National Parks—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Future Fund Board of Guardians and Future Fund Management Agency (Future Fund)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

National Mental Health Commission—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Pratt. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Pratt in continuation.

Professional Services Review—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Boyce. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Boyce in continuation.

Wine Australia Corporation—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Climate Change Authority—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Fair Work Commission—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Edwards. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Edwards in continuation.

Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Pratt. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Pratt in continuation.

Australian Strategic Policy Institute Limited (ASPI)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Old Parliament House (Museum of Australian Democracy)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Faulkner. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Faulkner in continuation.

Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)—Report for 2012-13. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Audio description trial on ABC television, dated December 2012. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Stephens. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Stephens in continuation.

General business orders of the day nos. 1, 3, 6 and 7, 11 and 12, 17 to 25, 29 to 33, 35, 37 to 39, 41 to 43, 46 and 47, 50 and 51, 54 , 56 and 57, 59, 64 and 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 76, 78 to 80, 83, 85 to 87, 92 and 93, 95, 98 and 99, 103 to 106, 108, 110 and 111, 113, 117, 122 to 126, 128, 130 to 132, 137, 140, 143 to 146, 153, 160 and 161, 163, 165 and 166, 168, 170, 173, 175, 177, 179, 181 to 184 and 188 to 192, relating to government documents were called on but no motion was moved.