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Thursday, 11 October 2012
Page: 8080

Consideration

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

Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Interim and final reports—Low Aromatic Fuel Bill 2012. Motion to take note of reports moved by Senator Moore. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Moore in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Report—Detention of Indonesian minors in Australia. Motion to take note of report moved by Senator Wright and agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Interim report—Inquiry into the effect on Australian pineapple growers of importing fresh pineapples from Malaysia. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of report agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Palliative care in Australia. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Moore in continuation.

Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—Fifth report of 2012—Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Bills and legislative instruments introduced 17 September to 20 September 2012. Motion of Senator Stephens to take note of report agreed to.

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Review of the re-listing of five terrorist organisations. Motion of Senator Faulkner to take note of report agreed to.

Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—Fourth report of 2012—Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Interim report—Social Security Legislation Amendment (Fair Incentives to Work) Bill 2012. Motion of Senator Brown to take note of report agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—The factors affecting the supply of health services and medical professionals in rural areas. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Back in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Report—A balancing act: provisions of the Water Act 2007—Government response. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Interim (2) and final reports—Australia’s biosecurity and quarantine arrangements. Motion of Senator Back to take note of reports called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Back in continuation.

Orders of the day nos 2 and 5 relating to committee reports and government responses were called on but no motion was moved.