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Monday, 17 June 2013
Page: 3058


Senator JACINTA COLLINS (VictoriaManager of Government Business in the Senate and Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations) (18:09): I move:

That these bills be now read a second time.

I seek leave to have the second reading speeches incorporated in Hansard.

Leave granted.

The speeches read as follows—

APPROPRIATION (PARLIAMENTARY DEPARTMENTS) BILL (NO. 1) 2013-2014

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014 seeks approval for appropriations from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of just under $184.8 million.

Details of the proposed appropriations are set out in Schedule 1 to the Bill.

APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1) 2013-2014

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014, together with Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2013-2014 and Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014, is one of the principal Bills underpinning the Government's Budget.

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014 seeks authority for meeting the expenses of the ordinary annual services of the Government.

The Bill seeks approval for appropriations from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of just under $78.2 billion.

Details of the proposed appropriations are set out in Schedule 1 to the Bill.

APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 2) 2013-2014

Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2013-2014 seeks approval for appropriations from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of just under $4.8 billion.

The Bill seeks authority to meet expenses other than for the ordinary annual services of the Government.

Details of the proposed appropriations are set out in Schedule 2 to the Bill.

Debate adjourned.