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40    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:

Public Works—Joint Statutory Committee—5th report of 2017—Referrals received December 2016, February and March 2017. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report agreed to.

Law Enforcement—Joint Statutory Committee—Reports—Examination of the Australian Crime Commission annual report 2014-15—Examination of the Australian Federal Police annual report 2014-15. Motion of the deputy chair of the committee (Senator Singh) to take note of reports agreed to.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Risks and opportunities associated with the use of the bumblebee population in Tasmania for commercial pollination purposes—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Whish-Wilson) to take note of report agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Planned acquisition of the F-35 Lightning II (Joint Strike Fighter)—Government response. Motion of Senator Ludlam to take note of document agreed to.

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—167th report—Nuclear Cooperation - Ukraine; Extradition - China—Government response concerning nuclear cooperation with Ukraine. Motion of Senator Ludlam to take note of document agreed to.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Operation, effectiveness, and consequences of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016—Report. Motion of Senator Rice to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Report on the 2015-16 annual reports of bodies established under the ASIC Act. Motion of Senator Dastyari to take note of report agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Serious allegations of abuse, self-harm and neglect of asylum seekers in relation to the Nauru Regional Processing Centre, and any like allegations in relation to the Manus Regional Processing Centre—Report. Motion of Senator McKim to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World—Select Committee—Stability and affordability: Forging a path to Australia’s renewable energy future—Report. Motion of Senator McAllister to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Second interim report—Increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia—Government response. Motion of Senator Sterle to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Community Affairs References Committee—Complaints mechanism administered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Price regulation associated with the Prostheses List Framework—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report agreed to.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Whish-Wilson) to take note of report debated and agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Department of Defence’s management of credit and other transaction cards—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Airport and aviation security—Report. Motion of Senator McAllister to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Retirement of coal fired power stations—Final report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Whish-Wilson) to take note of report agreed to.

Red Tape—Select Committee—Effect of red tape on the sale, supply and taxation of alcohol—Interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Leyonhjelm) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—Parliamentary Budget Office Review 2015-16—Report of the independent panel. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Smith) to take note of report agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Nature and scope of any agreement reached by the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments in relation to the distribution of proceeds of the liquidation of, and litigation concerning, the Bell Group of companies (the proceeds)—Report to the Senate on compliance with motion no. 274. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Pratt) to take note of report agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Operation of the Australian Defence Force’s resistance to interrogation training—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report agreed to.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Operation of the Administrative Arrangements Order, the effectiveness of the division and performance of responsibilities under it, and any other related matters—Report. Motion of Senator Urquhart to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—‘Lifting the fear and suppressing the greed’: Penalties for white-collar crime and corporate and financial misconduct in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Urquhart to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Nature and scope of any agreement reached by the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments in relation to the distribution of proceeds of the liquidation of, and litigation concerning, the Bell Group of companies (the proceeds)—Interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Pratt) to take note of report agreed to.

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee—The 2016 Federal election: Foreign donations—Second interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Report—2016 Census: issues of trust—Government response. Motion of Senator O’Neill to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan—Select Committee—Report—Refreshing the Plan—Government response. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Leyonhjelm. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Import of seafood and seafood products—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Sterle) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—Freedom of speech in Australia: Inquiry into the operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and related procedures under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth)—Report. Motion of Senator Paterson to take note of report agreed to.

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Reports—Review of administration and expenditure no. 14 (2014-15): Australian intelligence agencies—Review of the listing and re-listing of four terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code: Al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent, Islamic State in Libya, Islamic State Sinai Province and al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of reports agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Reports—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry—Part 2 - Future submarines—Part 3 - Long-term planning—Government responses. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of documents called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability—Government response. Motion of Senator Siewert to take note of document agreed to.

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—167th report—Nuclear Cooperation - Ukraine; Extradition - China. Motion of Senator McAllister to take note of report agreed to.

Wind Turbines—Select Committee—Report—Government response. Motion of Senator Smith to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Report—Australia’s innovation system—Government response. Motion of Senator Urquhart to take note of document agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Extent of income inequality in Australia - Bridging our growing divide: inequality in Australia—Government response. Motion of Senator Siewert to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s steel industry—Interim report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—2016 Census: issues of trust—Report. Motion of Senator Bilyk to take note of report agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Delivery and effectiveness of Australia’s bilateral aid program in Papua New Guinea—Government response. Motion of the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (Senator Scullion) to take note of document agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—Bicycle helmet laws (term of reference d)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—Sale and use of marijuana and associated products (term of reference c)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—Western Sydney Wanderers supporters (term of reference f)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—The classification of publications, films and computer games (term of reference e)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report debated and agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—The sale and use of tobacco, tobacco products, nicotine products and e-cigarettes (term of reference a)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Personal choice and community impacts—Sale and service of alcohol (term of reference b)—Interim report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Palliative care in Australia—Government response. Motion of Senator Polley to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting.