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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1) 1986-87

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance (Senator Walsh)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Question-put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Senator Walsh moved-

(1) That clauses 1 to 20 and Schedules 1 and 2 be postponed till after the consideration of Schedule 3.

(2) That, unless otherwise ordered, the Votes in Schedule 3 be considered in the same groupings and order as the departmental estimates referred to Estimates Committees A, B, C, D, E and F, respectively, as follows:

Division

No.

Department

Amount

$

Group A

380-382, 385, 386

Industry, Technology and Commerce...

353 853 000

500, 504, 506, 508,

510-513, 516-519

Prime Minister and Cabinet...

130 872 000

640, 642, 643

Trade...

245 869 000

540, 542-545,

547-548, 550, 552,

554

Science...

541 025 000

Group B

220, 221

Community Services...

468 642 000

360, 364, 365

Immigration and Ethnic Affairs...

173 793 000

560

Social Security...

573 693 000

325-328

Health...

526 957 000

Group C

304, 305, 307

Finance...

110 747 000

310

Advance to the Minister for Finance...

160 000 000

287-292

Employment and Industrial Relations...

818 629 000

670, 672, 676, 678

Treasury...

723 995 000

490, 495, 497

Primary Industry...

220 224 000

200-202

Communications...

510 115 000

Group D

270, 271, 278, 279,

282-284

Education...

934 420 000

352-356

Housing and Construction...

573 592 000

245

Buildings and Works (Defence)...

296 509 000

246

Repairs and Maintenance (Defence)...

146 383 000

247

Consultants' Fees-Buildings and Works (Defence)...

25 000 000

248

Housing for Members of the Australian Defence Force-Advances to States...

1 937 000

590, 592, 593

Sport, Recreation and Tourism...

92 032 000

130-133, 136, 140,

142-149

Arts, Heritage and Environment...

193 300 000

120, 123, 125

Aboriginal Affairs...

271 391 000

Group E

520-523, 525

Resources and Energy...

147 129 000

165, 170, 175,

177-181, 184-191

Attorney-General...

247 499 000

575-583

Special Minister of State...

278 939 000

315, 317-319

Foreign Affairs...

1 111 670 000

230, 232-234, 237,

239, 240, 241, 244

Defence...

6 589 130 000

Group F

690, 692-694

Veterans' Affairs...

999 200 000

664, 666-668

Transport...

179 309 000

193, 194

Aviation...

460 113 000

620, 622-626

Territories...

529 924 000

249

National Capital Development

Commission (Defence)...

2 486 000

400, 402, 403

Local Government and Administrative Services...

619 734 000

250

Rent (Defence)...

76 466 000

252

Acquisition of sites and buildings (Defence)...

36 185 000

(3) That leave be given to Senators to move motions expressing opinions or making recommendations based on the Reports of the Estimates Committees; that such motions be moved when the appropriate Vote is under consideration; that where more than one motion is proposed in relation to a particular Vote the motions may be debated together, but in all cases a motion or motions shall be disposed of before the Question is put on the Vote before the Chair; and that any Resolutions be reported when the Chairman reports to the President at the conclusion of proceedings in Committee of the Whole.

Question-put and passed.

Schedule 2 read-

Group A-

Divisions 380-382, 385, 386, Department of Industry, Technology and Commerce, $353,853,000, debated.

And it being 2 p.m., the Senate having resumed-