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2016-17

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE

 

No. 68

 

Monday, 13 November 2017

 

Contents

 

 

     

    1       Meeting of Senate........................................................................................................ 2163

    2       Attendance of the Governor-General....................................................................... 2163

    3       Resignation of President—Vacancy in the representation of Tasmania—Orders of Court of Disputed Returns—Election of senators.................................................................................................................... 2163

    4       Election of President.................................................................................................... 2163

    5       Prayers and acknowledgement of country.............................................................. 2164

    6       President’s commission to administer oath or affirmation................................... 2164

    7       Documents..................................................................................................................... 2165

    8       Committees—Leave to meet during sittings........................................................... 2178

    9       Vacancy in the representation of South Australia................................................. 2178

  10       Senator Steele-John—Statement by President........................................................ 2178

  11       Qualification of former Senator Parry—Reference to Court of Disputed Returns                    2179

  12       Proposed Citizenship Register.................................................................................... 2179

  13       Ministry and ministerial arrangements—Document.............................................. 2182

  14       Questions........................................................................................................................ 2182

  15       Motions to take note of answers............................................................................... 2183

  16       Death of former Governor-General the Right Honourable Sir Ninian Martin Stephen, KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, QC................................................................................................................................... 2183

  17       Notices............................................................................................................................ 2183

  18       Private senators’ bills—Consideration...................................................................... 2190

  19       Leave of absence......................................................................................................... 2190

  20       Postponements.............................................................................................................. 2190

  21       Committees—Extensions of time to report............................................................. 2191

  22       Urgency motion—Manufacturing industry—Electricity prices........................... 2191

  23       Documents—Consideration....................................................................................... 2191

  24       Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Australian veterans—Ministerial statement—Documents................................................................................................................................... 2192

  25       Committee membership.............................................................................................. 2192

  26       Medicare Levy Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017 and 10 related bills                     2192

  27       Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2017

             Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017                        2193

  28       Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017

             Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2017......................... 2194

  29       Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2017............................. 2194

  30       Customs Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017                    2195

  31       Australian Grape and Wine Authority Amendment (Wine Australia) Bill 2017

             Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Representation) Bill 2017

             Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016....................................... 2195

  32       Committee membership.............................................................................................. 2195

  33       Governor-General’s messages—Assent to laws...................................................... 2195

  34       Australian Citizenship Act—Proposed disallowance............................................. 2196

  35       Citizenship Register................................................................................................... .. 2196

  36       Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017

             Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment (Vacancy Fees) Bill 2017                               2197

  37       Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Criminal Code Amendment (Impersonating a Commonwealth Body) Bill 2017........................................................................ 2197

  38       Notice.............................................................................................................................. 2197

  39       Adjournment................................................................................................................. 2198

  40       Attendance.................................................................................................................... 2198