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NOTICES

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate upholds the democratic principle that consumers should be free to buy or not buy goods based on personal ethics. (general business notice of motion no. 361)

Senator Singh: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties be authorised to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Monday, 12 September 2011, from 10.30 am to noon. (general business notice of motion no. 362)

Senator Singh: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Joint Standing Committee on Migration be authorised to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 14 September 2011, from 10.30 am to noon. (general business notice of motion no. 363)

Senator Stephens: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network be authorised to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Tuesday, 23 August 2011, from 6 pm. (general business notice of motion no. 364)

The Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin): To move on the next day of sitting—That the time for the presentation of the report of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 be extended to 21 September 2011. (general business notice of motion no. 365)

The Chair of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee (Senator Marshall): To move on the next day of sitting—That the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee be authorised to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Tuesday, 23 August 2011, from 7 pm, to take evidence for the committee's inquiry into the provisions of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Fair Protection for Firefighters) Bill 2011. (general business notice of motion no. 366)

Senator Marshall: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

 (a) notes:

  (i) the opening statement made by the President of Fair Work Australia on 1 June 2010 during his appearance at an estimates hearing of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, and

  (ii) in particular, the request made in that statement that the Senate reconsider its order of 28 October 2009 which requires that, on each occasion on which the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia, the President of Fair Work Australia appear before the committee to answer questions; and


 (b) modifies the order of 28 October 2009 by indicating that the Senate expects that the President of Fair Work Australia will appear should his or her presence be requested by the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee in the future, while relaxing the requirement that the President attend to answer questions on all occasions when the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia. (general business notice of motion no. 367)

The Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Senator Humphries): To move on the next day of sitting—That the time for the presentation of the report of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee on the agreement between Australia and Malaysia in relation to asylum seekers be extended to 11 October 2011. (general business notice of motion no. 368)

The Chair of the Community Affairs References Committee (Senator Siewert): To move on the next day of sitting—That the Community Affairs References Committee be authorised to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 25 August 2011, from 1 pm. (general business notice of motion no. 369)

The Chair of the Community Affairs References Committee (Senator Siewert): To move on the next day of sitting—That the time for the presentation of the report of the Community Affairs References Committee on the Professional Services Review Scheme be extended to 12 October 2011. (general business notice of motion no. 370)