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SJ No 48 - 25 August 2011
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Senate Journal No. 48 - 25 August 2011
- 1 MEETING OF SENATE
- 2 TEMPORARY CHAIR OF COMMITTEES
- 3 ORDER OF BUSINESS—REARRANGEMENT
- 4 NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY BILL 2010 (NO. 2)
- 5 NOTICES
- 6 SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 11 OF 2011
- 7 ORDER OF BUSINESS—REARRANGEMENT
- 8 POSTPONEMENT
- 9 NOTICES OF MOTION WITHDRAWN
- 10 NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK—JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE—LEAVE TO MEET DURING SITTING
- 11 ECONOMICS—QUEENSLAND
- 12 QANTAS SALE AMENDMENT (STILL CALL AUSTRALIA HOME) BILL 2011
- 13 QUARANTINE AMENDMENT (DISALLOWING PERMITS) BILL 2011
- 14 ENVIRONMENT—NEW SOUTH WALES—BIOMASS POWER PLANT
- 15 LAW AND JUSTICE—AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY AND PARLIAMENT HOUSE—PROTESTERS
- 16 IMMIGRATION—MV TAMPA—ANNIVERSARY
- 17 FOREIGN AFFAIRS—CHINA
- 18 PUBLICATIONS—STANDING COMMITTEE—8TH REPORT
- 19 COMMITTEES—ADDITIONAL INFORMATION—ESTIMATES
- 20 FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE REFERENCES COMMITTEE—REPORT—REQUEST FOR TENDER FOR AVIATION CONTRACTS
- 21 TOBACCO PLAIN PACKAGING BILL 2011E TRADE MARKS AMENDMENT (TOBACCO PLAIN PACKAGING) BILL 2011
- 22 LEGISLATIVE INSTRUMENTS AMENDMENT (SUNSETTING) BILL 2011
- 23 INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2011
- 24 INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY AMENDMENT BILL 2011
- 25 OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE AMENDMENT (NATIONAL REGULATOR) BILL 2011E OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE (REGISTRATION FEES) AMENDMENT BILL 2011E OFFSHORE PETROLEUM (ROYALTY) AMENDMENT BILL 2011E OFFSHORE RESOURCES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES) BILL 2011E OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE REGULATORY LEVIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (2011 MEASURES NO. 2) BILL 2011
- 26 QUESTIONS
- 27 MOTIONS TO TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS
- 28 COMMUNITY AFFAIRS—STANDING COMMITTEE—GOVERNMENT RESPONSE—MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA
- 29 REGIONAL AND REMOTE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES—SELECT COMMITTEE—GOVERNMENT RESPONSE—FOURTH REPORT
- 30 AUDITOR-GENERAL—AUDIT REPORT NO. 2 OF 2011-12—DOCUMENT
- 31 DOCUMENTS
- 32 INDEXED LISTS OF DEPARTMENTAL AND AGENCY FILES—ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS—DOCUMENTS
- 33 DEPARTMENTAL AND AGENCY CONTRACTS—ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS—DOCUMENTS
- 34 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
- 35 EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS LEGISLATION COMMITTEE—ESTIMATES HEARINGS—PROPOSED ATTENDANCE OF WITNESS
- 36 FIRST SPEECHES
- 37 GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS—ORDERS OF THE DAY—CONSIDERATION
- 38 COMMITTEE REPORTS AND GOVERNMENT RESPONSES—ORDERS OF THE DAY—CONSIDERATION
- 39 ADJOURNMENT
- 40 ATTENDANCE
Senator Macdonald, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 380—That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(i) north Queensland's significant economic growth has been recorded in the recent quarterly development status report released by Townsville Enterprise Pty Ltd,
(ii) the report, which covered the 3-month period to 30 June 2011, showed that, despite setbacks caused by Cyclone Yasi, approximately $53 billion worth of development projects are currently underway or awaiting approval, and
(iii) current projects include the $385 million redevelopment of Lavarack Barracks in Townsville in preparation for the arrival of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; and
(b) congratulates Townsville Enterprise Pty Ltd on its pivotal role in encouraging and facilitating continued investment in north Queensland.
The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown), by leave, moved the following amendment:
Omit paragraph (b), substitute:
(b) congratulates Townsville Enterprise Pty Ltd on its role in reducing housing supply pressures in Townsville through the redevelopment of the Lavarack Barracks and notes that the redevelopment was partially funded by the Labor Government in the 2011-12 Federal Budget.
Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.
The Senate divided—
Question agreed to.
Senator Macdonald, by leave, moved the following amendment:
Omit paragraph (b).
Ruling of President: The President ruled that the proposed amendment was contrary to standing order 92 and was therefore not in order.
Main question, as amended, put and passed.
Senator Macdonald sought leave to make a statement relating to the motion.
The President reminded senators of the Procedure Committee's second report of 2011 and its consideration of standing order 66 relating to procedures for dealing with formal motions and in particular, statements being made by leave which may lead to de facto debate.
Statements by leave: Senators Macdonald and Bob Brown, by leave, made statements relating to the motion.