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AUSTRALIA COUNCIL BILL 2013E AUSTRALIA COUNCIL (CONSEQUENTIAL AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS) E BILL 2013

Messages from the House of Representatives were reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bills:

 Message no. 654, dated 28 May 2013—A Bill for an Act to provide for a Council for purposes connected with the support and promotion of the arts, and for related purposes.

 Message no. 647, dated 16 May 2013—A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Australia Council Act 2013, and for related purposes.

The Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations (Senator Collins) moved—That these bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

Senator Collins moved—That these bills be now read a second time.

Explanatory memorandum: Senator Collins tabled a revised explanatory memorandum relating to the Australia Council Bill 2013.

On the motion of Senator Collins the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.