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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS—ORDERS OF THE DAY—CONSIDERATION

The following orders of the day relating to government documents were considered:

 Australian War Memorial—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)—

  Report for 2011-12.

  Addendum.

 —Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 NBN Co Limited—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12, including report of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport—Report for 2011-12, including report on the operation of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Australian National Preventive Health Agency—Report for the period 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2012. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12, including report of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund—Correction. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Tourism Australia—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities—Report for 2011-12, including reports on the operation of Acts administered by the department, report of the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder, and financial statements of the Natural Heritage Trust of Australia. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Kroger debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.


 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian National Maritime Museum—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Back to take note of document agreed to.

 Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC)—Reports for 2011-12—Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme (MilitarySuper), including financial statements for the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation. Motion of Senator Eggleston to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bushby debate was adjourned till Thursday at general business.

 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Aged Care Act 1997—Report for 2011-12 on the operation of the Act. Motion of Senator Bushby to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Public Service Commission—State of the service—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Mason in continuation.

 Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner—Report for 2012—Social justice. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner—Report for 2012—Native title. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation (National Environment Protection Council)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Research Council—Strategic plan 2012-13 to 2014-15. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Schools Assistance Act 2008—Report on financial assistance granted to each state in respect of 2010. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Broadcasting Services Act 1992—Digital television transmission and reception—Report for the period 22 August to 31 December 2012, dated February 2013. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Statement of corporate intent 2012-13 to 2015-16. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Equity and diversity—Report for the period 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Tiwi Land Council—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Sugar Research and Development Corporation (SRDC)—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.


 Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984—Report for 2011-12. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority—Report for 2009-10. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of document agreed to.

 Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation—Report for 2011-12. Motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz) to take note of document agreed to.

 Fair Work Act 2009—Fair Work Australia—General Manager's reports for the period 2009-12—Extent to which individual flexibility arrangements are agreed to and the content of those arrangements, dated November 2012. Motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz) to take note of document agreed to.

 Fair Work Act 2009—Fair Work Australia—General Manager's reports for the period 2009-12—Enterprise agreement-making in Australia under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), dated November 2012. Motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz) to take note of document agreed to.

 Fair Work Act 2009—Fair Work Australia—General Manager's reports for the period 2009-12—Operation of the provisions of the National Employment Standards relating to requests for flexible working arrangements and extensions of unpaid parental leave, dated November 2012. Motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz) to take note of document agreed to.

 Innovation Australia—Report for 2011-12. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby agreed to.

 Snowy Hydro Limited—Financial report for the period 3 July 2011 to 30 June 2012. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 ASC Pty Ltd—Statement of corporate intent 2012 to 2015. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Australian River Co. Limited—Report for the period 1 December 2011 to 30 November 2012. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Office of the Inspector of Transport Security—Offshore oil and gas resources sector security inquiry—Government response, dated May 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

 Water Act 2007—Murray-Darling Basin Plan implementation: Initial report—Report No. 1, dated 1 March 2013. Motion to take note of document moved by Senator Bushby. Debate adjourned till Thursday at general business, Senator Bushby in continuation.

General business orders of the day nos. 36, 37, 39, 40, 43 to 52 and 54 to 64 relating to government documents were called on but no motion was moved.

General business concluded.