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24    Committee Reports and Government Responses—Orders of the Day—Consideration

The following orders of the day relating to committee reports and government responses were considered:

Northern Australia—Joint Select Committee—Scaling up: Inquiry into opportunities for expanding aquaculture in Northern Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Macdonald to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Scrutiny of financial advice: Part 1 - Land banking: a ticking time bomb—Report. Motion of Senator Bilyk to take note of report debated and agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Australia’s future activities and responsibilities in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic waters—Government response. Motion of Senator Whish-Wilson to take note of document agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Foreign investment review framework—Interim report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report agreed to.

Education and Employment References Committee—Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability—Report. Motion of Senator McKenzie to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren—Government response. Motion of Senator Smith to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Brown in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services—Government response. Motion of Senator Siewert to take note of document agreed to.

Economics References Committee—‘I just want to be paid’: Insolvency in the Australian construction industry—Report. Motion of Senator Cameron to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator McEwen the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Economics References Committee—Australia’s innovation system—Report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Empowering women and girls: The human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific region—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Final report—Performance, importance and role of Australia Post in Australian communities and its operations in relation to licensed post offices—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lazarus) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator McEwen the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Australia’s relationship with Mexico—Report. Motion of Senator Back to take note of report debated and agreed to.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Stormwater management in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Ketter to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Third party certification of food—Report. Motion of Senator Dastyari to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s automotive industry: Driving jobs and investment—Report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report agreed to.

National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—Implementation and administration of the National Disability Insurance Scheme—Progress report. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Education and Employment References Committee—Getting our money’s worth: the operation, regulation and funding of private vocational education and training (VET) providers in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Carr to take note of report agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]—Dissenting report from Opposition senators. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report agreed to.

Health—Select Committee—Australian Hearing: too important to privatise—Third interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator O’Neill) to take note of report agreed to.

Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Select Committee—Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s regional processing centre in Nauru—Report. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Out of home care—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Domestic violence in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Gallagher to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry: Part 3 - Long-term planning—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Use of unmanned air, maritime and land platforms by the Australian Defence Force—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Blind agreement: reforming Australia’s treaty-making process—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Gallacher) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Community Affairs References Committee—Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

National Broadband Network—Select Committee—Second interim report—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator O’Neill in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community—Report. Motion to take note of report agreed to.