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32    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:

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Industry structures and systems governing the imposition and disbursement of marketing and research and development (R&D) levies in the agriculture sector—Report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Back the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—Current and future arrangements for the marketing of Australian sugar—Erratum. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document agreed to.

Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Select Committee—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Wind Turbines—Select Committee—Report. Motion of Senator Leyonhjelm to take note of report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Leyonhjelm in continuation.

Economics References Committee—Digital currency - game changer or bit player—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report agreed to.

Community Affairs References Committee—Availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia—Interim report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Potential reforms of Australia’s national security legislation—Government response to chapters 2 and 3. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—Industry structures and systems governing levies on grass-fed cattle—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Back the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Review of the declaration of al-Raqqa province, Syria—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document agreed to.

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Review of the declaration of Mosul district, Ninewa province, Iraq—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document agreed to.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Recent trends in and preparedness for extreme weather events—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Ruston the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Privileges—Standing Committee—161st report—Possible imposition of a penalty on a witness before the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Collins)—That the Senate adopt the recommendation at paragraph 1.47 of the report that no contempt be found in respect of the matter referred—agreed to.

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—449th report—Regional Development Australia Fund, military equipment disposal and tariff concessions: Review of Auditor-General’s reports nos 1 to 23 (2014-15). Motion of Senator O’Sullivan to take note of report agreed to.

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

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Australia’s transport energy resilience and sustainability—Report. Motion of Senator Urquhart to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator McEwen the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Proposed Parliament House security upgrade works—Report. Motion of Senator Fawcett to take note of report agreed to.

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Department of Parliamentary Services—Second interim report. Motion of Senator Fawcett to take note of report agreed to.

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

Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples—Joint Select Committee—Report. Motion of Senator Peris to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator McEwen the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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

Health—Select Committee—Second interim report. Motion of Senator McLucas to take note of report agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Current and future arrangements for the marketing of Australian sugar—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report agreed to.

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—446th report—Review of the operations of the Parliamentary Budget Office—Government response. Motion to take note of document agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Partnering for the greater good: The role of the private sector in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in the Indo-Pacific region—Report. Motion of Senator Gallacher to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Ruston the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Procedure—Standing Committee—Second report of 2015—Temporary orders relating to the routine of business and consideration of private senators’ bills; Third party arbitration of public interest immunity claims. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Marshall) to take note of report agreed to.

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

Wind Turbines—Select Committee—Interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Madigan) to take note of report agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Grain export networks, including the on- and off-farm storage, transport, handling and export of Australian grain—Report. Motion of Senator Smith to take note of report agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 February to 18 February 2014—Government responses to interim and final reports. Motion of Senator Siewert to take note of documents called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Ruston in continuation.

Economics Legislation Committee— Competition and Consumer Act 2010 —Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Food and Grocery) Regulation 2015—Report. Motion of Senator Ruston to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator McEwen the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Community Affairs References Committee—Impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services—Interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert) to take note of report agreed to.

Environment and Communications References Committee—Environmental biosecurity—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Urquhart) to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee—Report—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry: Part 1 - Tender process for the navy’s new supply ships—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Additional estimates 2014-15—Report. Motion of Senator Ruston to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Ruston in continuation.

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee—Conduct of the 2013 election and matters related thereto—Report. Motion of Senator Ruston to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Ruston in continuation.

Economics References Committee—Out of reach? The Australian housing affordability challenge—Interim and final reports. Motion of Senator McLucas to take note of reports agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community—Report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Wright) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Leyonhjelm the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs—Select Committee—Report. Motion of Senator Ruston to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Ruston in continuation.

Environment and Communications References Committee—National Landcare Program—Report. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of report agreed to.

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

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

Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Environmental offsets—Government response. Motion of Senator Bilyk to take note of document called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Abbott Government’s Budget Cuts—Select Committee—First interim report. Motion of Senator Bilyk to take note of report called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator McEwen in continuation.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 February to 18 February 2014—Interim and final reports. Motion of Senator Bilyk to take note of reports called on. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Ruston in continuation.