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41    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:

Procedure—Standing Committee—Third report of 2015—Ministerial statements; Publications Committee. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Marshall) to take note of report agreed to.

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 called on. On the motion of Senator Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Trade and Investment Growth—Joint Select Committee—Inquiry into business experience in utilising Australia’s free trade agreements—Report. Motion of Senator Smith to take note of report agreed to.

Education and Employment References Committee—Australia’s temporary work visa programs—Interim report. Motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lines) to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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 debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Sterle 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 debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Bilyk in continuation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015—Report. Motion of Senator Fawcett 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 called on. On the motion of Senator Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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

Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry—Interim report. Motion of Senator Canavan to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Smith the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Domestic violence in Australia—Report. Motion of Senator Gallagher to take note of report called on. On the motion of Senator Bilyk 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. On the motion of Senator Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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 Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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 debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator Gallacher 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 Bilyk in continuation.

National Broadband Network—Select Committee—Second interim report—Government response. Motion of Senator McEwen to take note of document called on. On the motion of Senator Bilyk the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

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 called on. On the motion of Senator Smith the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.