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2013-15

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE

 

No. 118

 

Thursday, 17 September 2015

 

Contents

 

 

    1       Meeting of Senate........................................................................................................ 3143

    2       Documents..................................................................................................................... 3143

    3       Higher Education Support Amendment (New Zealand Citizens) Bill 2015...... 3143

    4       Fair Work Amendment (Penalty Rates Exemption for Small Businesses) Bill 2015                 3144

    5       Petitions.......................................................................................................................... 3144

    6       Notices............................................................................................................................ 3144

    7       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 12 of 2015..................... 3146

    8       Order of Business—Rearrangement......................................................................... 3148

    9       Postponement............................................................................................................... 3148

  10       Women—Domestic Violence—Affordable Housing............................................. 3148

  11       Communications—NBN Co Limited—Order for Production of Documents... 3148

  12       Regional Australia—Wet Tropics—Yellow Crazy Ants........................................ 3149

  13       Sport—Women’s Cricket............................................................................................ 3150

  14       Environment—National Bilby Day.......................................................................... 3150

  15       Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2015................................................................................................................... 3150

  16       Fair Work Amendment (Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2015............................................. 3151

  17       Politics—Coalition Agreement—Order for Production of Documents............... 3151

  18       Defence—Australia’s Future Submarine Program................................................. 3152

  19       Law and Justice—Crystal Methamphetamine....................................................... 3154

  20       Defence—Department of Veterans’ Affairs—2014 Client Services Survey—Order for Production of Documents           ....................................................................................................................... 3154

  21       Committee Membership............................................................................................. 3155

  22       Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

             Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015

             Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015............................. 3155

  23       Governor-General’s Message—Assent to Laws...................................................... 3155

  24       Transport—North Star Cruises—Briefing Materials and Correspondence—Order for Production of Documents—Documents.............................................................................................................. 3156

  25       Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014.............................................................................. 3156

  26       Questions........................................................................................................................ 3156

  27       Motions to Take Note of Answers............................................................................. 3156

  28       Committee Reports and Government Responses—Tabling and Consideration Pursuant to Standing Order 62(4)            ....................................................................................................................... 3157

  29       Politics—Coalition Agreement—Order for Production of Documents—Document                  3159

  30       Defence—Operations in the Middle East—Ministerial Statement—Document                        3159

  31       Immigration—Australia’s Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis—Ministerial Statement—Document                   3160

  32       Sport—Australian Motorsport................................................................................... 3160

  33       Family and Community Services—Centrepay Policy and Terms—Order for Production of Documents—Documents   ....................................................................................................................... 3160

  34       Committee Reports and Government Responses—Orders of the Day—Consideration                          3160

  35       Adjournment................................................................................................................. 3162

  36       Attendance.................................................................................................................... 3162