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2013-16

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE

 

No. 147

 

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

 

Contents

 

 

     

    1       Meeting of Senate........................................................................................................ 3951

    2       Documents..................................................................................................................... 3951

    3       Committees—Leave to Meet During Sitting........................................................... 3952

    4       Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016.................................................. 3953

    5       Senators’ Statements................................................................................................... 3953

    6       Questions........................................................................................................................ 3953

    7       Science and Technology—Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation—Answer to Question—Statement by Leave........................................................................................................................ 3953

    8       Question on Notice—Answer and Explanation...................................................... 3953

    9       Motions to Take Note of Answers............................................................................. 3954

  10       Petitions.......................................................................................................................... 3954

  11       Notices............................................................................................................................ 3954

  12       Postponements.............................................................................................................. 3964

  13       Committee—Extension of Time to Report............................................................. 3964

  14       Leave of Absence......................................................................................................... 3964

  15       Hours of Meeting and Routine of Business—Variation—First Speech............. 3964

  16       Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Reference                       3964

  17       Foreign Affairs—Global Polio Eradication Initiative............................................. 3965

  18       Social Issues—National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence............ 3966

  19       Death of Sarah Tait..................................................................................................... 3966

  20       Senate—Electoral Law Changes—Communications—Order for Production of Documents                 3967

  21       Science and Technology—CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Division—Restructure—Orders for Production of Documents................................................................................................................................... 3968

  22       Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee—Extension of Time to Report                         3969

  23       Foreign Affairs—Global Polio Eradication Initiative............................................. 3969

  24       First Speech.................................................................................................................... 3970

  25       Foreign Affairs—Syria—Humanitarian Assistance............................................... 3970

  26       Hours of Meeting and Routine of Business—Proposed Variation...................... 3971

  27       Environment—Clean Energy Projects...................................................................... 3971

  28       Hours of Meeting and Routine of Business—Proposed Variation...................... 3972

  29       Family and Community Services—Cashless Welfare Card Trial....................... 3973

  30       Law and Justice—Data Retention—Repeal of Laws............................................ 3974

  31       Discussion of Matter of Public Importance—Environment—Climate Change                         3975

  32       Committee Membership............................................................................................. 3975

  33       Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016

             Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016                              3976

  34       Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

             Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Norfolk Island) Bill 2016.............. 3976

  35       Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016

             Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016

             Registration of Deaths Abroad Amendment Bill 2016

             Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Bill 2016

             Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2016

             Treasury Legislation Amendment (Repeal Day 2015) Bill 2016........................ 3977

  36       Transport Security Amendment (Serious or Organised Crime) Bill 2016........... 3978

  37       Governor-General’s Message—Assent to Laws...................................................... 3978

  38       Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016.................................................. 3978

  39       Notice.............................................................................................................................. 3978

  40       Adjournment................................................................................................................. 3979

  41       Attendance.................................................................................................................... 3979