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Notice given 28 August 2001

Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Hill): To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the alliance between Australia and the United States of America under the ANZUS Treaty;

(b) reaffirms the commitment of Australia to that alliance, recognising its fundamental importance to this nation’s ongoing security;

(c) recognises that the alliance has significantly contributed to peace and security in the Asia Pacific and beyond;

(d) expresses its profound gratitude to the men and women of both nations who have served together throughout the world in defence of freedom and in the pursuit of peace and prosperity for all;

(e) acknowledges that this is an alliance between two peoples forever committed to democracy, and its foundation stones of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the independence and authority of the rule of law; and

(f) affirms its beliefs that the alliance will continue playing a vital role in a changing world, building a prosperous and secure future for our two nations, the Asia-Pacific region and the global community.

Orders of the Day

States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 30 August 2001 ).

( Bill exempted on 29 August 2001 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111 .)

Disability Services Amendment (Improved Quality Assurance) Bill 2001—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 August 2001 ).

( Bill exempted on 28 August 2001 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111 .)

Workplace Relations (Registered Organisations) Bill 2001

Workplace Relations (Registered Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2001— ( Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator O’Brien, 30 August 2001 ).

New Business Tax System (Thin Capitalisation) Bill 2001

New Business Tax System (Debt and Equity) Bill 2001— ( Minister for Industry, Science and Resources, Senator Minchin )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 8 August 2001 ).

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Budget 2000 and Other Measures) Bill 2001— ( Minister for Industry, Science and Resources, Senator Minchin )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 22 August 2001 ).

Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Bill 1998 [2001]—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 2 December 1998 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2001— ( Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 20 August 2001 ).

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2001— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 26 February 2001 ).

Patents Amendment Bill 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Senator Tambling )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 6 August 2001 ).

10  Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2000— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Senator Tambling )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 2 April 2001 ).

11  Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2000 [2001]

Australian Heritage Council Bill 2000 [2001]

Australian Heritage Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000 [2001]—( Senate bills )

In committee ( 22 August 2001 ).

12  Treasury Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill (No. 2) 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator O’Brien, 27 August 2001 ).

13  Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Senator Tambling )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 6 August 2001 ).

14  Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Bill 2001

Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to Cabinet, Senator Heffernan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 7 August 2001 ).

15  Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

Consideration in committee of the whole of message no. 788 from the House of Representatives ( 29 August 2001 ).

16  Copyright Amendment (Parallel Importation) Bill 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 28 June 2001 ).

17  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Bill 1998

Consideration in committee of the whole of message no. 376 from the House of Representatives ( 9 December 1999 ).

18  Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Bill 2000

In committee ( 29 August 2001 ).

19  Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1999— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Allison, in continuation, 5 April 2001 ).

20  Environmental Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000 [2001]—( Senate bill )

In committee ( 15 August 2000 ).

21  Aviation Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2001— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 26 February 2001 ).

22  Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2001— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Senator Tambling )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Denman, 22 May 2001 ).

23  Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 2000— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 16 August 2000 ).

24  Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Workplace Agreements Procedures) Bill 2000— ( Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Hill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 9 October 2000 ).

25  Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2000— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator O’Brien, 31 August 2000 ).

26  Defence 2000—Our future Defence force—Ministerial statement and document

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (Senator Ian Campbell)—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ian Campbell, in continuation, 6 December 2000 ).

27  Immigration—Immigration detention procedures—Ministerial statement and document

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (Senator Ian Campbell)—That the Senate take note of the documents ( Senator Harradine, in continuation, 27 February 2001 ).

28  Budget statement and documents 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Assistant Treasurer (Senator Kemp)—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( adjourned, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (Senator Patterson), 11 May 2000 ).

29  Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999

Consideration of message no. 333 from the House of Representatives ( 23 November 1999 ).

30  Transport and Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

In committee ( 10 May 2000 ).

31  Choice of Superannuation Funds (Consumer Protection) Bill 1999— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 22 November 1999 ).

32  Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Repeal Bill 1999— ( Assistant Treasurer, Senator Kemp )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 May 1999 ).

33  Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Bill 1998— ( Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 March 1999 ).

34  Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (More Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 1999

In committee ( 29 November 1999 ).

35  Taxation Laws Amendment (Political Donations) Bill 1999— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Troeth )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 August 1999 ).

36  Copyright Amendment (Importation of Sound Recordings) Bill 1999 [2001]—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information and Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 26 May 1999 ).

37  Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill 1999— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information and Technology and the Arts, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 12 May 1999 ).

38  Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill 1998— ( Minister for Family and Community Services )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Gibbs, 22 March 1999 ).

39  Innovation and Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

In committee ( 29 June 2001 ).

( The Senate has instructed to the committee of the whole to divide this bill into three separate bills, agreed to 29 June 2001 .)

40  Health Legislation Amendment (Minimum Proficiency Requirements for Medical Practitioners) Bill 2000

Further consideration ( 31 October 2000 ).

( This bill was the result of the division of the Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 4) 1999 on 31 October 2000 .)

41  Broadcasting Services Amendment (Multi-channelling) Bill 2001—( Senate bill )

Further consideration ( 1 March 2001 ).

( This bill was the result of the division of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2000 [2001] on 1 March 2001 .)

42  Budget statement and documents 1999-2000

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Assistant Treasurer (Senator Kemp)—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents—( adjourned, Assistant Treasurer (Senator Kemp), 13 May 1999 ).

43  Procedure—Standing Committee—First report of 1996 (in relation to the application and interpretation of the third paragraph of section 53 of the Constitution)

Consideration ( 11 November 1998 ).

44  Mid-term review of the Natural Heritage Trust—Ministerial statement and document

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Special Minister of State (Senator Abetz)—That the Senate take note of the documents ( Senator Abetz, in continuation, 6 September 2000 ).