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Notice given 20 March 2002

*3  Special Minister of State (Senator Abetz): To move— That, in accordance with section 5 of the Parliament Act 1974 , the Senate approves the proposal by the National Capital Authority and the Canberra Tourism and Events Corporation, for temporary works within the Parliamentary Zone, associated with the National Capital ‘Canberra 400’ V8 Supercar race carnival.

Orders of the Day

*1  Migration Legislation Amendment (Transitional Movement) Bill 2002

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Justice and Customs (Senator Ellison)—That this bill be now read a third time—( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 20 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

Ministers of State Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer (Senator Coonan), 19 March 2002 ).

Criminal Code Amendment (Anti-hoax and Other Measures) Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Special Minister of State (Senator Abetz), 19 March 2002 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation) Bill (No. 1) 2002

Income Tax (Superannuation Payments Withholding Tax) Bill 2002— ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 13 March 2002 ).

*5  Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 20 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

*6  Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 20 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

Advance to the Finance Minister as a final charge for the year ended 30 June 2001

Consideration in committee of the whole ( 12 March 2002 ).

*8  Taxation Laws Amendment (Baby Bonus) Bill 2002— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 20 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

*9  Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2002

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Bill 2002— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 20 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

10  Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Amendment Bill 2002—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 12 March 2002 ).

( Bill exempted on 20 March 2002 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

11  Governor-General’s Opening Speech

Adjourned debate on the motion—That the following address-in-reply be agreed to:

To His Excellency the Governor-General

may it please your excellency—

We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign and to thank Your Excellency for the speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament.

And on the amendment moved by the Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Stott Despoja) —That the following words be added to the address-in-reply:

“, but the Senate is of the opinion that:

(a) the Government must move towards a more humane and workable approach to asylum seekers; and

(b) Woomera detention centre should be closed”—( Senator Forshaw, in continuation, 12 March 2002 ).

12  Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Further Simplification of International Payments) Bill 2002— ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 13 March 2002 ).

13  Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002— ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 13 March 2002 ).