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Notice given 20 March 2002

*46  Senator Bishop: To move—That the Senate notes that:

(a) the French Government plans to construct a new three runway airport, estimated to cost $A19 billion, in Northern France covering eight World War I cemeteries containing 1 200 graves, including those of 61 Australians who fell in action;

(b) these plans will also affect a large unknown number of those lost in action but never found;

(c) this proposal has enormous consequences for the memories of many Australian families and therefore must be resisted;

(d) the Australian Government has had significant prior notice of these plans and has been dilatory in protesting to the French;

(e) the Australian Government has only in recent days made representations to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; and

(d) as yet no formal representations have been made to the French Government by the Australian Government to register Australian objection to the desecration of this land by such a development.

*47  Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills (Senator Cooney): To move—That the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills be authorised to hold a public hearing on the provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Espionage and Related Offences) Bill 2002, the Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2] and the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism Bill 2002 for the purposes of clarifying points raised by the committee’s legal adviser in relation to the above bills.

*48  Senator Bartlett: To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to provide for an extension of the boundaries of the Marine Park. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Boundary Extension) Amendment Bill 2002 .

*49  Chair of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (Senator Crane): To move—That the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee be authorised to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 21 March 2002, from 4 pm, to take evidence for the committee’s inquiry into the administration by the Department of Transport and Regional Services of Australian Motor Vehicle Standards under the Motor Vehicles Standards Act 1989 and Regulations.

*50  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes:

(i) that illegal coltan mining in the World Heritage areas of Kahuzi-Biega National Park and the Okapi Reserve is destroying wildlife, forests and habitat, particularly the Grauer gorilla, the forest antelope, the elephant and the chimpanzee, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

(ii) that world demand for coltan is exploding for use in the electronics industry, in particular for mobile phones,

(iii) the call by the World Conservation Union to boycott coltan produced in World Heritage sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

(iv) the report to the United Nations (UN) Security Council by a UN-appointed panel of experts for a moratorium for a specific period on the purchase and importing of precious products such as coltan, diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt, timber and coffee originating in areas where foreign troops are present in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in territories under the control of rebels,

(v) that the Democratic Republic of the Congo produces less than a quarter of the world’s coltan while Australia currently meets 40 per cent of world demand and is capable of producing up to 60 per cent of world demand from reserves in Western Australia; and

(b) calls on the Government to ban the importation into Australia of all mobile phones and electronic goods that contain coltan produced outside Australia.

*51  Senator Brown: To move—That photographs of any senator may be taken by the media in the chamber whenever that senator has the call.

*52  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate considers that Basslink should be required to place powerlines underground in Victoria and Tasmania if it should proceed.

Notice of motion altered on 20 March 2002 pursuant to standing order 77.

Orders of the Day relating to Government Documents

1  Australian Law Reform Commission—Report no. 92—The judicial power of the Commonwealth: A review of the Judiciary Act 1903 and related legislation

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

2   Aged Care Act 1997 —Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Act

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Buckland, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

3  Wet Tropics Management Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

4  Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Limited—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Buckland—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

5  Tiwi Land Council—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

6  Torres Strait Regional Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

7  Aboriginal Hostels Limited—Report for the period 25 June 2000 to 23 June 2001

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

8  Indigenous Land Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

9  Northern Land Council—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

10  Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Mackay—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Mackay, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

11  Centrelink—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

12  Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs—Report for 2000-01, including reports pursuant to the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 and the Australian Citizenship Act 1948

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cooney, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

13  Department of Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs—Report for the period 30 January to 30 June 2001

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

14  Australian Customs Service—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

15  Australian Federal Police—Report for 2000-01, including a report pursuant to the Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

16  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 2000-01—Volume 1: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cooney—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cooney, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

17  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 2000-01—Volume 2: Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cooney—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cooney, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

18  Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

19  Inspector-General in Bankruptcy—Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Bankruptcy Act 1966

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

20  Office of Film and Literature Classification—Classification Board and Classification Review Board—Reports for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

21  Department of the Environment and Heritage—Report for 2000-01, including the report of the Supervising Scientist and reports on the operation of the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports (Act) 1989 and the Ozone Protection Act 1989

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

22  National Oceans Office—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

23  Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

24  Department of Family and Community Services—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

25  Health Insurance Commission—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

26   Crimes Act 1914 —Report on controlled operations for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

27  National Library of Australia—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Tierney—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Tierney, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

28  Australia New Zealand Food Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

29   Witness Protection Act 1994 —Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Act

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

30  Refugee Review Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

31  Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

32  Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hutchins—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hutchins, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

33  Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

34  Australian Fisheries Management Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

35  Fisheries Research and Development Corporation and Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Selection Committee—Reports for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

36  Grains Research and Development Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

37  Migration Review Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

38  Comcare Australia—Report for 2000-01, including the report of QWL Corporation Pty Limited

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

39  Attorney-General’s Department—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

40  Department of Defence—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

41  Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

42  Australian Industrial Relations Commission and Australian Industrial Registry—Reports for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

43  Federal Court of Australia—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

44  Office of Parliamentary Counsel—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

45  Department of Health and Aged Care—Report for 2000-01, including a report on the administration and operation of the Therapeutic Goods Administration—Volumes 1 and 2

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator West—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator West, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

46  Australian Research Council—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Tierney—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Tierney, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

47  Social Security Appeals Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

48  Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

49  Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bartlett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

50  Federal Magistrates Service—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

51  Family Court of Australia—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

52  Australian Communications Authority—Report for 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Mackay—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Mackay, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

53  Australian Greenhouse Office—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

54  Australian Heritage Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

55   Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 —Report for 2000-01 on consultants engaged under section 4 of the Act

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

56  Civil Aviation Safety Authority Australia—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

57  Airservices Australia—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

58  Australian Sports Drug Agency—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

59  Australian Film Finance Corporation Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

60  Australian Maritime Safety Authority—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

61  Australian Institute of Family Studies—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

62  Dairy Adjustment Authority—Report for the period 3 April 2000 to 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

63  Snowy Mountains Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

64  Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

65  Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs—Report for 2000-01—Corrigenda

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

66  Migration Agents Registration Authority—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

67  Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

68  CrimTrac Agency—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

69  Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner—Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Privacy Act 1988

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

70  Australian Law Reform Commission—Report for 2000-01 (Report no. 93)

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

71  National Native Title Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

72  Dried Fruits Research and Development Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

73  Comcare Australia—Report for 2000-01, including the report of QWL Corporation Pty Limited—Addendum

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

74  Australian Landcare Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

75  Department of the Environment and Heritage—Report for 2000-01, including the report of the Supervising Scientist and reports on the operation of the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports (Act) 1989 and the Ozone Protection Act 1989 —Corrigendum

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

76  Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

77  Australian Sports Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

78  Employment National Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

79  Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

80  Commissioner of Taxation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

81  Medibank Private—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

82  Medibank Private—Statement of corporate intent 2001-2004

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

83  National Standards Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

84  ComLand Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

85  Family Law Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

86  Superannuation Complaints Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

87  Financial Reporting Council and Australian Accounting Standards Board—Reports for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

88  Companies and Securities Advisory Committee—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

89  Australian Securities and Investments Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

90  Goldfields Land and Sea Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

91  Commonwealth Government of Australia—Consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2001—Statement

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

92  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

93  Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

94  Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Australia’s welfare 2001: Services and assistance—Fifth biennial report

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

95  Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

96  Department of the Treasury—Tax expenditures statement 2001, December 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

97  Industry Research and Development Board—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

98  Foreign Investment Review Board—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

99   Managed Investments Act 1998 —Review of the Act pursuant to section 3—Report by Mr Malcolm Turnball, dated 3 December 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

100  Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

101  Australia Business Arts Foundation Ltd—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

102  Private Health Insurance Ombudsman—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

103  Department of Finance and Administration—Parliamentarians’ travel paid by the Department of Finance and Administration—1 January to 30 June 2001, December 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

104  Department of Finance and Administration—Former parliamentarians’ travel paid by the Department of Finance and Administration—1 January to 30 June 2001, December 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

105  Department of Industry, Science and Resources—Energy use in Commonwealth operations—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

106  Productivity Commission—Report no. 16—Telecommunications competition regulation, 21 September 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

107   Freedom of Information Act 1982 —Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Act

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

108  Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

109  Commonwealth Government of Australia—Consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

110  Centrelink and the Data-Matching Agency—Data-matching program—Report on progress for 1998-2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

111  Private Health Insurance Administration Council—Report for 2000-01 on the operations of the registered health benefits organisations

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

112  Australian Government Solicitor—Statement of corporate intent 2001-02

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

113  Australian Competition and Consumer Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

114  Joint Coal Board—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

115  Central Queensland Land Council Aboriginal Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

116  North Queensland Land Council Native Title Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

117  Yamatji Barna Baba Maaja Aboriginal Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

118  Australian Statistics Advisory Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

119  High Court of Australia—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

120  Private Health Insurance Administration Council—Report for 2000-01 on the operations of the registered health benefits organisations—Errata

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

121  Landcare Australia Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

122  Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority—Report for 1999-2000

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

123  Wheat Export Authority—Report for 1 October 2000 to 30 September 2001

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

124  Commissioner of Taxation—Data-matching program—ATO’s interaction with the program—Report for 1998-99 to 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

125  Medical Training Review Panel—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

126  Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited (ARTC)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

127  Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited (ARTC)—Statement of corporate intent 2001-02

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

128  International Air Services Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

129  Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

130  Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 February 2002 ).

131  Employment Advocate—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

132  Mid-year economic and fiscal outlook 2001-02—Statement by the Treasurer (Mr Costello) and the Minister for Finance and Administration (Mr Fahey)

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

133  Telstra Corporation Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

134  Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Equity and diversity program— Report for 1 September 2000 to 31 August 2001

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

135  Telstra Corporation Limited—Equal employment opportunity program—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

136  NetAlert Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

137  Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Statement of corporate intent 20001-02 to 2003-04

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

138  Australian Broadcasting Authority—Co-regulatory scheme for Internet content regulation—Report for the period 1 January to 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

139  Australian Communications Authority—Telecommunications performance—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

140  Australian Broadcasting Authority—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

141  Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Equal employment opportunity program—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

142  Pooled Development Funds Registration Board—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

143  Australian Security Intelligence Organisation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

144  National Residue Survey—Results—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

145  Australian Political Exchange Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

146  Sydney Airports Corporation Limited—Statement of corporate intent, 2001-2004

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

147  Essendon Airport Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

148  Centrelink—Compliance activity for Family and Community Services—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

149  National Competition Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

150  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 832/1998—Decision

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

151  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 930/2000—Views

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

152  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 978/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

153  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 984/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

154  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 1011/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

155  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 1012/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

156  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 1014/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

157  United Nations—International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—Communication No. 1036/2001—Outline

Consideration ( 13 February 2002 ).

158  Gene Technology Regulator—Quarterly report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2001

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

159  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Expenditure on travel by former Governors-General between 1 January 2001 and 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

160  National Institute of Clinical Studies Limited—Report for the period 21 December 2000 to 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

161  Anglo-Australian Telescope Board—Anglo-Australian Observatory—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

162  Productivity Commission—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

163  Australia-Indonesia Institute—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

164  Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research—Report for 2000-01—Erratum

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

165  Christmas Island Casino Surveillance Authority—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

166  Copyright Agency Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

167  Official Establishments Trust—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

168  ScreenSound Australia—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

169  Remuneration Tribunal—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

170  Administrative Review Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

171  National Australia Day Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

172  Ngaanyatjarra Council (Aboriginal Corporation)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

173  Kimberley Land Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

174  Gurang Land Council (Aboriginal Corporation)—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

175  Cape York Land Council—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

176  Mirimbiak Nations Aboriginal Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

177  Queensland South Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

178  National Environment Protection Council and the National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation—Reports for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

179  National Office of Local Government—Report for 2000-01 on the operation of the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

180  Australian Submarine Corporation Pty Limited—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

181  Commonwealth Grants Commission—Report on state revenue sharing relativities—2002 update

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

182  Bundanon Trust—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

183  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis and regulation impact statement—Exchange of Letters, done at Canberra on 27 September-25 October 2001, constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand amending the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand Establishing a System for the Development of Joint Food Standards of 1995

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

184  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis and regulation impact statement—Protocol, done at Canberra on 27 September 2001, amending the Convention between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income, done at Sydney on 6 August 1982

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

185  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis and regulation impact statement—Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America on Social Security, done at Canberra on 27 September 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

186  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic concerning the Status of Australian Forces in the Kyrgyz Republic, done at Bishkek on 14 February 2002

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

187  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Exchange of Notes Amending the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand, done at Canberra on 28 March 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

188  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on Mutual Administrative Assistance for the proper application of Customs law and for the prevention, investigation and combating of Customs offences, done at The Hague on 24 October 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

189  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Promotion and Protection of Investments, done at Cairo on 3 May 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

190  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Agreement between Australia and Uruguay on the Promotion and Protection of Investments, done at Punta del Este, Uruguay, on 3 September 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

191  Bilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of France on Employment of Dependants of Agents of Official Missions of one of the two States in the other State, done at Adelaide on 2 November 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

192  Multilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications Concerning Higher Education in the European Region, done at Lisbon on 11 April 1997

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

193  Multilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER), done at Nauru on 18 August 2001

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

194  Multilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings, done at New York on 15 December 1997

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

195  Multilateral treaty—Text, together with national interest analysis—Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children, done at The Hague on 19 October 1996

Consideration ( 12 March 2002 ).

196  Advance to the Finance Minister—Supporting applications of issues—July 2001 to January 2002

Consideration ( 13 March 2002 ).

197  Advance to the Finance Minister—Statement—July 2001 to January 2002

Consideration ( 14 March 2002 ).

198  Roads to Recovery Programme—Report for the period 21 December 2000 to 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

199  Airservices Australia—Sydney Airport—Maximum movement limit compliance statement for the period 1 July to 30 September 2002

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

200   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 —Report for the period 16 July 2000 to 30 June 2001 on the operation of the Act

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

201  Productivity Commission—Report no. 15—Cost recovery by government agencies, 16 August 2001

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

202   Broadcasting Services Act 1992 —Report—Review of the spectrum allocation powers of the Australian Broadcasting Authority, March 2002

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

203  Airservices Australia—Equity and diversity program—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

204   Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000 —Product stewardship arrangements for waste oil—Report for the period 1 January to 30 June 2001

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

205   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 —Australian State of the Environment Committee—Report—Australia state of the environment 2001

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

* 206  Productivity Commission—Report no. 15—Cost recovery by government agencies, 16 August 2001—Addendum [Recommendations and findings]

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*207  Takeovers Panel—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*208   States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996 —Report on financial assistance granted to each State in respect of 2000

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*209   Telecommunications Act 1997 —Funding of consumer representation, and research, in relation to telecommunications—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*210  Australian Communications Authority—National Relay Service provider performance—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*211  Australian Sports Commission—Strategic plan 2002-2005

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*212  Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry—Report—Innovating rural Australia: Research and development corporation outcomes, 2001

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

* 213  Australian Fisheries Management Authority Selection Committee—Report for 2000-01

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*214  Advance to the Finance Minister—Statement—February 2002

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*215  Advance to the Finance Minister—Supporting applications of issues—February 2002

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

*216  Maritime Industry Finance Company—Report for the period 1 July to 31 December 2001 under clause 9 of the Deed of Grant between the Maritime Industry Finance Company and the Commonwealth of Australia

Consideration ( 20 March 2002 ).

Orders of the Day

ABC Amendment (Online and Multichannelling Services) Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bourne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 3 April 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Air Navigation Amendment (Extension of Curfew and Limitation of Aircraft Movements) Bill 1995 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bourne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 March 1995 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Anti-Genocide Bill 1999 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Greig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 5 April 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 1999 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bourne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator O’Brien, 25 March 1999 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Electoral Amendment (Political Honesty) Bill 2000 [2002]

Charter of Political Honesty Bill 2000 [2002]—( Senate bills )— ( Senator Murray )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 10 October 2000 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Constitution Alteration (Appropriations for the Ordinary Annual Services of the Government) 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Murray and the Leader of the Australian Democrats, Senator Stott Despoja )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 26 June 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Constitution Alteration (Electors’ Initiative, Fixed Term Parliaments and Qualification of Members) 2000 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Murray )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 4 April 2000 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Corporate Code of Conduct Bill 2000 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bourne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 6 September 2000 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2000 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Murray )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 5 September 2000 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

10  Parliamentary Approval of Treaties Bill 1995 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bourne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 31 May 1995 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 23 November 1998 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

11  Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Murray )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator O’Brien, 27 June 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

12  Reconciliation Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ridgeway )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 5 April 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

13  State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Murray )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Calvert, 7 August 2001 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

14  Public liability insurance premiums

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Conroy—That the Senate—

(a) expresses its concern about the significant increase in public liability insurance premiums and the effect it is having on the viability of many small businesses and community and sporting organisations;

(b) condemns the Government for its inaction; and

(c) urges the Minister to propose a solution to this pressing issue, as quickly as possible, not just look at the problem—( Senator Ferguson, in continuation, 14 February 2002 ).

15  Ministers of State (Post-Retirement Employment Restrictions) Bill 2002—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Stott Despoja) )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Stott Despoja, in continuation, 13 March 2002 ).

16  Lucas Heights reactor—Order for production of documents—Statement by Minister

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr—That the Senate take note of the statement ( Senator Carr, in continuation, 19 March 2002 ).