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Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports 

and Government Responses and 

Auditor-General’s Reports

Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports and Government Responses

*1  Appropriations and Staffing—Standing Committee—36th report—Estimates for the Department of the Senate 2002-03

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*2  Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Report entitled: Commonwealth contracts: A new framework for accountability—Government response

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*3  Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee—Report—Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD—Advisory report—Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Calvert—That the Senate take note of the reports ( Senator Harris, in continuation, 18 June 2002 ).

*4  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Report—Administration by the Department of Transport and Regional Services of Australian Motor Vehicle Standards under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 and Regulations

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Harris—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Harris, in continuation, 18 June 2002 ).

Legal and Constitutional References Committee—Report—Outsourcing of the Australian Customs Service’s Information Technology

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Cooney, in continuation, 16 May 2002 ).

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—

Report 44—Four nuclear safeguards treaties tabled in August 2001

Report 45—The Statute of the International Criminal Court

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cooney—That the Senate take note of the reports ( adjourned, Senator Harradine, 15 May 2002 ).

Legal and Constitutional References Committee—Report—Inquiry into s. 46 and s. 50 of the Trade Practices Act 1974

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator McKiernan)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Cooney, in continuation, 14 May 2002 ).

Community Affairs References Committee—Report entitled: Lost innocents: Righting the record—Report on child migration—Government response

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—Report entitled: Report 379—Contract management in the Australian Public Service—Government response

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

10  Lucas Heights, Inquiry into the contract for a new reactor at—Select Committee—Report entitled: A new research reactor?—Government response

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

11  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Report entitled: Rough justice? An investigation into allegations of brutality in the Army’s parachute battalion—Government response

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

12  Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee—Report—Annual report 2001

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

13  Regulations and Ordinances—Standing Committee—110th report—Annual report 2000-01

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chairman of the committee (Senator Tchen)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Tchen, in continuation, 21 March 2002 ).

14  Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee—Report—Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing for Property Offences) Bill 2000

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator McKiernan)—That the Senate take note of the report ( adjourned, Senator McGauran, 12 March 2002 ).

15  Economics References Committee—Report—Inquiry into mass marketed tax effective schemes and investor protection

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

16  Superannuation and Financial Services—Select Committee—Report—Early access to superannuation benefits

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

17  Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education References Committee—Report—Universities in crisis: Report into the capacity of public universities to meet Australia’s higher education needs—Addendum

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

18  Australian Security Intelligence Organisation—Joint Statutory Committee—Report entitled: A watching brief: The nature, scope and appropriateness of ASIO’s public reporting activities—Government response

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

19  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Recruitment and retention of ADF personnel

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

20  Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education References Committee—Report—The education of gifted children

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

21  Community Affairs References Committee—Report entitled: Healing our hospitals: Report on public hospital funding—Government response

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

Orders of the Day relating to Auditor-General’s reports

1  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 16 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Defence Reform Program management and outcomes: Department of Defence

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

2  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 24 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Status reporting of major defence acquisition projects: Department of Defence

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

3  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 26 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Management of fraud and incorrect payment in Centrelink

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

4  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 30 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Test and evaluation of major defence equipment acquisitions: Department of Defence

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

5  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 31 of 2001-02—Audit activity report: July to December 2001: Summary of outcomes

Consideration ( 14 February 2002 ).

6  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 32 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Home and community care follow-up audit: Department of Health and Ageing

Consideration ( 14 February 2002 ).

7  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 33 of 2001-02—Assurance and control assessment audit—Senate order of 20 June 2001 (February 2002)

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

8  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 34 of 2001-02—Assurance and control assessment audit—Management of travel—Use of taxis

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

9  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 35 of 2001-02—Performance audit—ATO progress in addressing the cash economy: Australian Taxation Office

Consideration ( 11 March 2002 ).

10  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 36 of 2001-02—Information support services—Benchmarking implementation and production costs of financial management information systems

Consideration ( 13 March 2002 ).

11  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 37 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Purchase of hospital services from state governments follow-up audit: Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

12  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 38 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Management of Australian Defence Force deployments to East Timor: Department of Defence

Consideration ( 19 March 2002 ).

13  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 39 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Management of the provision of information to job seekers: Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

14  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 40 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Corporate governance in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

15  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 41 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Transactional banking practices in selected agencies

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

16  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 42 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Integrity of the electoral roll: Australian Electoral Commission

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

17  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 43 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Indigenous education strategies: Department of Education, Science and Training

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

18  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 44 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Australian Defence Force fuel management: Department of Defence

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

19  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 45 of 2001-02—Assurance and control assessment audit—Recordkeeping

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

20  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 46 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Management of an IT outsourcing contract: Department of Veterans' Affairs

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

21  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 47 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Administration of the 30 per cent private health insurance rebate: Health Insurance Commission; Department of Health and Ageing; Australian Taxation Office; Department of Finance and Administration; and Department of the Treasury

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

22  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 48 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Regional Assistance Programme: Department of Transport and Regional Services

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

23  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 49 of 2001-02—Performance audit—The management of Commonwealth national parks and reserves ‘ Conserving our country ’: Department of the Environment and Heritage

Consideration ( 14 May 2002 ).

24  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 50 of 2001-02—A preliminary examination into the allocation of grant funding for the co-location of national general practice organisations

Consideration ( 16 May 2002 ).

*25  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 51 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Research project management: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*26  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 52 of 2001-02—Financial control and administration audit—Internal budgeting

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*27  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 53 of 2001-02—Assurance and control assessment audit—Goods and services tax administration by Commonwealth organisations

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*28  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 54 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Drug detection in air and containerised sea cargo and small craft: Australian Customs Service

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*29  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 55 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Administration of tobacco excise: Australian Taxation Office

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*30  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 56 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Workforce planning in the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*31  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 57 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Management framework for preventing unlawful entry into Australian Territory: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).

*32  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 58 of 2001-02—Performance audit—Defence property management: Department of Defence

Consideration ( 18 June 2002 ).