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Notice given 19 August 2002

*1  Minister for the Arts and Sport (Senator Kemp): To move—That the Senate—

(a) recognises the outstanding success of the Australian Commonwealth Games team competing at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games;

(b) congratulates the Australian Commonwealth Games team for an exceptional effort in topping the medal table for the fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games and, in doing so, achieving the best ever result for an Australian team in these games;

(c) conveys, on behalf of all Australians, the nation’s pride and congratulations to all Australian athletes, particularly for the outstanding performances of our medal winners;

(d) expresses Australia’s thanks and gratitude to the Australian Commonwealth Games Association and the team support staff and others who have worked so hard to prepare Australia’s most successful Commonwealth Games teams to date; and

(e) notes the Commonwealth’s support for the preparation of Australian athletes, through the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Institute of Sport.

*2  Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer (Senator Ian Campbell): To move—That consideration of the business before the Senate on the following days be interrupted, but not so as to interrupt a senator speaking, to enable senators to make their maiden speeches without any question before the chair, as follows:

(a) Tuesday, 20 August 2002 at 5 pm—Senators Johnston and Webber;

(b) Wednesday, 21 August 2002 at 10.30 am—Senator Nettle, and at 5 pm—Senators Wong and Marshall;

(c) Tuesday, 27 August 2002 at 5 pm—Senator Moore; and

(d) Wednesday, 28 August 2002 at 5 pm—Senators Stephens and Kirk.

Orders of the Day

Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

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

Marriage Amendment Bill 2002

In committee ( 19 August 2002 ).

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Hutchins, 15 May 2002 ).

Space Activities Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 19 June 2002 ).

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Amendment Bill 2002— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 20 June 2002 ).

Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Industry Measures) Bill 2002—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 21 March 2002 ).

Torres Strait Fisheries Amendment Bill 2002—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 June 2002 ).

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 19 June 2002 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2002— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Crossin, 24 June 2002 ).

*10  Research Agencies Legislation Amendment Bill 2002— ( Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 19 August 2002 ).

11  Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 19 June 2002 ).

12  Plant Breeder’s Rights Amendment Bill 2002—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 March 2002 ).

13  Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 19 June 2002 ).

14  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 ).

15  Procedure—Standing Committee

Consideration of the first report of 2002 ( 19 June 2002 ).

16  Budget statement and documents 2002-03

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance and Administration (Senator Minchin)—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( adjourned, Special Minister of State (Senator Abetz), 16 May 2002 ).