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Notice given 15 May 2003

467  Senator Lees: To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to encourage a stronger civic culture in Australia, and for related purposes. Encouraging Communities Bill 2003 .

On 18 September 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on poverty and financial hardship.

On 7 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2] and the Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Orders of the Day

36  Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brown, in continuation, 21 October 2002 ).

37  Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brown, in continuation, 21 October 2002 ).

On 8 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on staff employed under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 .

On 28 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on labour market skills requirements.

On 4 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the performance of government agencies in the assessment and dissemination of security threats in South East Asia in the period 11 September 2001 to 12 October 2002.

On 25 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Invasive Species) Bill 2002. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 27 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on issues involved in the negotiation of the General Agreement on Trade in Services in the Doha Development Round.

On 3 December 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on children in institutional care.

By the last sitting day in 2003 (4 December 2003)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on rural water resource usage.

By the last sitting day in June 2004 (26 June 2003)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the structure and distributive effects of the Australian taxation system.