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Notice given 25 June 2003

*1  Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer (Senator Ian Campbell): To move—That on Thursday, 26 June 2003:

(a) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm to adjournment;

(b) consideration of general business and consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports under standing order 62(1) and (2) not be proceeded with;

(c) the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be government business only;

(d) divisions may take place after 6 pm; and

(e) the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall not be proposed till after the Senate has finally considered the bills listed below and any messages from the House of Representatives:

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2003

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2003

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 6) 2003

National Handgun Buyback Bill 2003

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2003

Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2002

Migration Amendment (Duration of Detention) Bill 2003

Migration Legislation Amendment (Protected Information) Bill 2003

Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill 2002

Customs Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2003

Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2003-2004

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2003-2004

Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2003-2004

Governor-General Amendment Bill 2003

HIH Royal Commission (Transfer of Records) Bill 2003

Australian Film Commission Amendment Bill 2003

Product Stewardship (Oil) Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

Health and Ageing Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

National Health Amendment (Private Health Insurance Levies) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (ACAC Review Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Collapsed Organization Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund Levy) Bill 2003

Workplace Relations Amendment (Protection for Emergency Management Volunteers) Bill 2003

Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2003.

*2  Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer (Senator Ian Campbell): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Protective Service Act 1987 , and for related purposes. Australian Protective Service Amendment Bill 2003 .

*3  Minister for Defence (Senator Hill): To move—That the provisions of paragraphs (5), (6) and (8) of standing order 111 not apply to the following bills, allowing them to be considered during this period of sittings:

Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

Workplace Relations Amendment (Protection for Emergency Management Volunteers) Bill 2003.

*4  Minister for Defence (Senator Hill): To move—That the provisions of paragraphs (5), (6) and (8) of standing order 111 not apply to the Migration Amendment (Duration of Detention) Bill 2003, allowing it to be considered during this period of sittings.

*5  Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation (Senator Ian Macdonald): To move—That, in accordance with section 5 of the Parliament Act 1974 , the Senate approves the proposal by the National Capital Authority for capital works within the Parliamentary Zone, being additional works connected with the reconstruction of the Old Parliament House gardens.

Orders of the Day

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

In committee ( 25 June 2003 ).

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 18 June 2003 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 19 March 2003 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 6) 2003— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Moore, 23 June 2003 ).

Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 13 May 2003 ).

National Handgun Buyback Bill 2003— ( Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Kemp )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 16 June 2003 ).

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 19 June 2003 ).

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 ).

Migration Legislation Amendment (Protected Information) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 17 June 2003 ).

10  Customs Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003— ( Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Kemp )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 16 June 2003 ).

11  Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2003

Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Moore, 23 June 2003 ).

12  Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2003-2004

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2003-2004

Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2003-2004— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Moore, 23 June 2003 ).

*13  Governor-General Amendment Bill 2003— ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Crossin, 25 June 2003 ).

( Bill exempted on 25 June 2003 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

14  HIH Royal Commission (Transfer of Records) Bill 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 24 June 2003 ).

( Bill exempted on 25 June 2003 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (7) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

15  Australian Film Commission Amendment Bill 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 19 June 2003 ).

16  National Health Amendment (Private Health Insurance Levies) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (ACAC Review Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Collapsed Organization Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Bill 2003

Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund Levy) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Alston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Moore, 23 June 2003 ).

17  Product Stewardship (Oil) Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 24 June 2003 ).

18  Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

Australian Heritage Council Bill 2002

Australian Heritage Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brown, in continuation, 5 March 2003 ).

19  Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002— ( Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Kemp )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 16 June 2003 ).

20  Criminal Code Amendment (Terrorist Organisations) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, Senator Coonan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Minister for Justice and Customs (Senator Ellison), 16 June 2003 ).

21  Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance Reform) Bill 2003—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 March 2003 ).

22  Health and Ageing Legislation Amendment Bill 2003—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 March 2003 ).

23  Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 March 2003 ).

24  Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 24 June 2003 ).

25  Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 13 May 2003 ).

26  Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002— ( Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 2 December 2002 ).

27  Workplace Relations Amendment (Protecting the Low Paid) Bill 2003— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Crossin, 6 March 2003 ).

28  Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 5 February 2003 ).

29  Customs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Webber, 3 March 2003 ).

30  Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law) Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 15 May 2003 ).

31  Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Bill 2002— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Webber, 3 March 2003 ).

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

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

33  Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2002

Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

Adjourned debate on the motion of Minister for the Arts and Sport (Senator Kemp)—That these bills be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by Senator Sherry in respect of the Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2002 —At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate is of the opinion that the bill should be withdrawn and redrafted to:

(a) ensure that the proposed surcharge tax reduction to high-income earners, the splitting of superannuation contributions and the closure of the public sector funds do not proceed; and

(b) provide for a fairer contributions tax cut that will boost retirement incomes for all superannuation fund members to assist in preparing the nation for the ageing population”.

And on the amendment moved by Senator Cherry in respect of the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2002 —At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate notes that analysis provided to the Select Committee on Superannuation shows that extending the co-contribution to workers on average earnings would have a significant positive effect on national savings, and that this could be funded by better targeting of the Government’s superannuation measures”—( adjourned, Special Minister of State (Senator Abetz), 18 November 2002 ).

34  Budget statement and documents 2003-04

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, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport and Regional Services (Senator Boswell), 15 May 2003 ).

35  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 ).