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Notice given 15 May 2003

466  Senator Lees: To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to enhance the protection of biodiversity on private land, and for related purposes. Protection of Biodiversity on Private Land Bill 2003 .

On 15 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on the refusal of the Government to respond to the order of the Senate of 21 August 2002 for the production of documents relating to financial information concerning higher education institutions.

On 28 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on labour market skills requirements.

*2  Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 30 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on proposed budget changes to higher education.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 3 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

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 References 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—Orders 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.

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on poverty and financial hardship.

On 2 December 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

ASIO, ASIS and DSD—Joint Statutory Committee

Report to be presented on intelligence information received by Australia’s intelligence services in relation to weapons of mass destruction.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian telecommunications network.

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.

On 4 December 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on whether the Trade Practices Act 1974 adequately protects small business.

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

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on rural water resource usage.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the administration of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the import risk assessment on New Zealand apples.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the administration of AusSAR in relation to the search for the Margaret J .

On the first sitting day in 2004

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion