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Notice given 24 June 2003

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Bartlett): To move—That the Migration Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1), as contained in Statutory Rules 2003 No. 57 and made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed.

Three sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the Regulations will be deemed to have been disallowed .

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the ACIS Administration Amendment Bill 2003 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (ACIS) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Government Business—Orders of the Day

Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Moore, 19 August 2003 ).

*2  ACIS Administration Amendment Bill 2003

Customs Tariff Amendment (ACIS) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 9 September 2003 ).

On 16 September 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional References Committee

Report to be presented on progress towards national reconciliation.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on an examination of the Government’s foreign and trade policy strategy.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the role of libraries as providers of public information in the online environment.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on environmental performance at the Ranger, Jabiluka, Beverley and Honeymoon uranium operations.

*5  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2003.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Aviation Transport Security Bill 2003 and the Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003. ( Referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 18 September 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on recruitment and training in the Australian Public Service.

Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Age Discrimination Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 3 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regulations and Ordinances—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Legislative Instruments Bill 2003 and the Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003.

Government Business—Order of the Day

*1  Legislative Instruments Bill 2003

Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 9 September 2003 ).

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 ).

Six sitting days after today (7 October 2003)

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion