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Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports 

and Government Responses and 

Auditor-General’s Reports

Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports and Government Responses

*1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—The (not quite) White Paper: Australia’s foreign affairs and trade policy, Advancing the National Interest

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Cook)—That the Senate take note of the report ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 4 December 2003 ).

*2  Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Report—Administrative review of veteran and military compensation and income support

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Forshaw)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Bishop, in continuation, 4 December 2003 ).

National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Inquiry into governance on Norfolk Island

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lightfoot)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 3 December 2003 ).

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Voting on trade: The General Agreement on Trade in Services and an Australia-US free trade agreement

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Cook)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Nettle, in continuation, 27 November 2003 ).

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee—Report—Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2] and the Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Brown—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Lundy, in continuation, 26 November 2003 ).

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee—Report—Hacking Australia’s future: Threats to institutional autonomy, academic freedom and student choice in Australian higher education

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Stott Despoja—That the Senate take note of the report ( Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Bartlett), in continuation, 24 November 2003 ).

Medicare—Select Committee—Report—Medicare - healthcare or welfare?

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator McLucas)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Humphries, in continuation, 30 October 2003 ).

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—55th report—Treaties tabled on 9 September 2003

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Crossin—That the Senate take note of the report ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 30 October 2003 ).

Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Report—Staff employed under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Forshaw)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Moore, in continuation, 30 October 2003 ).

10  Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee—Report—Libraries in the online environment

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Cherry)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Lundy, in continuation, 30 October 2003 ).

11  Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee—Report—Order for production of documents on university finances

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr—That the Senate take note of the report ( adjourned, Senator Buckland, 30 October 2003 ).

12  National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Not a town centre: The proposal for pay parking in the Parliamentary Zone

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Lightfoot)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 30 October 2003 ).

Orders of the Day relating to Auditor-General’s reports

1  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 10 of 2003-04—Performance audit—Australian Defence Force recruiting contract: Department of Defence

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hogg—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Hogg, in continuation, 30 October 2003 ).

2  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 13 of 2003-04—Performance audit—ATSIS Law and Justice Program: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services

Consideration ( 24 November 2003 ).

3  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 11 of 2003-04—Performance audit—Annual performance reporting

Consideration ( 24 November 2003 ).

4  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 12 of 2003-04—Performance audit—The administration of telecommunications grants: Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts; Department of Transport and Regional Services

Consideration ( 24 November 2003 ).

5  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 14 of 2003-04—Performance audit—Survey of fraud control arrangements in APS agencies

Consideration ( 1 December 2003 ).

*6  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 16 of 2003-04—Performance audit—Administration of consular services follow-up audit: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Consideration ( 4 December 2003 ).

*7  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 17 of 2003-04—Performance audit—AQIS cost-recovery systems follow-up audit: Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

Consideration ( 4 December 2003 ).