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Notice given 28 November 2005

*329  Senator Bartlett: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) 8 December 2005 is the 30th anniversary of the first official broadcast of community radio station 4ZZZ-FM from studios at the University of Queensland,

(ii) 4ZZZ was the first FM stereo radio station in Queensland, the first community broadcaster in Australia with journalists accredited by the (then) Australian Journalists Association, and the first mass-audience format community broadcaster in Australia, and

(iii) 4ZZZ has provided and continues to provide an important means of exposure for many Brisbane musicians, and an important independent local outlet for information and news;

(b) congratulates all those involved in establishing and maintaining this pioneering community-based radio station, now broadcasting from studios in Fortitude Valley in Brisbane; and

(c) expresses support for the ongoing development of community broadcasting in Australia as an important component in ensuring the community has access to a diverse and adequate range of information and entertainment.

Notice of motion altered on 28 November 2005 pursuant to standing order 77.

 

By the last sitting day of 2005 (8 December 2005)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on matters specified in paragraph (c) of the terms of reference for the inquiry into the Chen Yonglin and Vivian Solon cases and any related matters.

On 21 December 2005

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional References Committee

Report to be presented on the administration of the Migration Act.

By the first sitting day of 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bill 2005. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

By the second sitting day of 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the economic impact of salinity on the Australian environment.

On 8 February 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Government Business—Order of the Day

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Family and Community Services, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 12 October 2005 ).

 

On 2 March 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on workplace exposure to toxic dust.

On the tenth sitting day of 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 31 October 2005.

By the Thursday of the second sitting week in March 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Mental Health—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 30 March 2006

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on petrol sniffing in remote Aboriginal communities.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the geo-political and strategic aspects of Australia’s relationship with China.

By the last sitting day in March 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on water policy initiatives.

By the last sitting day in June 2006

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on current and future governance arrangements for the Indian Ocean Territories.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the National Animal Welfare Bill 2005. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

 

General Business—Order of the Day

35  National Animal Welfare Bill 2005—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Bartlett )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Bartlett, in continuation, 20 June 2005 ).

By the last sitting day in 2006

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on naval shipbuilding in Australia.