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Notice given 27 February 2006

Senator Hurley: To move—That the following matters be referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee for inquiry and report:

(a) all actions carried out by the Government for assisting refugee and special humanitarian visa holders in their country of departure and managing the transition of refugees and humanitarian entrants from their country of departure to their settlement in Australia;

(b) the processes used by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs to handle the migration of the family of Mr Richard Niyonsaba to Australia and the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Niyonsaba after his arrival in Australia; and

(c) recommendations for improvement in the processes for assisting refugees and humanitarian entrants in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of all future new arrivals to Australia.

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on workplace exposure to toxic dust.

Legal and Constitutional References Committee

Final report to be presented on the administration of the Migration Act.

General Business—Notices of Motion