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Government Business

Orders of the Day

*1  Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Amendment Bill 2006— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Senator Sandy Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sandy Macdonald, 17 October 2006 ).

( Bill exempted on 17 October 2006 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Legislation )

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bill 2005

Corporations Amendment (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations) Bill 2006

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Consequential, Transitional and Other Measures Bill 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 16 October 2006 ).

Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—New Formula and Other Measures) Bill 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 16 October 2006 ).

Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Bill 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 16 October 2006 ).

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2006

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Ageing (Senator Santoro)—That this bill be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by Senator Stephens —At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate condemns the Government for:

(a) its extreme and arrogant imposition of a nuclear waste dump on the Northern Territory;

(b) breaking a specific promise made before the last election to not locate a waste dump in the Northern Territory;

 

 (c) its heavy-handed disregard for the legal and other rights of Northern Territorians and other communities, by overriding any existing or future state of territory law or regulation that prohibits or interferes with the selection of Commonwealth land as a site, the establishment of a waste dump and the transportation of waste across Australia;

(d) destroying any recourse to procedural fairness provisions for anyone wishing to challenge the Minister’s decision to impose a waste dump on the Northern Territory;

(e) establishing a hand-picked committee of inquiry into the economics of nuclear power in Australia, while disregarding the economic case for all alternative sources of energy; and

(f) keeping secret all plans for the siting of nuclear power stations and related nuclear waste dumps” ( Senator Forshaw, in continuation, 10 October 2006 ).

Customs Legislation Amendment (Border Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2006— ( Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ian Campbell, 17 August 2006 ).

Crimes Amendment (Bail and Sentencing) Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Senator Sandy Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2006 ).

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2006— ( Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Vanstone )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Vanstone, 5 September 2006 ).

Customs Legislation Amendment (Modernising Import Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 21 June 2006 ).

10  Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment (Promoting Safer Workplaces) Bill 2005— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration, Senator Colbeck )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 December 2005 ).

11  Migration Amendment (Visa Integrity) Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 21 June 2006 ).

12  Judiciary Legislation Amendment Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Finance and Administration, Senator Minchin )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 September 2006 ).

13  Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Trans-Tasman Banking Supervision) Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Senator Sandy Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2006 ).

 

 14  Housing Loans Insurance Corporation (Transfer of Pre-transfer Contracts) Bill 2006

Housing Loans Insurance Corporation (Transfer of Assets and Abolition) Repeal Bill 2006— ( Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Coonan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Coonan, 11 October 2006 ).

15  Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment Bill 2006— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ellison, 12 October 2006 ).

16  Customs Amendment (2007 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2006

Customs Tariff Amendment (2007 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 9 October 2006 ).

17  Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Amendment Bill 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 16 October 2006 ).

18  National Cattle Disease Eradication Account Amendment Bill 2006— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Senator Sandy Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2006 ).

19  Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Bill 2006

Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (2006 Measures No. 2) Bill 2006— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Senator Sandy Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2006 ).

20  Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2006— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Santoro, 9 October 2006 ).

21  Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment (Antarctic Seals and Other Measures) Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 9 August 2006 ).

22  Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 16 August 2006 ).

 

 23  Independent Contractors Bill 2006

Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Bill 2006— ( Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 September 2006 ).

24  Archives Amendment Bill 2006—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 September 2006 ).

25  Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004— ( Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Abetz, 14 June 2005 ).

26  Budget statement and documents 2006-07

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance and Administration (Senator Minchin)—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( adjourned, Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation (Senator Abetz), 11 May 2006 ).

27  Budget statement and documents 2005-06

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance and Administration (Senator Minchin)—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( adjourned, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration (Senator Colbeck), 12 May 2005 ).