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Administration of Indigenous Affairs—Select Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/indigenousaffairs_ctte/index.htm

( appointed 16 June 2004; reappointed 17 November 2004; final report tabled 8 March 2005 )

Members

Senator Moore ( Chair ), Senator Johnston ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Carr, Crossin, Heffernan, Nettle, Ridgeway and Scullion

Reports presented

Interim report ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

After ATSIC - Life in the mainstream? ( tabled 8 March 2005 )

 
 
 

Appropriations and Staffing—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/APP_CTTE/index.htm

Members

The President ( Chairman ), the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Senators Bartlett, Boswell, Faulkner, Ferris, Heffernan and Ray

Reports presented

41st report—Security funding; Appropriation bills: Payments to international organisations ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

42nd report—Estimates for the Department of the Senate 2005-06 ( tabled 11 May 2005 )

43rd report—Estimates for the Department of the Senate 2006-07 ( tabled 11 May 2006 )

Annual report for 2005-06 ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

 
 
 

Australian Crime Commission—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/acc_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senator Ian Macdonald ( Chair ), Mr Kerr ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Ferris, Ludwig and Polley and Mrs Gash, Mr Hayes, Mr Richardson and Mr Wood

Current inquiry

Amphetamines and other synthetic drugs ( adopted 5 December 2005 )

Reports presented

Examination of the annual report for 2002-03 of the National Crime Authority and the Australian Crime Commission ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Examination of the annual report for 2003-04 of the Australian Crime Commission ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Inquiry into the trafficking of women for sexual servitude—Supplementary report ( tabled 11 August 2005 )

 

Review of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

Examination of the annual report for 2004-05 of the Australian Crime Commission ( tabled 19 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jcbpp/index.htm

Members

The President, the Speaker and Senators Faulkner and Ferris and Mr Bartlett, Mr Cadman, Mr Lindsay, Mr Murphy and Ms Vamvakinou

 
 
 

Community Affairs—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Health and Ageing

Members

Senator Humphries ( Chair ), Senator Moore ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Adams, Allison, Carol Brown, Fierravanti-Wells, Patterson and Polley

Substitute member

Funding and operation of the Commonwealth-State/Territory Disability Agreement —Senator Siewert to replace Senator Allison

Participating members

Senators Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Bishop, Boswell, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Forshaw, Heffernan, Hogg, Hurley, Hutchins, Joyce, Kirk, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Lundy, Marshall, Mason, McEwen, McGauran, McLucas, Milne, Nash, Nettle, O’Brien, Parry, Payne, Ray, Siewert, Stephens, Stott Despoja, Watson, Webber, Wong and Wortley

Current inquiry

Funding and operation of the Commonwealth-State/Territory Disability Agreement ( referred 11 May 2006; reporting date: last sitting week of 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Tobacco advertising prohibition ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 30 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Bill 2004 ( tabled 8 February 2005 )

Provisions of the National Health Amendment (Prostheses) Bill 2004 ( tabled 10 February 2005 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Provisions of the Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Safety-nets) Bill 2005 ( tabled 5 September 2005 )

Provisions of the Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

 

Provisions of the National Health Amendment (Budget Measures—Pharmaceutical Benefits Safety Net) Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005 and the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005 ( tabled 28 November 2005 )

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial responsibility for approval of RU486) Bill 2005 ( tabled 8 February 2006 )

Provisions of the Family Assistance, Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2005 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 24 March 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 27 March 2006 )

Provisions of Aged Care (Bond Security) Bill 2005, Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Bill 2005 and Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005 ( tabled 27 March 2006 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

National Health and Medical Research Council Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 9 May 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 1 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 8 August 2006 )

Transparent Advertising and Notification of Pregnancy Counselling Services Bill 2005 ( tabled 17 August 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Community Affairs References Committee

Inquiry into aged care—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 30 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 1 December 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 7 March 2005 )

Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge—Second report on the inquiry into children in institutional or out-of-home care ( tabled 17 March 2005 )

The cancer journey: Informing choice—Report on the inquiry into services and treatment options for persons with cancer ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Quality and equity in aged care ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Response to the petition on gynaecological health issues ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Workplace exposure to toxic dust ( presented to the Deputy President on 31 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 13 June 2006 )

Beyond petrol sniffing: Renewing hope for Indigenous communities ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Reports presented by the Community Affairs Committee

Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care) Bill 2006 ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—New Formula and Other Measures) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( tabled 10 October 2006 )

Breaking the silence: A national voice for gynaecological cancers ( tabled 19 October 2006 )

 

Inquiry into legislative responses to recommendations of the Lockhart Review—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 27 October 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 6 November 2006 )

Legislative responses to recommendations of the Lockhart review ( presented to the Deputy President on 30 October 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 6 November 2006 ) and corrigendum ( tabled 6 November 2006 )

 
 
 

Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/corporations_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senator Chapman ( Chair ), Ms AE Burke ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Brandis, Murray, Sherry and Wong and Mr Baker, Mr Bartlett, Mr Bowen and Mr McArthur

Current inquiries

Superannuation industry ( adopted 30 June 2006 )

Shareholder engagement ( adopted 30 June 2006 )

Exposure draft of the Corporation Amendment (Takeovers) Bill 2006 ( adopted 11 October 2006 )

Continuing oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ( statutory responsibility )

Reports presented

Australian Accounting Standards tabled in compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 on 30 August and 16 November 2004 ( tabled 10 February 2005 )

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

Inquiry into the exposure draft of the Corporations Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2005 ( tabled 16 June 2005 ) and erratum ( tabled 16 June 2005 )

Property investment advice - Safe as houses? ( tabled 23 June 2005 ) and erratum ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Timeshare: The price of leisure ( tabled 5 September 2005 )

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ( presented to the Deputy President on 19 December 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 February 2006 )

Corporate responsibility: Managing risk and creating value ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

 
 
 

Economics—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/economics_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Treasury; Industry, Tourism and Resources

Members

Senator Brandis ( Chair ), Senator Stephens ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bernardi, Chapman, Joyce, Lundy, Murray and Webber

Substitute member

Petrol pricing in Australia —Senator O’Brien to replace Senator Webber

 

Participating members

Senators Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Boswell, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Conroy, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Fifield, Forshaw, Hogg, Kirk, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Marshall, Ian Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Milne, Nettle, O’Brien, Parry, Payne, Ray, Sherry, Siewert, Watson, Webber and Wong

Current inquiry

Petrol pricing in Australia ( referred 22 June 2006; reporting date: 30 November 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Economics Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Superannuation Reporting) Bill 2004 ( tabled 7 December 2004 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2004 Measures No. 7) Bill 2005 ( tabled 9 March 2005 )

Provisions of the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Superannuation Bill 2005, Superannuation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2005 and Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Choice of Superannuation Funds) Bill 2005 ( tabled 21 June 2005 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Improvements to Self Assessment) Bill (No. 1) 2005 and the Shortfall Interest Charge (Imposition) Bill 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Tax Laws Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005 ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Provisions of the Trade Practices Amendment (National Access Regime) Bill 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Loss Recoupment Rules and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), November 2005 ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Future Fund Bill 2005 ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Provisions of the Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill 2006—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill 2006 ( tabled 11 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Fuel Tax Bill 2006 and the Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2006—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 7 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 13 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Customs Amendment (Fuel Tax Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2006 and three related bills—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 7 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 13 June 2006 )

 

Provisions of the Fuel Tax Bill 2006 and the Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2006 ( presented to the President on 14 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 15 June 2006 ) and erratum ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Forshaw, on 14 July 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 8 August 2006 )

Provisions of the Customs Amendment (Fuel Tax Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2006, the Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuel Tax Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2006, the Excise Laws Amendment (Fuel Tax Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2006 and the Excise Tariff Amendment (Fuel Tax Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2006 ( presented to the President on 14 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 15 June 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Amendment Bill 2006 and the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Instalment Transfer Interest Charge Imposition) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 21 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 22 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 3) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 21 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 22 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 17 August 2006 )

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Bill 2006—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 31 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 4 September 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Report presented by the former Economics References Committee

Consenting adults deficits and household debt: Links between Australia’s current account deficit, the demand for imported goods and household debt ( tabled 13 October 2005 )

Reports presented by the Economics Committee

Provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 4 October 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 October 2006)

Petrol prices in Australia—Interim report (tabled 9 October 2006)

 
 
 

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/em/index.htm

( appointed 18 November 2004 )

Members

Mr Lindsay ( Chair ), Mr Danby ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Brandis, Carr, Hogg, Mason and Murray and Mr Ciobo, Mr Griffin and Ms Panopoulos

Current inquiry

Civics and electoral education ( referred 24 March 2006 )

Reports presented

The 2004 federal election—Report of the inquiry into the conduct of the 2004 federal election and matters related thereto ( tabled 10 October 2005 ) and corrigendum ( tabled 9 November 2005 )

 

Funding and disclosure: Inquiry into disclosure of donations to political parties and candidates ( presented to the President on 31 March 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

 
 
 

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/eet_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Employment and Workplace Relations; Education, Science and Training

Members

Senator Troeth ( Chair ), Senator Marshall ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Barnett, George Campbell, Fifield, Lightfoot, McEwen and Stott Despoja

Participating members

Senators Allison, Bartlett, Bernardi, Boswell, Brandis, Bob Brown, Carr, Chapman, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Forshaw, Hogg, Humphries, Hutchins, Johnston, Joyce, Ludwig, Lundy, McLucas, Ian Macdonald, Mason, McGauran, Milne, Moore, Murray, Nash, Nettle, O’Brien, Patterson, Payne, Polley, Ray, Sherry, Siewert, Stephens, Sterle, Trood, Watson, Webber, Wong and Wortley

Current inquiries

Workforce challenges in the Australian transport sector ( referred 6 September 2006; reporting date: last sitting day in June 2007 )

Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( referred 8 November 2006; reporting date: 30 November 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee

Provisions of the Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2004 ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 ) and a supplementary report from the Australian Democrats ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 2 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Protecting Small Business Employment) Bill 2004—Interim report ( presented to the President on 14 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Inquiry into the proposed amendment in the form of Schedule 1B to the Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2004—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator McLucas, on 27 October 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004 ( tabled 29 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Small Business Employment Protection) Bill 2004 ( tabled 14 March 2005 )

Provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Right of Entry) Bill 2004 ( tabled 14 March 2005 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

 

Provisions of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill 2005 and the Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 May 2005 )

Provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment (Promoting Safer Workplaces) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 May 2005 )

Provisions of the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 May 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Provisions of Skilling Australia’s Workforce Bill 2005 and Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2005 ( tabled 9 August 2005 )

Provisions of the Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Provisions of the Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Bill 2005 ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Provisions of the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Workplace Relations Requirements) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 October 2005 )

Provisions of the Student Assistance Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 13 October 2005 )

Bills relating to the establishment of Carnegie Mellon University 2005: Provisions of the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Measures No. 4) Bill 2005 and the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 22 November 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 28 November 2005 )

Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2005 and Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Related Amendments) Bill 2005 ( tabled 29 November 2005 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Provisions of the OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 13 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 6 June 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 13 June 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Provisions of the Independent Contractors Bill 2006 and the Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 25 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 4 September 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

 

Reports presented by the former Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Inquiry into lifelong learning—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 20 October 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Inquiry into Indigenous training and employment—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 20 October 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Inquiry into student income support—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 20 October 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Indigenous education funding—Interim report ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Unfair dismissal and small business employment ( tabled 21 June 2005 )

Indigenous education funding—Final report ( tabled 22 June 2005 ) and corrigendum ( tabled 23 June 2004 )

Student income support ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Workplace agreements ( presented to the President on 31 October 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 November 2005 )

Reports presented by the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

Perspectives on the future of the harvest labour force ( tabled 19 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/ecita_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Environment and Heritage; Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Members

Senator Eggleston ( Chair ), Senator Bartlett ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Lundy, Ian Macdonald, Parry, Ronaldson, Webber and Wortley

Substitute member

Australia’s Indigenous visual arts and craft sector —Senator Crossin to replace Senator Lundy

Participating members

Senators Adams, Allison, Bernardi, Boswell, Brandis, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Conroy, Crossin, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Forshaw, Heffernan, Hogg, Humphries, Joyce, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Lundy, Marshall, Mason, McGauran, McLucas, Milne, Moore, Nash, Nettle, O’Brien, Payne, Ray, Scullion, Siewert, Stott Despoja, Watson and Wong

Current inquiries

Australia’s national parks ( referred 7 December 2005; reporting date: 28 February 2007 )

Australia’s Indigenous visual arts and craft sector ( referred 15 August 2006; reporting date: 22 March 2007 )

 

Reports presented by the former Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the National Water Commission Bill 2004 ( tabled 7 December 2004 )

Provisions of the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-Siphoning) Bill 2004 ( tabled 7 March 2005 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 14 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Provisions of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Regular Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 11 May 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 May 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2005 and related bills ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

Provisions of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Bill 2005 and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 February 2006 )

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005 [2006] ( tabled 8 February 2006 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Do Not Call Register Bill 2006 and the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006 ( tabled 19 June 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Budgetary and environmental implications of the Government’s energy white paper—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 2 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 1 December 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Turning back the tide - the invasive species challenge: Report on the regulation, control and management of invasive species and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Invasive Species) Bill 2002 ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

A lost opportunity? Inquiry into the provisions of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Bill 2004 and related bills and matters ( tabled 10 March 2005 )

Budgetary and environmental implications of the Government’s energy white paper—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 18 April 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 11 May 2005 )

 

Lurching forward, looking back: Budgetary and environmental implications of the Government’s Energy White Paper ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Crossin, on 16 May 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 14 June 2005 )

The performance of the Australian telecommunications regulatory regime ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

Living with salinity - a report on progress: The extent and economic impact of salinity in Australia ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

About time! Women in sport and recreation in Australia ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Reports presented by the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2006, Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2006, Communications Legislation Amendment (Enforcement Powers) Bill 2006 [Provisions], Television Licence Fees Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions] and a background paper by the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts on the two channels of spectrum for new digital services ( presented to the Deputy President on 6 October 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 October 2006 )

* Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006 [Provisions] ( presented to the Deputy President on 21 November 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7) )

 
 
 

Finance and Public Administration—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/fapa_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Parliament; Prime Minister and Cabinet; Finance and Administration; Human Services

Members

Senator Fifield ( Chair ), Senator Forshaw ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Carol Brown, Fierravanti-Wells, Mason, Moore, Murray and Watson

Substitute member

Senator Bernardi to replace Senator Mason for the period 23 October to 22 December 2006

Participating members

Senators Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Boswell, Brandis, Bob Brown, Carr, Chapman, Conroy, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Heffernan, Hogg, Joyce, Ludwig, Lundy, Ian Macdonald, Marshall, Mason, McGauran, McLucas, Milne, Nettle, O’Brien, Parry, Payne, Ray, Ronaldson, Sherry, Siewert, Stephens, Trood and Webber

Current inquiries

Operation of the Senate order for the production of lists of departmental and agency contracts ( ordered 18 June 2003 )

The transparency and accountability of Commonwealth public funding and expenditure ( referred 20 June 2006; reporting date: 7 December 2006 )

Medibank Private Sale Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( referred 19 October 2006; reporting date: 27 November 2006 )

 

Reports presented by the former Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 ) and corrigendum ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator McLucas, on 7 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), May 2005 ( tabled 10 May 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Provisions of the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( tabled 28 March 2006 ) and corrigendum ( tabled 9 May 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Inquiry into government advertising and accountability—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 3 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Regional Partnerships and Sustainable Regions programs ( tabled 6 October 2005 )

Matters relating to the Gallipoli Peninsula ( tabled 13 October 2005 )

Government advertising and accountability ( tabled 6 December 2005 )

 
 
 

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jfadt/index.htm

( appointed 18 November 2004 )

Members

Senator Ferguson ( Chair ), Mr Edwards ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Crossin, Eggleston, Hutchins, Johnston, Kirk, Moore, Payne, Scullion, Stott Despoja and Webber and Mr Baird, Mr Barresi, Mr Danby, Mrs Draper, Mrs Gash, Mr Gibbons, Mr Haase, Mr Hatton, Mr Jull, Mrs Moylan, Mr Prosser, Mr Scott, Mr Sercombe, Dr Southcott, Mr Snowdon, Mr CP Thompson, Ms Vamvakinou, Mr Wakelin and Mr Wilkie

Current inquiries

Australian Defence Force regional air superiority ( referred 14 June 2005 )

Australia’s relationship with Malaysia ( adopted 14 June 2006 )

Australia’s trade with Mexico and the region ( adopted 11 October 2006 )

Reports presented

Expanding Australia’s trade and investment relations with the Gulf States ( tabled 7 March 2005 )

Australia’s human rights dialogue process ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

Reform of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

Review of the Defence Annual Report 2003-04 ( tabled 11 October 2005 )

 

Australia’s defence relations with the United States—Report of the delegation to the United States, 28 June to 13 July 2005 ( tabled 11 October 2005 )

Australia’s free trade agreements with Singapore, Thailand and the United States: progress to date and lessons for the future ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Visit to Australian Defence Forces deployed to support the rehabilitation of Iraq - Report of the delegation, 22 to 28 October 2005 ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Australia’s defence relations with the United States ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Expanding Australia’s trade and investment relations with North America ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Australia’s relationship with the Republic of Korea; and developments on the Korean peninsula ( tabled 22 June 2006 )

Australia’s response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami ( tabled 22 June 2006 )

Review of the Defence Annual Report 2004-05 ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/FADT_CTTE/index.htm

Portfolios

Foreign Affairs and Trade; Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs)

Members

Senator Johnston ( Chair ), Senator Hutchins ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bishop, Ferguson, Hogg, Payne and Trood

Participating members

Senators Adams, Allison, Bartlett, Bernardi, Boswell, Brandis, Bob Brown, Carol Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Conroy, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferris, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Forshaw, Heffernan, Hurley, Joyce, Kirk, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Lundy, Ian Macdonald, Marshall, McGauran, Mason, Milne, Nash, Nettle, Polley, Ray, Scullion, Siewert, Sterle, Stott Despoja, Watson, Webber and Wortley

Current inquiries

Naval shipbuilding in Australia ( referred 10 November 2005; reporting date: last sitting day in 2006 )

Australia’s public diplomacy ( referred 7 November 2006; reporting date: 29 March 2007 )

Australia’s involvement in international peacekeeping operations ( referred 8 November 2006; reporting date: 16 August 2007 )

Reports presented by the former Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 14 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

 

Provisions of the Australian Trade Commission Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Reforms to Australia’s military justice system—First progress report ( tabled 17 August 2006 ) and correction ( tabled 17 August 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 7 September 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Inquiry into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator McLucas, on 8 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 6 December 2004 )

The effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system ( tabled 16 June 2005 )

Duties of Australian personnel in Iraq ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Mr Chen Yonglin’s request for political asylum ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

The removal, search for and discovery of Ms Vivian Solon—Interim report ( tabled 15 September 2005 )

Opportunities and challenges: Australia’s relationship with China ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

The removal, search for and discovery of Ms Vivian Solon—Final report ( tabled 8 December 2005 )

China’s emergence: Implications for Australia ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Reports presented by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Customs Amendment (2007 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2006 [Provisions] and Customs Tariff Amendment (2007 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( tabled 11 October 2006 )

Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( presented to the Deputy President on 27 October 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 6 November 2006 )

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Bill 2006 [Provisions] and Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( tabled 8 November 2006 )

 
 
 

House—Standing Committee

Members

The President ( Chair ), the Deputy President and Senators Carr, Crossin, Ferris, Lightfoot and Stephens

 
 
 

 

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/pjcis/index.htm

( formerly the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD; name amended 2 December 2005 pursuant to item 39 in Part 4 of Schedule 1 of the Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Act 2005 )

Members

Mr Jull ( Chair ), Mr Byrne ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Faulkner, Ferguson, Nash and Ray and Mr Ciobo, Mr Kerr and Mr McArthur

Current inquiries

Review of listings of certain terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995 ( statutory responsibility )

Review of security and counter terrorism legislation ( statutory responsibility )

* Review of listing provisions of the Criminal Code Act 1995 ( statutory responsibility )

Reports presented

Review of the listing of six terrorist organisations ( tabled 7 March 2005 )

Review of administration and expenditure for ASIO, ASIS and DSD ( tabled 14 March 2005 )

Annual report of committee activities 2004-05 ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Review of the listing of Tanzim Qa’idat al-jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (the al-Zarqawi network) as a terrorist organisation ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Review of the listing of seven terrorist organisations ( tabled 9 August 2005 )

Review of the listing of four terrorist organisations ( tabled 5 September 2005 )

Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

ASIO’s questioning and detention powers: Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 3 of Part III in the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 ( tabled 30 November 2005 )

Review of the listing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 26 April 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Review of administration and expenditure: Australian intelligence organisations: Number 4 - recruitment and training ( tabled 14 August 2006 )

Annual report of committee activities 2005-06 ( tabled 11 September 2006 )

Review of the re-listing of Al-Qa’ida and Jemaah Islamiyah as terrorist organisations ( tabled 16 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Legal and Constitutional Affairs—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/legcon_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Attorney-General; Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Members

Senator Payne ( Chair ), Senator Crossin ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Brandis, Kirk, Ludwig, Scullion and Trood

Substitute member

Indigenous workers whose paid labour was controlled by Government —Senator Moore to replace Senator Ludwig

 

Participating members

Senators Allison, Barnett, Bernardi, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Conroy, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Fifield, Fierravanti-Wells, Heffernan, Hogg, Humphries, Hurley, Johnston, Joyce, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Lundy, Ian Macdonald, Mason, McGauran, McLucas, Milne, Murray, Nettle, Parry, Patterson, Ray, Sherry, Siewert, Stephens, Stott Despoja, Watson and Webber

Current inquiries

Indigenous workers whose paid labour was controlled by Government ( referred 13 June 2006; reporting date: last sitting day in 2006 )

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2006 [Provisions] and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( referred 8 November 2006; reporting date: 28 November 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Marriage Amendment Bill 2004 ( presented to the President on 6 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Suicide Related Material Offences) Bill 2004 ( presented to the President on 6 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Copyright Legislation Amendment Bill 2004 ( tabled 7 December 2004 )

Disability Discrimination Amendment (Education Standards) Bill 2004 ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Bill 2004 [2005] ( tabled 8 March 2005 )

Criminal Code Amendment (Trafficking in Persons Offences) Bill 2004 [2005] ( tabled 10 March 2005 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Provisions of the Migration Litigation Reform Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 11 May 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 May 2005 )

Provisions of the National Security Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 11 May 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 May 2005 )

Provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Suicide Related Material Offences) Bill 2005 ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Telecommunications Interception and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 17 June 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 20 June 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Provisions of the Copyright Amendment (Film Directors’ Rights) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

Provisions of the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Serious Drug Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Kirk, on 15 August 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 August 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

 

Provisions of the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Video Link Evidence and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 1 November 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 November 2005 )

Provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005 ( tabled 28 November 2005 )

Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2005 ( tabled 7 February 2006 )

Provisions of the Australian Citizenship Bill 2005 and the Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Bill 2005 ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Provisions of the Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Bill 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 24 March 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 27 March 2006 )

Provisions of the Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 2006 ( tabled 27 March 2006 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 28 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Exposure draft of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2005 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 13 April 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Customs Legislation Amendment (Border Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2006—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Federal Magistrates Amendment (Disability and Death Benefits) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 2 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Customs Legislation Amendment (Border Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Deputy President on 4 May 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Bill 2006, the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006 and the Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Measures) Bill 2006 ( tabled 11 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006 ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Crimes Act Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Bill (No. 1) 2006 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 1 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 8 August 2006 )

Customs Legislation Amendment (Modernising Import Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2006 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 1 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 8 August 2006 )

Financial Transaction Reports Amendment Bill 2006 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 1 August 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 8 August 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 7 September 2006 )

 

Reports presented by the former Legal and Constitutional References Committee

The road to a republic ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Inquiry into Australian expatriates—Interim report ( presented to the President on 1 October 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 6 December 2004 )

They still call Australia home: Inquiry into Australian expatriates ( tabled 8 March 2005 )

The real Big Brother: Inquiry into the Privacy Act 1988 ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth)—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 21 December 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 February 2006 )

Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 ( tabled 2 March 2006 )

Reports presented by the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee

Migration Amendment (Visa Integrity) Bill 2006 ( tabled 11 September 2006 )

Provisions of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bill 2005—Interim report ( tabled 14 September 2006 )

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bill 2005 [Provisions], Corporations Amendment (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations) Bill 2006 [Provisions] and Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Consequential, Transitional and Other Measures Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

Privacy Legislation Amendment (Emergencies and Disasters) Bill 2006 ( tabled 12 October 2006 )

Crimes Amendment (Bail and Sentencing) Bill 2006 ( tabled 16 October 2006 )

* Inquiry into the provisions of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006—Interim report ( presented to the Deputy President on 10 November 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7) )

* Copyright Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( presented to the Deputy President on 13 November 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7) )

* Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget Measures) Bill 2006 [Provisions] ( presented to the Deputy President on 22 November 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7) )

 
 
 

Library—Standing Committee

Members

The President ( Chair ) and Senators Allison, Brandis, Hutchins, Nash, Trood and Webber

 
 
 

 

Lindeberg Grievance—Select Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/lindeberg_ctte/index.htm

( appointed 1 April 2004; final report tabled 16 November 2004 )

Report presented

Report ( presented to the Deputy President on 15 November 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

 
 
 

Mental Health—Select Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/mentalhealth_ctte/index.htm

( appointed 8 March 2005; terms of appointment varied 18 August 2005; final report tabled 9 May 2006 )

Members

Leader of the Australian Democrats ( Chair ), Senator Humphries ( Deputy Chair ) and Senators Forshaw, Moore, Scullion, Troeth and Webber

Reports presented

A national approach to mental health - from crisis to community—First report ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

A national approach to mental health - from crisis to community—Final report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 28 April 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

 
 
 

Migration—Joint Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/mig/index.htm

( appointed 18 November 2004 )

Members

Mr Randall ( Chair ), Senator Kirk ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Eggleston and Parry and Mr L Ferguson, Mrs Irwin, Mr Keenan, Dr Lawrence and Dr Southcott

Reports presented

Inspections of Baxter Immigration Detention Facility and Port Augusta Residential Housing Project, April 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Review of Audit Report no. 1, 2005-06, Management of the detention centre contracts—Part B ( tabled 6 December 2005 )

Negotiating the maze: Review of arrangements for overseas skills recognition, upgrading and licensing ( tabled 11 September 2006 )

 
 
 

National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/ncet/index.htm

( appointed 18 November 2004 )

Members

Senator Lightfoot ( Chair ), Senator Lundy ( Deputy Chair ), the Deputy President and Chairman of Committees, the Deputy Speaker, and Senators Carr, Joyce and Stott Despoja and Mrs AL Ellis, Mr Neville, Ms Panopoulos, Mr Snowdon and Mr Secker

 

Reports presented

Indian Ocean territories: Review of the annual reports of the Department of Transport and Regional Services and the Department of the Environment and Heritage ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Difficult choices: Inquiry into the role of the National Capital Authority in determining the extent of redevelopment of the Pierces Creek Settlement in the ACT ( presented to the President on 31 August 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Antarctica: Australia’s pristine frontier—Report on the adequacy of funding for Australia’s Antarctic Program ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Norfolk Island financial sustainability: The challenge - sink or swim ( tabled 1 December 2005 )

Current and future governance arrangements for the Indian Ocean Territories ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Visit to Norfolk Island: 2-5 August 2006 ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Account—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/ntlf_ctte/index.htm

( in accordance with the Extension of Sunset of Parliamentary Joint Committee on Native Title Act 2004, the committee ceased operation on 23 March 2006; name amended 22 February 2005 pursuant to items 208 and 210 in Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2005 )

Members

Senator Scullion ( Chair ), Mr McMullan ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Crossin, Evans, Johnston and Siewert and Mr Melham, Mr Randall, Mr Slipper and Mr Tollner

Reports presented

Examination of annual reports in fulfilment of the committee’s duties pursuant to s.206(c) of the Native Title Act 1993—

2003-04 ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

2004-05 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 21 March 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 27 March 2006 )

Report on the operation of Native Title Representative Bodies ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 21 March 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 27 March 2006 )

 
 
 

Parliamentary Library—Joint Standing Committee

( appointed 7 December 2005 )

Members

Senator Trood and Mr Adams ( Joint Chairs ), Senators Allison, Brandis, Hutchins, Nash and Webber and Mr Broadbent, Mr Georgiou, Mr Hatton, Mr BP O’Connor, Mr Wakelin and Mr Anderson

 
 
 

 

Privileges—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/priv_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senator Faulkner ( Chair ), Senator Ronaldson ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Humphries, Johnston, Payne, Ray and Sherry

Reports presented

120th report—Possible unauthorised disclosure of private deliberations or draft report of Select Committee on the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United States of America ( tabled 8 March 2005 )

121st report—Possible unauthorised disclosure of draft reports of Community Affairs References Committee ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

122nd report—Parliamentary privilege - unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings ( tabled 21 June 2005 )

123rd report—Possible failure by a senator to comply with the Senate’s resolution relating to registration of interests ( tabled 5 October 2005 )

124th report—Person referred to in the Senate (Professor David Peetz) ( tabled 6 December 2005 )

125th report—Parliamentary privilege: Precedents, procedures and practice in the Australian Senate 1966-2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 19 December 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 February 2006 )

126th report—Person referred to in the Senate (Professor Barbara Pocock) ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

127th report—Persons referred to in the Senate (Certain persons on behalf of the Exclusive Brethren) ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

128th report—Person referred to in the Senate (Mr Karl J O’Callaghan, APM, Commissioner of Police, Western Australia) ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

129th report—Person referred to in the Senate (Dr Clive Hamilton) ( tabled 8 November 2006 )

 
 
 

Procedure—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/proc_ctte/index.htm

Members

The Deputy President ( Chair ), the President, the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Senators Bartlett, Eggleston, Ellison, Faulkner, Ferguson and Ray

Current inquiry

Adequacy and appropriateness of the Register of Senators’ Interests ( referred 20 June 2005 )

Reports presented

First report of 2005—Storage of Senate documents; Unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings ( presented to the President on 20 September 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 5 October 2005 )

 

Second report of 2005—Declaration of interests: registration of Senators’ share tradings; Unanswered questions and orders for documents: proposed amendments of standing orders 74(5) and 164; Repeated motions for suspension of standing orders: ruling of the President of 14 September 2005 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Moore, on 28 October 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 7 November 2005 )

First report of 2006—Restructuring the committee system ( tabled 10 August 2006 )

 
 
 

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jpaa/index.htm

Members

Mr ADH Smith ( Chairman ), Ms Grierson ( Vice Chairman ), Senators Bishop†, Hogg, Humphries, Murray, Nash and Watson and Mrs BK Bishop, Mr Broadbent, Mr Emerson, Dr Jensen, Ms JM Kelly, Ms King, Dr Laming and Mr Tanner

†Senator Bishop to be discharged at the completion of the committee’s inquiry into the financial reporting and equipment acquisition at the Department of Defence and Defence Materiel Organisation with Senator Moore to be reappointed in his place

Current inquiries

Certain taxation matters ( adopted 7 December 2005 )

Financial reporting and equipment acquisition at the Department of Defence and Defence Materiel Organisation ( adopted 1 March 2006 )

Reports presented

Nomination of a new Commonwealth Auditor-General, pursuant to subsection 8A(7) of the Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951 ( statement made, by way of a report, 10 March 2005 )

Report 403—Access of Indigenous Australians to law and justice services ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Report 404—Review of Auditor-General’s reports 2003-04: Third and fourth quarters; and first and second quarters of 2004-05 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Report 405—Annual report 2004-05 ( tabled 28 November 2005 )

Report 406—Developments in aviation security since the committee’s June 2004 Report 400: Review of aviation security in Australia - An interim report ( tabled 8 December 2005 )

Report 407—Review of Auditor-General’s reports tabled between 18 January and 18 April 2005 ( tabled 4 September 2006 )

Report 408—Annual report 2005-06 ( tabled 6 November 2006 )

Committee documents presented

Statement on the Australian National Audit Office budget estimates for 2005-06 ( tabled 11 May 2005 )

Statement on the Australian National Audit Office budget estimates for 2006-07 ( tabled 11 May 2005 )

 
 
 

Public Works—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/pwc/index.htm

Members

Mrs Moylan ( Chairman ), Mr BP O’Connor ( Deputy Chairman ), Senators Forshaw, Parry and Troeth and Mr Forrest, Mr Jenkins, Mr Ripoll and Mr Wakelin

 

Reports presented

Development of land at Lee Point, Darwin, for defence and private housing (Fifth report of 2004) ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet at 1 National Circuit, Barton, ACT (Sixth report of 2004) ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Attorney-General’s Department at 3-5 National Circuit, Barton, ACT (Seventh report of 2004) ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

New east building for the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT (Eighth report of 2004) ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Development of a new collection storage facility for the National Library of Australia at Hume, ACT (Ninth report of 2004) ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Sixty-eighth annual report, March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources in Civic, ACT (First report of 2005) ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

New housing for Defence Housing Authority at McDowall, Brisbane, Queensland (Second report of 2005) ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Provision of facilities for Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre additional accommodation and related works, Maribyrnong, Victoria (Third report of 2005) ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Development of on-base housing for Defence at Puckapunyal, Victoria (Fourth report of 2005) ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Defence Science and Technology Organisation Ordnance Breakdown Facility, Port Wakefield, South Australia (Fifth report of 2005) ( tabled 14 June 2005 )

Australia House Defence and lightwells refurbishment, Australian High Commission, London (Sixth report of 2005) ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Mid-life upgrade of existing chancery at the Australian High Commission, Singapore (Seventh report of 2005) ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

New Consulate-General building, Bali, Indonesia (Eighth report of 2005) ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Construction of Chancery, Vientiane, Laos (Ninth report of 2005) ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Reserve Bank of Australia business resumption site (Tenth report of 2005) ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Holsworthy program - Special operations working accommodation and base redevelopment stage 1 (Eleventh report of 2005) ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

CSIRO entomology bioscience laboratory at Black Mountain, Canberra, ACT (Twelfth report of 2005) ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Operational upgrade, Darwin Detention Facility, Berrimah, NT (Thirteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Upgrade patrol boat facilities, HMAS Coonawarra , Darwin, NT (Fourteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Redevelopment of Kokoda Barracks, Canungra, Queensland (Fifteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Redevelopment of Willis Island meteorological office, Coral Sea (Sixteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 14 September 2005 )

Refurbishment of the Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, ACT (Seventeenth report of 2005) ( tabled 12 October 2005 )

RAAF Base Amberley redevelopment stage 2, Queensland (Eighteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

 

Relocation of RAAF College; RAAF Base East Sale, Victoria and RAAF Base Wagga, New South Wales (Nineteenth report of 2005) ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

CSIRO minerals laboratory extensions at Waterford, Perth, WA (Twentieth report of 2005) ( tabled 9 November 2005 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for AusAID at London Circuit, City, ACT (Twenty-first report of 2005) ( tabled 9 November 2005 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Australian Customs Service at 1010 Latrobe Street, Melbourne Docklands (Twenty-second report of 2005) ( tabled 7 December 2005 )

Construction of Chancery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (First report of 2006) ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Construction of Chancery, Rangoon, Burma (Second report of 2006) ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

171st Aviation Squadron relocation, Holsworthy Barracks, NSW (Third report of 2006) ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Fit-out of an extension to leased premises for IP Australia in Woden, ACT (Fourth report of 2006) ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Redevelopment of Post 1945 Conflicts Galleries and Discovery Room for the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT (Fifth report of 2006) ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Sixty-ninth annual report, March 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in Civic, ACT (Sixth report of 2006) ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Australian Taxation Office at the site known as Section 84, Precincts B and C, Canberra City, ACT (Seventh report of 2006) ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for Centrelink at Greenway, ACT (Eighth report of 2006) ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

HMAS Cairns redevelopment, Cairns, Queensland (Ninth report of 2006) ( tabled 14 June 2006 )

Construction of housing for Defence at Fairview Rise, Ipswich, Queensland (Tenth report of 2006) ( tabled 14 June 2006 )

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission at 120 Collins Street, Melbourne (Eleventh report of 2006) ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Facilities Project, Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, Queensland (Twelfth report of 2006) ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

Australian Institute of Police Management redevelopment, North Head, Manly, NSW (Thirteenth report of 2006) ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Facilities upgrade to the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Rockhampton, Queensland (Fourteenth report of 2006) ( tabled 13 September 2006 )

Facilities for troop lift helicopter, RAAF Base Townsville, Queensland (Fifteenth report of 2006) ( tabled 13 September 2006 )

Provision of facilities for Project Single Living Environment and Accommodation Precinct - Phase one (Sixteenth report of 2006) ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

Development of canine kennelling and training facilities for the Australian Federal Police at Majura, ACT (Seventeenth report of 2006) ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

 

Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Employment and Workplace Relation at 29-31 Brindabella Business Park, ACT (Eighteenth report of 2006) ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

 
 
 

Publications—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/publ/index.htm

Members

Senator Barnett ( Chair ), Senators Johnston, Marshall, Nash, Polley, Sterle and Wortley

Reports presented

1st report ( tabled 9 December 2004 )

2nd report ( tabled 17 March 2005 )

3rd report ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

4th report ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

5th report ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

6th report ( tabled 15 September 2005 )

7th report ( tabled 13 October 2005 )

8th report ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

9th report ( tabled 8 December 2005 )

10th report ( tabled 2 March 2006 )

11th report ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

12th report ( tabled 11 May 2006 )

Distribution of the Parliamentary Papers series ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

13th report ( tabled 22 June 2006 )

14th report ( tabled 17 August 2006 )

15th report ( tabled 14 September 2006 )

16th report ( tabled 19 October 2006 )

* 17th report ( tabled 9 November 2006 )

 
 
 

Regulations and Ordinances—Legislative Scrutiny Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/regord_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senator Watson ( Chairman ), Senators Bartlett, Carol Brown, Fierravanti-Wells, Mason and Wortley

Report presented

112th report—40th Parliament report ( tabled 23 June 2005 )

Documents presented

Ministerial correspondence relating to the scrutiny of delegated legislation, February to December 2004 ( tabled 9 March 2005 )

Delegated legislation monitor—Regulations and disallowable instruments tabled in the Senate in 2004, dated February 2005 ( tabled 9 March 2005 )

Ministerial correspondence relating to the scrutiny of delegated legislation, December 2004 to June 2005 ( tabled 10 November 2005 )

Ministerial correspondence relating to the scrutiny of delegated legislation, May to December 2005 ( tabled 2 March 2006 )

 

Delegated legislation monitor—Disallowable legislative instruments tabled in the Senate in 2005, dated March 2006 ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Ministerial correspondence relating to the scrutiny of delegated legislation, December 2005 to June 2006 ( tabled 7 September 2006 )

 
 
 

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/rrat_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Transport and Regional Services; Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Members

Senator Heffernan ( Chair ), Senator Siewert ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Ferris, McEwen, McGauran, Nash, O’Brien and Sterle

Participating members

Senators Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Boswell, Brandis, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Fielding, Hogg, Hutchins, Joyce, Lightfoot, Ludwig, Lundy, Ian Macdonald, Mason, McLucas, Milne, Nettle, Payne, Polley, Ray, Stephens, Trood, Watson and Webber

Current inquiries

Water policy initiatives ( referred 14 September 2005; reporting date: 30 November 2006 )

Australia’s future oil supply ( referred 29 November 2005; reporting date: 27 November 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2004), including final report on the administration of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, September 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 1 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2004 ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 2 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Provisions of the National Animal Welfare Bill 2003—Interim report ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Watson, on 8 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 )

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 1 December 2004 )

Additional estimates 2004-05, March 2005 ( tabled 15 March 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2005), March 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Administration of Biosecurity Australia - Revised draft import risk analysis for bananas from the Philippines ( tabled 17 March 2005 )

Administration of Biosecurity Australia - Revised draft import risk analysis for apples from New Zealand ( tabled 17 March 2005 )

Provisions of the Border Protection Legislation Amendment (Deterrence of Illegal Foreign Fishing) Bill 2005 ( tabled 10 May 2005 )

Provisions of the AusLink (National Land Transport) Bill 2004 and the AusLink (National Land Transport—Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2004 ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

Budget estimates 2005-06, June 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

 

Regulatory framework under the Maritime Transport Security Amendment Act 2005 ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Mutual Recognition with New Zealand) Bill 2005 ( tabled 5 September 2005 )

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment (Maritime Security Guards and Other Measures) Bill 2005 ( tabled 5 September 2005 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2005), September 2005 ( tabled 8 September 2005 )

Additional estimates 2005-06, March 2006 ( tabled 30 March 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 1 of 2006), May 2006 ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

Provisions of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment (Security Plans and Other Measures) Bill 2006 ( tabled 15 June 2006 )

The administration by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of the citrus canker outbreak ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

Budget estimates 2006-07, June 2006 ( tabled 20 June 2006 )

National Animal Welfare Bill 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2006 )

Annual reports (No. 2 of 2006), September 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Reports presented by the former Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Australian forest plantations: A review of Plantations for Australia: The 2020 Vision ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Ferguson, on 2 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 ) and corrigendum ( presented to the Temporary Chair of Committees, Senator Brandis, on 3 September 2004, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 16 November 2004 ) and further corrigenda ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Iraqi wheat debt - repayments for wheat growers ( tabled 16 June 2005 )

The operation of the wine-making industry ( tabled 13 October 2005 )

Australia’s future oil supply and alternative transport fuels—Interim report ( tabled 7 September 2006 )

Water policy initiatives—Interim report ( tabled 7 September 2006 )

 
 
 

Scrafton Evidence—Select Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/scrafton_ctte/index.htm

( appointed 30 August 2004; reappointed 18 November 2004; final report tabled 9 December 2004 )

Members

Senator Collins ( Chair ), Senator Brandis ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Faulkner and Ferguson

Report presented

Report ( tabled 9 December 2004 )

 
 
 

 

Scrutiny of Bills—Legislative Scrutiny Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/scrutiny/index.htm

Members

Senator Ray ( Chairman ), Senator Mason ( Deputy Chairman ), Senators Barnett, Johnston, McEwen and Murray

Current inquiry

Entry, search and seizure provisions in Commonwealth legislation ( referred 25 March 2004; readopted 29 November 2004 )

Alert Digests presented

No. 11 of 2004 ( tabled 1 December 2004 )

No. 12 of 2004 ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

No. 1 of 2005 ( tabled 9 February 2005 )

No. 2 of 2005 ( tabled 9 March 2005 )

No. 3 of 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

No. 4 of 2005 ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

No. 5 of 2005 ( presented to the Deputy President on 1 June 2005, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 14 June 2005 )

No. 6 of 2005 ( tabled 15 June 2005 )

No. 7 of 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

No. 8 of 2005 ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

No. 9 of 2005 ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

No. 10 of 2005 ( tabled 7 September 2005 )

No. 11 of 2005 ( tabled 14 September 2005 )

No. 12 of 2005 ( tabled 5 October 2005 )

No. 13 of 2005 ( tabled 9 November 2005 )

No. 14 of 2005 ( tabled 30 November 2005 )

No. 15 of 2005 ( tabled 7 December 2005 )

No. 1 of 2006 ( tabled 8 February 2006 )

No. 2 of 2006 ( tabled 1 March 2006 )

No. 3 of 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

No. 4 of 2006 ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

No. 5 of 2006 ( tabled 14 June 2006 )

No. 6 of 2006 ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

No. 7 of 2006 ( tabled 9 August 2006 )

No. 8 of 2006 ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

No. 9 of 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

No. 10 of 2006 ( tabled 13 September 2006 )

No. 11 of 2006 ( tabled 11 October 2006 )

No. 12 of 2006 ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

No. 13 of 2006 ( tabled 8 November 2006 )

Reports presented

Matters not disposed of at the end of the 40th Parliament ( tabled 29 November 2004 )

Eleventh report of 2004 ( tabled 1 December 2004 )

Twelfth report of 2004 ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

First report of 2005 ( tabled 9 February 2005 )

Second report of 2005: Legislative Instruments Acts—Determinations ( tabled 9 March 2005 )

 

Third report of 2005 ( tabled 16 March 2005 )

Fourth report of 2005 ( tabled 12 May 2005 )

Fifth report of 2005 ( tabled 15 June 2005 )

Sixth report of 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Seventh report of 2005 ( tabled 10 August 2005 )

Eighth report of 2005 ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Ninth report of 2005 ( tabled 7 September 2005 )

Tenth report of 2005: [including: Retrospectivity—Scrutiny of Bills Committee Practice] ( tabled 14 September 2005 )

Eleventh report of 2005 ( tabled 5 October 2005 )

Twelfth report of 2005 ( tabled 12 October 2005 )

Thirteenth report of 2005 ( tabled 30 November 2005 )

Fourteenth report of 2005: Accountability and Standing Appropriations ( tabled 30 November 2005 )

First report of 2006 ( tabled 1 March 2006 )

Second report of 2006 ( tabled 29 March 2006 )

Third report of 2006 ( tabled 14 June 2006 )

Fourth report of 2006 ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

Fifth report of 2006 ( tabled 9 August 2006 )

Sixth report of 2006 ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

Seventh report of 2006 ( tabled 6 September 2006 )

Eighth report of 2006 ( tabled 11 October 2006 )

Ninth report of 2006 ( tabled 18 October 2006 )

Tenth report of 2006 ( tabled 8 November 2006 )

 
 
 

Selection of Bills—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/selectionbills_ctte/index.htm

Members

The Government Whip ( Chair ), the Opposition Whip, the Australian Democrats Whip, the Nationals Whip, the Australian Greens Whip and Senators Ellison, Ludwig, Parry and Webber

Reports presented

Report no. 12 of 2004 ( presented 1 December 2004 )

Report no. 13 of 2004 ( presented 6 December 2004 )

Report no. 14 of 2004 ( presented 8 December 2004 )

Report no. 1 of 2005 ( presented 9 February 2005 )

Report no. 2 of 2005 ( presented 9 March 2005 )

Report no. 3 of 2005 ( presented 16 March 2005 )

Report no. 4 of 2005 ( presented 11 May 2005 )

Report no. 5 of 2005 ( presented 15 June 2005 )

Report no. 6 of 2005 ( presented 22 June 2005 )

Report no. 7 of 2005 ( presented 10 August 2005 )

Report no. 8 of 2005 ( presented 17 August 2005 )

Report no. 9 of 2005 ( presented 7 September 2005 )

Report no. 10 of 2005 ( presented 14 September 2005 )

Report no. 11 of 2005 ( presented 5 October 2005 )

 

Report no. 12 of 2005 ( presented 12 October 2005 )

Report no. 13 of 2005 ( presented 9 November 2005 )

Report no. 14 of 2005 ( presented 30 November 2005 )

Report no. 15 of 2005 ( presented 8 December 2005 )

Report no. 1 of 2006 ( presented 8 February 2006 )

Report no. 2 of 2006 ( presented 1 March 2006 )

Report no. 3 of 2006 ( presented 30 March 2006 )

Report no. 4 of 2006 ( presented 11 May 2006 )

Report no. 5 of 2006 ( presented 14 June 2006 )

Report no. 6 of 2006 ( presented 22 June 2006 )

Report no. 7 of 2006 ( presented 9 August 2006 )

Report no. 8 of 2006 ( presented 16 August 2006 )

Report no. 9 of 2006 ( presented 7 September 2006 )

Report no. 10 of 2006 ( presented 14 September 2006 )

Report no. 11 of 2006 ( presented 11 October 2006 )

Report no. 12 of 2006 ( presented 19 October 2006 )

Report no. 13 of 2006 ( presented 8 November 2006 )

 
 
 

Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/interests_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senator Webber ( Chair ), Senator Lightfoot ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Allison, Forshaw, Humphries, Kirk, McEwen and Nash

Notifications of alterations of interests

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating a statement of interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 19 June and 6 December 2004 ( tabled 8 December 2004 )

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating statements of interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 7 December 2004 and 20 June 2005 ( tabled 22 June 2005 )

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating registrable statements of interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 21 June and 12 September 2005—Volumes 1 (A-L) and 2 (M-Z) ( tabled 15 September 2005 )

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 13 September 2005 and 5 December 2005 ( tabled 7 December 2005 )

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 6 December 2005 and 19 June 2006 ( tabled 21 June 2006 )

Reports presented

Report 1/2005: Annual report 2004 ( tabled 8 March 2005 )

Report 1/2006: Annual report 2005 ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Report 2/2006: Review of arrangements for registration of senators’ interests ( presented to the Deputy President on 6 April 2006, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 9 May 2006 )

 

Document presented

Issues raised with the Committee of Senators’ Interests by Senator the Hon. Eric Abetz about Senator Bob Brown’s statements of interests and the unauthorised disclosure of correspondence from Senator the Hon. Eric Abetz to the Committee of Senators’ Interests—Documents and minutes of proceedings, dated September 2006 ( tabled 13 September 2006 )

 
 
 

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jsct/index.htm

( appointed 18 November 2004 )

Members

Dr Southcott ( Chair ), Senators Bartlett, Carol Brown, Mason, McGauran, Sterle, Trood and Wortley and Mr Adams, Mr Johnson, Mr Keenan, Mrs May, Ms Panopoulos, Mr Ripoll, Mr Scott and Mr Wilkie

Current inquiries

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter 1972 (CO 2 sequestration in sub sea-bed formations) ( adopted 5 September 2006 )

All treaties tabled in the Senate

Reports presented

Report 61—The Australia - United States Free Trade Agreement—Corrigenda ( tabled 7 December 2004 )

Report 63—Treaties tabled on 7 December 2004 ( tabled 7 March 2005 )

Report 64—Treaties tabled on 7 December 2004 (2) ( tabled 11 May 2005 )

Report 65—Treaties tabled on 7 December 2004 (3) and 8 February 2005 ( tabled 20 June 2005 )

Proposed agreement between Australia and the United States of America (US) relating to the surrender of US nationals to the International Criminal Court ( statement made, by way of a report, 20 June 2005 )

Report 66—Treaties tabled on 7 December 2004 (4), 15 March and 11 May 2005 ( tabled 18 August 2005 )

Report 67—Treaties tabled on 21 June 2005 ( tabled 12 September 2005 )

Report 68—Treaties tabled on 7 December 2004 (5) and 9 August 2005 ( tabled 7 November 2005 )

Report 69—Treaties tabled on 13 September and 11 October 2005 ( tabled 7 December 2005 )

Report 70—Treaty tabled on 9 November 2005 ( tabled 7 December 2005 )

Report 71—Treaty tabled on 29 November 2005 ( tabled 27 February 2006 )

Report 72—Treaties tabled on 29 November 2005 (2) ( tabled 28 March 2006 ) and erratum ( tabled 30 March 2005 )

Report 73—Treaties tabled in February 2006 ( tabled 10 May 2006 )

Report 74—Treaty tabled on 28 March 2006 ( tabled 13 June 2006 )

Report 75—Treaties tabled on 11 October 2005 (2), 28 February and 28 March 2006 (2) ( tabled 14 August 2006 )

Report 76—Treaties tabled on 28 March (3) and 10 May 2006 ( tabled 16 August 2006 )

Report 77—Treaties tabled on 20 June and 8 August 2006 ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

Report 78—Treaty scrutiny: A ten year review ( tabled 9 October 2006 )

 

Report 79—Treaties tabled on 10 May (2), 5 and 6 September 2006 ( tabled 19 October 2006 )

Report 80—Treaties tabled on 28 March (4) and 5 September (2) 2006 ( tabled 19 October 2006 )