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Government Business

Orders of the Day

Tax Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Reduction) Bill 2008

In committee ( 15 May 2008 ).

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Assessments and Advertising) Bill 2008— ( Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Carr )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 14 May 2008 ).

Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2008— ( Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Carr )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Carr, 14 May 2008 ).

*4  Higher Education Support Amendment (Removal of the Higher Education Workplace Relations Requirements and National Governance Protocols Requirements and Other Matters) Bill 2008— ( Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 15 May 2008 ).

*5  Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (2007 Election Commitments) Bill 2008— ( Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 15 May 2008 ).

 

 *6  Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Human Services, Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 May 2008 ).

Budget statement and documents 2008-09

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law (Senator Sherry)—That the Senate take note of the Budget statement and documents ( adjourned, Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector (Senator Stephens), 15 May 2008 ).

Governor-General’s Opening Speech

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Wortley—That the following address-in-reply be agreed to:

To His Excellency the Governor-General

may it please your excellency—

We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign and to thank Your Excellency for the speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament ( Senator Fisher, in continuation, 20 March 2008 ).

Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Faulkner )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Faulkner, 11 March 2008 ).

10  Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Communications Fund) Bill 2008— ( Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Conroy )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 20 March 2008 ).