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Notice given 15 May 2008

*1  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following matters be referred to the Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 26 November 2008:

(a) exemptions for the Exclusive Brethren and its members from Australian laws or administrative decisions;

(b) public funding, tax or other arrangements which do or may advantage the Exclusive Brethren over other community organisations;

(c) the activities of the Exclusive Brethren or its members which threaten or harm families, in particular, the best interests of children;

(d) the covert, as against overt, activities of the Exclusive Brethren or its members in the political process in Australia; and

(e) any related matters.

 

On 27 August 2008

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

State Government Financial Management—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On the first sitting Thursday of August 2008 (28 August 2008)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Finance and Public Administration—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the lobbying code of conduct.

On 4 September 2008

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on climate change and the Australian agricultural sector.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on meat marketing.

On 16 September 2008

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Family First Party, Senator Fielding )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Fielding, in continuation, 14 February 2008 ).

On the tenth sitting day after 30 June 2008 (17 September 2008)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Standing Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2008.

 

On 18 September 2008

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

*1  Community Affairs—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on special disability trusts.

On 30 September 2008

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee

First report to be presented.

No later than October 2008

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics—Standing Committee

Final report to be presented on Australia’s space science and industry sector.

On 16 October 2008

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Economics—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s mandatory Last Resort Home Warranty Insurance scheme.

Agricultural and Related Industries—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 30 March 2009

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee

Second report to be presented.

June 2009

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on provisions of Schedule 1 of the Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008.

 

Not before June 2009

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the 2007 Federal Election, including the Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2008.

General Business—Order of the Day

50  Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2008—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Bob Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Bob Brown, in continuation, 14 May 2008 ).

On 30 September 2009

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee

Third report to be presented.

On 30 March 2010

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee

Fourth report to be presented.

On 30 September 2010

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.