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Government Business

Orders of the Day

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009— ( Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Senator Conroy), 10 February 2009 ).

( Bills exempted on 5 February 2009 from the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of standing order 111—see Orders of the Senate—Nation building and jobs plan; order of 9 February 2009 in substitution for order of 5 February 2009 )

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Human Services, Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 3 December 2008 ).

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008— ( Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 5 February 2009 ).

Foreign Evidence Amendment Bill 2008— ( Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Wong )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Wong, 5 February 2009 ).

Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008— ( Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Wong )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Wong, 5 February 2009 ).

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]—( 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 ).

 

Notices of Motion

Notice given 4 February 2009

Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig): To move—That the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of standing order 111 not apply to the following bills, allowing them to be considered during this period of sittings:

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009.

Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig): To move—That the orders of the Senate agreed to on 12 November 2008 relating to days of meeting of the Senate for 2009, and estimates hearings dates, be varied as follows:

(a) meeting of Senate for 2009 (as part of the Autumn sittings), omit “Monday, 23 February to Thursday, 26 February”, substitute “Monday, 9 February to Thursday, 12 February”; and

(b)  2008-09 additional estimates

omit:

“Monday, 9 February and Tuesday, 10 February 2009, and, if required, Friday, 13 February 2009 ( Group A )

Wednesday, 11 February and Thursday, 12 February 2009, and, if required, Friday, 13 February 2009 ( Group B )”,

substitute:

“Monday, 23 February and Tuesday, 24 February 2009, and, if required, Friday, 27 February 2009 ( Group A )

Wednesday, 25 February and Thursday, 26 February 2009, and, if required, Friday, 27 February 2009 ( Group B )”.