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General Business

Notices of Motion

Notice given 23 June 2011

306  Chair of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee (Senator Marshall): To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes:

(i) the opening statement made by the President of Fair Work Australia on 1 June 2010 during his appearance at an estimates hearing of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, and

(ii) in particular, the request made in that statement that the Senate reconsider its order of 28 October 2009 which requires that, on each occasion on which the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia, the President of Fair Work Australia appear before the committee to answer questions; and

(b) modifies the order of 28 October 2009 by declaring that, while relaxing the requirement that the President of Fair Work Australia attend to answer questions on all occasions when the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia, the Senate expects that the President will appear should his or her presence be requested by the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee in the future.

Notice given 29 October 2012

*990  Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin): To move—That the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee be authorised to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 1 November 2012, from 4.15 pm, to take evidence for the committee’s inquiry into the provisions of the Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012.

*991  Senator Cash: To move—That the Senate—

(a) condemns the contemptible act of attempted murder committed on 9 October 2012 by Taliban terrorists who boarded a school bus in the Pakistani town of Mingora, sought out 14-year-old schoolgirl Ms Malala Yousafzai by name and shot her point blank in the head and neck;

(b) applauds Ms Yousafzai’s advocacy on behalf of gender equality in Pakistan;

 

 (c) expresses particular admiration for her public speaking debut in September 2008 when, at the tender age of 11 years, she declared in speech to the media in Peshawar, Pakistan, ‘How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education’;

(d) notes media reports that the Taliban has openly claimed responsibility for this despicable attack on Ms Yousafzai and has threatened to try again to assassinate her at the first available opportunity; and

(e) wishes Ms Yousafzai a speedy and complete recovery from her injuries.

*992  Senator Di Natale: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 36 million of the 57 million deaths that occurred globally in 2008, comprising mainly cardio vascular disease, cancers, diabetes and chronic lung disease,

(ii) to guide the prevention of NCDs, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been consulting throughout 2011 and 2012 on a comprehensive global monitoring framework, including indicators, and a set of voluntary global targets for the prevention and control of NCDs, and

(iii) the framework will be finalised at a formal member state consultation meeting at the WHO in Geneva from 5 November to 7 November 2012, where the Australian Government will be in attendance; and

(b) calls on the Government to:

(i) support the adoption of the full set of 10 targets as specified in the WHO’s Third Discussion Paper, dated 25 July 2012, on a comprehensive global monitoring framework, including indicators, and a set of voluntary global targets for the prevention and control of NCDs,

(ii) support the target on alcohol of a 10 per cent relative reduction in overall alcohol consumption, and

(iii) inform the Senate of its position on the comprehensive global monitoring framework, including indicators, and global targets in advance of the WHO formal member states consultation meeting in November.

*993  Senator Rhiannon: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) the ‘Let’s End the Stigma’ campaign by Reproductive Choice Australia supports women in their right to choose and aims to end the stigma associated with abortion,

(ii) shame is a social emotion which has long surrounded abortion and that communities can help provide the solution to ending abortion shaming,

(iii) hundreds have already pledged to never shame women about their abortions and never be silent when others engage in abortion shaming, and

(iv) a flash mob dance against abortion stigma was held in Melbourne on 30 September 2012 and a similar event is planned for Sydney on 18 November 2012;

 

 (b) commends Reproductive Choice Australia for their campaign; and

(c) invites members of Parliament to take the ‘Let’s End the Stigma’ campaign pledge to never shame women about their abortions and to never be silent when others engage in abortion shaming.

*994  Senator Wright: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently ruled that providing material support for terrorism was not a war crime between 1996 and 2001 and therefore could not support a conviction of Mr Salim Hamdan, and

(ii) in 2007, Australian Mr David Hicks was convicted of this now invalid charge when he submitted an Alford plea through the United States military commission system; and

(b) calls on the Government to recognise that there is doubt regarding the validity of Mr Hicks’ conviction.

Orders of the Day

1  Green Loans Program—Ministerial statement and documents

Consideration ( 28 September 2010 ).

2  Commonwealth Parliamentary Association—55th Conference—Report of the Australian parliamentary delegation, 26 September to 6 October 2009, Tanzania and Rwanda, dated June 2010

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Moore—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Moore, in continuation, 28 September 2010 ).

39  Health—Food labelling standards

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Siewert—That the Senate—

(a) notes recent reports in Australia that found infant formula had been contaminated with genetically modified (GM) soy and corn;

(b) acknowledges the significant level of community concern about food labelling and safety issues in Australian food products, particularly those being fed to infants and young children; and

(c) calls on the Government to introduce clear and effective labelling standards that require all GM additives in Australian food products to be labelled ( adjourned, Senator Heffernan, 30 September 2010 ).

40  Taxation—Carbon tax

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes the Gillard Government’s decision to blatantly break its unequivocal commitment to the electorate not to introduce a carbon tax ( Senator Polley, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

41  Department of the Senate—Report for 2009-10

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Macdonald—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Macdonald, in continuation, 25 October 2010 ).

 

  48  Communications—National Broadband Network—Cost benefit analysis

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Joyce)—That the Senate notes the Gillard Government’s failure to undertake a cost benefit analysis of their National Broadband Network plan to ensure the most cost effective delivery of competitive broadband services to all Australians in a manner responsive to our future needs ( Senator Colbeck, in continuation, 18 November 2010 ).

59  Administration—Government commitments

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes that after more than 3 years in office and a change in Prime Minister, the Government still has not found its way and continues to fail to deliver on its commitments to the Australian people ( Senator Furner, in continuation, 3 March 2011 ).

62  Finance—Household budgets

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes the Labor Government’s ceaseless and ongoing commitment to debt and to deficit budgeting, which is putting upward pressure on interest rates and further pressure on household budgets ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 12 May 2011 ).

63  Superannuation—Productivity Commission report—Order for production of document—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cormann, in continuation, 17 August 2011 ).

64  Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee—Estimates hearings—Proposed attendance of witness

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Marshall—That the Senate—

(a) notes:

(i) the opening statement made by the President of Fair Work Australia on 1 June 2010 during his appearance at an estimates hearing of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, and

(ii) in particular, the request made in that statement that the Senate reconsider its order of 28 October 2009 which requires that, on each occasion on which the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia, the President of Fair Work Australia appear before the committee to answer questions; and

(b) modifies the order of 28 October 2009 by indicating that the Senate expects that the President of Fair Work Australia will appear should his or her presence be requested by the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee in the future, while relaxing the requirement that the President attend to answer questions on all occasions when the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee meets to consider estimates in relation to Fair Work Australia ( 25 August 2011 ).

65  Environment—Tasmanian logging industry—Financial assistance—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz)—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Boswell, in continuation, 13 September 2011 ).

 

  66  Economics—Government’s fiscal strategy

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes the Gillard Government’s failure to implement a sound fiscal strategy ( 15 September 2011 ).

67  ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)—Report of the Australian parliamentary delegation to the 32nd AIPA General Assembly, Cambodia, 18 September to 24 September 2011, dated November 2011

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Eggleston—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Eggleston, in continuation, 21 November 2011 ).

68  Administration—Australian Labor Party Government—Proposed censure

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz)—That the Senate censures the Government for 4 years of broken promises, economic mismanagement, wasteful spending, lies, hypocrisy and policy back flips, secret deals, leadership intrigue and incompetence, all of which has eroded the living standards of Australians and their confidence in government  ( Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Senator Conroy), in continuation, 24 November 2011 ).

69  124th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly to Panama and Bilateral Visit to Brazil—Report of the Australian parliamentary delegation, 4 April to 23 April 2011, dated November 2011

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator McEwen, in continuation, 21 November 2011 ).

70  Parliament—Reflections on members of Parliament

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cash—That the Senate notes the reflections of the Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) on the President of the Senate, the Prime Minister (Ms Gillard), the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig), Senator Boswell, the Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Joyce) and Senator Cash.

And on the amendment moved by the Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) —At the end of the motion, add “but considers the call from the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Abbott) to debate Australia’s economy, and his proposals which would lead to a $70 billion deficit and extensive job losses, as a more appropriate matter for debate in the Opposition’s private senators’ time” ( Senator Ryan, in continuation, 9 February 2012 ).

71  Economics—Economic and fiscal policy—Government’s mismanagement

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes the mismanagement of economic and fiscal policy by the current Government ( Senator Polley, in continuation, 1 March 2012 ).

72  Economics—Budget 2012-13

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate notes the 2012-13 Federal Budget does nothing to strengthen the Australian economy in the face of storm clouds on the global horizon, as it:

(a) fails to cut spending;

(b) increases taxes;

(c) lifts the debt ceiling to $300 billion; and

(d) imposes the world’s largest carbon tax ( 10 May 2012 ).

 

  73  Defence—Government response to the Review of Military Compensation Arrangements—Ministerial statement

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ronaldson—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ronaldson, in continuation, 18 June 2012 ).

74  Constituent’s Request Program—Response from the Special Minister of State (Mr Gray) to a Senate resolution of 22 March 2012—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Williams—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Williams, in continuation, 20 June 2012 ).

75  Economics—Carbon tax

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cormann—That the Senate condemns the Labor Government for imposing the world’s biggest carbon tax on the Australian economy at the worst possible time, when the Prime Minister (Ms Gillard) promised before the 2010 election that there would be no carbon tax under a government she leads and when it will:

(a) push up the cost of living;

(b) push up the cost of doing business;

(c) make Australia less competitive internationally;

(d) cost jobs;

(e) result in lower real wages and cause a cumulative reduction in Australia’s gross domestic product in the order of $1 trillion between now and 2050, according to the Government’s own Treasury modelling; and

(f) shift economic activity and emissions overseas, therefore doing nothing to help reduce global emissions ( 21 June 2012 ).

76  UK, Spain, Germany and the United States—Report of the Australian parliamentary delegation, 14 April to 3 May 2012, dated August 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Polley—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Polley, in continuation, 15 August 2012 ).

77  Health—Progress towards a National Disability Insurance Scheme—Ministerial statement

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Fifield—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 12 September 2012 ).

78  Child care—Government affordability assistance brings record child care growth—Ministerial statement

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Back, in continuation, 12 September 2012 ).

79  Economics—Gillard Government budget

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Fifield—That the Senate notes the Gillard Government’s $120 billion budget black hole ( Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Joyce), in continuation, 13 September 2012 ).

80  Chronic Disease Dental Scheme—Response from the Minister for Human Services (Senator Kim Carr) to a Senate resolution of 21 March 2012—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Fierravanti-Wells—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Edwards, in continuation, 18 September 2012 ).

 

  81  Regional Australia—Agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Nash—That the Senate notes the Labor Government’s abject failure to support Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries. ( Senator Gallacher, in continuation, 20 September 2012 ).

82  Dementia Awareness Week—Response from the President of Alzheimer’s Australia, Ms Buttrose, AO OBE to a Senate resolution of 19 September 2012—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Siewert—That the Senate take note of the document ( adjourned, Senator Bushby, 9 October 2012 ).

83  Suicide prevention—Response from the Minister for Mental Health and Aging (Mr Butler) to a Senate resolution of 13 September 2012—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Williams—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Fierravanti-Wells, in continuation, 29 October 2012 ).

Orders of the Day relating to Government Documents

Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Act 2001 —Report for 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( adjourned, Senator Macdonald, 11October 2012 ).

Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy—Digital television: Transmission and reception—Report, dated October 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Macdonald, in continuation, 11 October 2012 ).

Australian War Memorial—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Back, in continuation, 11 October 2012 ).

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the document ( adjourned, Senator Bushby, 11 October 2012 ).

Australian Research Council—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie—That the Senate take note of the document ( adjourned, Senator Back, 11 October 2012 ).

Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)—

Report for 2011-12

Addendum

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

Department of Immigration and Citizenship—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

Migration Agents Registration Authority—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

 

 9  Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

10  NBN Co Limited—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

11  Australian Customs and Border Protection Service—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

12  Australian Government Solicitor—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Fierravanti-Wells, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

13  Wine Australia Corporation—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

14  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*15  Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*16  Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*17  National Mental Health Commission—Report for the period 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*18  Classification Board and Classification Review Board—Reports for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*19  National Water Commission—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*20  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

 

 *21  Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*22  Australian National Preventive Health Agency—Report for the period 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*23  Dairy Produce Act 1986 —Funding deed between the Commonwealth of Australia and Dairy Australia Limited, dated 18 April 2007—Deed of Variation, dated 22 September 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*24  Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*25  Australian Institute of Family Studies—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*26  Australian Strategic Policy Institute Limited—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*27  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2011-12—Correction

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*28  Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*29  Mid-year economic and fiscal outlook—2012-13—Statement by the Treasurer (Mr Swan) and the Minister for Finance and Deregulation (Senator Wong)

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*30  Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*31  Tourism Australia—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

 

 *32  Australian Solar Institute Limited—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*33  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Australian in the Asian Century—White paper, dated October 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*34  International Air Services Commission—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*35  Food Standards Australia New Zealand—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*36  National Australia Day Council Limited—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*37  Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*38  Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited (Teaching Australia)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*39  Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education and IP Australia—Reports for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*40  Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)—Report for 2011-12

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

*41  Australian Bureau of Statistics—Report for 2011-12—Corrigendum

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).

Orders of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

The following orders up to 62 have been renumbered due to the adoption of the recommendation in the Procedure Committee’s second report of 2011 on 23 June 2011.

Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

 

 2  Ombudsman Amendment (Education Ombudsman) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Repeal and Consequential Amendment) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Anti-Terrorism Laws Reform Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Building and Construction Industry (Restoring Workplace Rights) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Support for Whaling) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

Safe Climate (Energy Efficient Non-Residential Buildings Scheme) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Milne, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

10  Renewable Energy Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff for Electricity) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Milne, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

12  Preventing the Misuse of Government Advertising Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 29 September 2010 ).

13  Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Pratt, in continuation, 28 October 2010 ).

14  Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters, in continuation, 23 August 2012 ).

 

 15  Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2010 (No. 2)—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brandis )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brandis, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

16  Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

17  Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

19  Fair Work Amendment (Paid Parental Leave) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

21  Defence Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2010 [No. 2 ] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Stephens, in continuation, 7 July 2011 ).

22  Special Broadcasting Service Amendment (Prohibition of Disruptive Advertising) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

23  Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

24  Food Safety (Trans Fats) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

25  Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

26  National Integrity Commissioner Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

27  Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

28  Banking Amendment (Delivering Essential Financial Services) Bill 2010 (No. 2)—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

30  Alcohol Toll Reduction Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

 

 31  Drink Container Recycling Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

32  Responsible Takeaway Alcohol Hours Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 30 September 2010 ).

33  Choice of Repairer Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading ( restored 30 September 2010 ).

34  Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) Bill 2009 [2010]—( Senate bill )

Second reading ( restored 30 September 2010 ).

35  Plain Tobacco Packaging (Removing Branding from Cigarette Packs) Bill 2009 [2010]—( Senate bill )

Second reading ( restored 30 September 2010 ).

36  Poker Machine Harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010]—( Senate bill )

Second reading ( restored 30 September 2010 ).

37  Migration Amendment (Detention of Minors) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 28 October 2010 ).

39  Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 16 November 2010 ).

40  Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 18 November 2010 ).

42  Banking Amendment (Controls on Variable Interest Rate Changes) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 November 2010 ).

43  Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 22 November 2010 ).

45  Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Anti-Siphoning) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 November 2010 ).

46  Foreign Acquisitions Amendment (Agricultural Land) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Gallacher, in continuation, 22 September 2011 ).

 

 47  Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Heffernan, Siewert and Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Heffernan, in continuation, 24 November 2010 ).

49  Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011 (No. 2)—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Scullion )

In committee ( 12 May 2011 ).

51  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Colbeck )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Mason, in continuation, 9 February 2012 ).

52  Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 2 March 2011 ).

53  Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 21 March 2011 ).

54  Public Service Amendment (Payments in Special Circumstances) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 12 May 2011 ).

56  Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Tobacco Industry Donations) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 June 2011 ).

58  Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 20 June 2011 ).

59  Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 20 June 2011 ).

60  Carbon Tax Plebiscite Bill 2011 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne), in continuation, 15 September 2011 ).

61  Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Fees) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 21 June 2011 ).

 

 62  Government Advertising (Accountability) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 21 June 2011 ).

63  Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill (No. 2) 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 5 July 2011 ).

64  Bankruptcy Amendment (Exceptional Circumstances Exit Package) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 5 July 2011 ).

65  Air Navigation and Civil Aviation Amendment (Aircraft Crew) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 10 May 2012 ).

66  Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Coal Seam Gas) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Waters )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters, in continuation, 22 March 2012 ).

67  Qantas Sale Amendment (Still Call Australia Home) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 May 2012 ).

68  Quarantine Amendment (Disallowing Permits) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Heffernan, in continuation, 10 November 2011 ).

69  Constitutional Corporations (Farm Gate to Plate) Bill 2011 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 13 September 2011 ).

70  Telecommunications Amendment (Mobile Phone Towers) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2011 ).

72  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Waters )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters, in continuation, 13 October 2011 ).

73  Public Accounts and Audit Committee Amendment (Ombudsman) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 1 November 2011 ).

 

 74  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Protecting Australia’s Water Resources) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Waters )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters, in continuation, 1 November 2011 ).

75  Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (International Broadcasting Services) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 10 November 2011 ).

76  Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting and Telecommunications Amendment) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Di Natale )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 21 November 2011 ).

77  Crimes Amendment (Fairness for Minors) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 23 November 2011 ).

78  Government Investment Funds Amendment (Ethical Investments) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Di Natale and Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 September 2012 ).

79  Migration Amendment (Removal of Mandatory Minimum Penalties) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 8 February 2012 ).

80  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Monitoring of Whaling) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 9 February 2012 ).

81  Special Broadcasting Service Amendment (Natural Program Breaks and Disruptive Advertising) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 27 February 2012 ).

82  Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill (No. 1) 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 29 February 2012 ).

83  Low Aromatic Fuel Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 1 March 2012 ).

 

 84  Assisting Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brandis )

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Senator Brandis—That this bill be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by Senator Wright —At the end of the motion, add “and the bill be referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 8 May 2012” ( 22 March 2012 ).

87  Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Gallacher, in continuation, 11 October 2012 ).

89  Broadcasting Services Amendment (Public Interest Test) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam, in continuation, 29 June 2012 am ).

93  Migration Amendment (Health Care for Asylum Seekers) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Hanson-Young and Di Natale )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 11 September 2012 ).

95  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Colbeck )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Thorp, in continuation, 11 October 2012 ).

*98  Anti-Money Laundering Amendment (Gaming Machine Venues) Bill 2012—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 October 2012 ).