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Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports 

and Government Responses and 

Auditor-General’s Reports

Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports and Government Responses

*1  Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee—Report—The adequacy of the allowance payment system for jobseekers and others, the appropriateness of the allowance payment system as a support into work and the impact of the changing nature of the labour market

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Back)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Marshall, in continuation, 29 November 2012 ).

Law Enforcement—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Bill 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Williams—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Williams, in continuation, 28 November 2012 ).

Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee—Fourth report—National Gambling Reform Bill 2012, National Gambling Reform (Related Matters) Bill (No. 1) 2012 and National Gambling Reform (Related Matters) Bill (No. 2) 2012

Consideration ( 26 November 2012 ).

Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Operation of the South Australian and Northern Territory container deposit schemes

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Kroger—That the Senate take note of the report ( 22 November 2012 ).

Scrutiny of Bills—Standing Committee—Report—Fourteenth report of 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Bushby, in continuation, 21 November 2012 ).

Scrutiny of New Taxes—Select Committee—Interim and final reports: The carbon tax: Economic pain for no environmental gain and The carbon tax: Secrecy and spin cannot hide carbon tax flaws—Government response

Consideration ( 19 November 2012 ).

Community Affairs References Committee—Report: Disability and ageing: lifelong planning for a better future—Government response

Consideration ( 19 November 2012 ).

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee—Report: About time! Women in sport and recreation in Australia—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McKenzie, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—Report 130—Treaty tabled on 14 August 2012

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie—That the Senate take note of the report ( adjourned, Senator Back, 1 November 2012 ).

10  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Final report: Procurement procedures for Defence capital projects—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Fawcett—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Fawcett, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

11  Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee—Third report—The prevention and treatment of problem gambling

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Fierravanti-Wells—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Fierravanti-Wells, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

12  Community Affairs References Committee—Report—The factors affecting the supply of health services and medical professionals in rural areas

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee (Senator Siewert)—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Back, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

13  Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report: Animal welfare standards in Australia's live export markets and the Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2] and Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Back, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

14  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Interim (2) and final reports—Australia’s biosecurity and quarantine arrangements

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the reports ( Senator Back, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

Orders of the Day relating to Auditor-General’s reports

1  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 2 of 2012-13—Performance audit—Administration of the Regional Backbone Blackspots Program—Department of Broadband, Communication and the Digital Economy

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Back, in continuation, 1 November 2012 ).

2  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 3 of 2012-13—Performance audit—The design and conduct of the first application round for the Regional Development Australia Fund—Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby—That the Senate take note of the document ( adjourned, Senator Back, 1 November 2012 ).

3  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 9 of 2012-13—Performance audit—Delivery of bereavement and family support services through the Defence Community Organisation—Department of Defence; Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Consideration ( 1 November 2012 ).

4  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 10 of 2012-13—Performance audit—Managing aged care complaints—Department of Health and Ageing

Consideration ( 19 November 2012 ).

5  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 11 of 2012-13—Performance audit—Establishment, implementation and administration of the quarantined heritage component of the Local Jobs Stream of the Jobs Fund—Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Consideration ( 28 November 2012 ).