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Business for Future Consideration

As soon as practicable after 30 June each year

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee

Annual report to be presented on the activities of the committee during the year.

On the next day of sitting (14 September 2015)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

         1  Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 ( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 August 2015 ).

Order for Production of Documents

    *96  Family and Community Services—Centrepay Policy and Terms—Order for production of documents

By the Minister for Human Services, by noon on 14 September 2015, all documents produced in relatin to the Centrepay Policy and Terms which came into force on 1 July 2015. ( Motion of Senator Cameron agreed to 9 September 2015. )

On 15 September 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 12 May 2015

         1  Senator Rice : To move—That the following matter be referred to the Education and Employment References Committee for inquiry and report by 10 August 2015:

             Consideration of the creation of a nationwide portable workplace entitlement scheme for long service leave and any other appropriate entitlements, taking into account:

   (a)   the number of Australian workers in insecure work;

   (b)   increased workplace mobility and increasingly precarious working conditions; and

   (c)   any other related matters.



 

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2015. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         3  Community Affairs References Committee

Final report to be presented on the availability of cancer drugs in Australia.

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

         1  Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015 ( Minister for Human Services, Senator Payne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 7 September 2015 ).

On 16 September 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on a popular vote on the matter of marriage.

         2  Community Affairs References Committee

Final report to be presented on Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services.

         3  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on circumstances surrounding a letter sent to the Attorney-General.

On 17 September 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Department of Parliamentary Services.

         2  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015 .

 

General Business—Order of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

      60  International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Rhiannon , in continuation, 5 March 2015 ).



 

On 25 September 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on Schedule 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 30 September 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

General Business—Order of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

      58  Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Waters )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters , in continuation, 4 March 2015 ).

On 12 October 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on non-conforming building products.

         2  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         3  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 , the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 and the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         5  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )



 

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

         1  Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015

In committee ( 7 September 2015 ).

( Further consideration of the bill be an order of the day for the first sitting day after the committee presents its report on Schedule 2—Agreed to 7 September 2015. )

Seven sitting days after today (14 October 2015)

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 13 August 2015

         1   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2015 Measures No. 3) Regulation 2015, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2015 No. 45 and made under the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997 , be disallowed [F2015L00572].

Eight sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

On 13 October 2015

 

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 23 March 2015

    674   Senators Rice and Wright: To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Automotive Transformation Scheme Act 2009 , and for related purposes. Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment (Sustainable Jobs in the Auto Component Industry) Bill 2015 .

On 14 October 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on stormwater management.

         2  Education and Employment References Committee

Final report to be presented on private vocational education and training providers.

On 15 October 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Trade and Investment Growth—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

 

General Business—Order of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

      64  Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2015 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Rhiannon , in continuation, 23 June 2015 ).

On 28 October 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

General Business—Order of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

      38  Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014—( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 July 2014 ).

On 3 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on students with disability and the schools system.

On the first sitting day in November 2015 (9 November 2015)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on Australia’s automotive industry.

On 10 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )



 

Eleven sitting days after today (11 November 2015)

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 20 August 2015

         1   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Social Security (Administration) (Income Management - Crediting of Accounts) Rules 2015, made under section 123WN of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , be disallowed [F2015L00781].

Twelve sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         2   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2015 (No. 1), made under item 7 of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007 , be disallowed [F2015L00765].

Twelve sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         3   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Jervis Bay Territory Emergency Management Ordinance 2015, Ordinance No. 1 of 2015 made under the Jervis Bay Territory Acceptance Act 1915 , be disallowed [F2015L00774].

Twelve sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

On 11 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on insolvency in the Australian construction industry.

         2  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on Commonwealth payments relating to asylum seeker boat turn backs.

         3  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the treatment of people with disability in institutional and residential settings.

On 12 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of law enforcement and justice services.

         2  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on forestry managed investment schemes.



 

On 24 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on credit card interest rates.

On 25 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on Australia’s innovation system.

On 26 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s bilateral aid program in Papua New Guinea.

         2  Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on Indigenous Advancement Strategy tendering processes.

         3  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on aspects of road safety in Australia.

         4  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the Perth Freight Link.

         5  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on arts programs and funding.

On 30 November 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on Australian food certification schemes and certifiers.

         2  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on corporate tax avoidance.

On 1 December 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the future role and contribution of regional capitals.



 

On 2 December 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on airport and aviation security at Australian airports.

On 3 December 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on residential fire safety.

         2  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s relationship with Mexico.

 

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 12 December 2013

      93   Senator Ludlam : To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 , and for related purposes. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Get a Warrant) Bill 2014 .

By the first sitting day of 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the use of Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.

On 1 February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the implications of financial advice reforms.

On 11 February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s temporary work visa programs.

On 12 February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian grape and wine industry.

On the last sitting day of the first sitting week in February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Parliamentary Expenses Amendment (Transparency and Accountability) Bill 2015 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

General Business—Order of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

      70  Parliamentary Expenses Amendment (Transparency and Accountability) Bill 2015 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 13 August 2015 ).

On 19 February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the mental health of returned Australian Defence Force personnel.

On 26 February 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Murray-Darling Basin Plan—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

         2  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on Australia’s naval ship building industry.

         3  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on cooperative, mutual and member-owned firms.

On the first sitting day in March 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the gender retirement income gap.

On the tenth sitting day of 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 31 October 2015.



 

On the last sitting day in March 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector.

         2  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the capability of Defence’s physical science and engineering workforce.

On 1 April 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s video game development industry.

On 8 April 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on marine plastic pollution.

On 30 April 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on large capacity fishing vessels.

On 13 June 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the impact of Commonwealth legislation, policies and guidelines.

On 20 June 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Health—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

         2  Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.



 

On the last sitting day in June 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on a national registration system for paramedics.

As soon as practicable after 30 June each year

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee

Annual report to be presented on the activities of the committee during the year.

On 1 July 2016

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on foreign bribery.

No later than 24 hours after an event relating to ‘on water operations’

Order for Production of Documents

      30  Immigration—Asylum seekers—Ministerial briefings and correspondence—Order for production of documents

By the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, no later than 24 hours after an event relating to ‘on water operations’, all communications relating to that event. ( Motion of Senator Hanson-Young agreed to 14 November 2013; document received 18 November 2013 and tabled 2 December 2013; documents tabled 2 December 2013; motion in relation to compliance agreed to 3 December 2013; document tabled 4 December 2013. )

Within one month of the tabling of the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on the proposed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the proposed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

On the last day of sitting of the 44th Parliament

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  National Broadband Network—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.