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Committee Reports and Government Responses, and

Auditor-General’s Reports

 

Orders of the Day relating to Committee Reports and Government Responses

      *1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Australian grape and wine industry—Report

Consideration ( 23 February 2016 ).

      *2  Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015—Advisory report

Consideration ( 23 February 2016 ).

         3  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Australia’s future activities and responsibilities in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic waters—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Whish-Wilson —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Whish-Wilson , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

         4   Economics References Committee—Foreign investment review framework—Interim report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

         5   Education and Employment References Committee—Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

         6  Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Smith —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Moore , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

         7  Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Siewert —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Bilyk , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

         8   Economics References Committee—‘I just want to be paid’: Insolvency in the Australian construction industry—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Macdonald , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

         9   Economics References Committee—Australia’s innovation system—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      10   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Empowering women and girls: The human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific region—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      11  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Final report—Performance, importance and role of Australia Post in Australian communities and its operations in relation to licensed post offices—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      12   Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Lazarus )—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Macdonald , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      13   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Australia’s relationship with Mexico—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Back —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      14   Environment and Communications References Committee—Stormwater management in Australia—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ketter —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Ketter , in continuation, 2 December 2015 ).



 

      15   Economics References Committee—Third party certification of food—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee—That the Senate take note of the report ( Minister for Northern Australia ( Senator Canavan ), in continuation, 1 December 2015 ).

      16   Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s automotive industry: Driving jobs and investment—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      17   Community Affairs References Committee—Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Siewert )—That the Senate take note of the report ( 26 November 2015 ).

      18   National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—Implementation and administration of the National Disability Insurance Scheme—Progress report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Gallacher —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      19   Education and Employment References Committee—Getting our money’s worth: the operation, regulation and funding of private vocational education and training (VET) providers in Australia—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      20   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]—Dissenting report from Opposition senators

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      21   Community Affairs References Committee—Availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Siewert )—That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      22   Health—Select Committee—Australian Hearing: too important to privatise—Third interim report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator O’Neill )—That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      23   Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Select Committee—Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s regional processing centre in Nauru—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Gallacher —That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).

      24   Community Affairs References Committee—Out of home care—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Siewert )—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      25   Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Domestic violence in Australia—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Gallagher —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      26   Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry: Long-term planning (part 3)—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      27   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Use of unmanned air, maritime and land platforms by the Australian Defence Force—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Gallacher )—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      28   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Blind agreement: reforming Australia’s treaty-making process—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Gallacher )—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator Gallacher , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      29   Community Affairs References Committee—Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion of the chair of the committee ( Senator Siewert )—That the Senate take note of the report ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      30  National Broadband Network—Select Committee—Second interim report—Government response

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator McEwen , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).

      31   Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community—Report

Adjourned debate on the motion—That the Senate take note of the report ( 4 February 2016 ).



 

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

         1  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 14 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Approval and administration of Commonwealth funding for the East West Link project: Across entities

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Rice —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Rice , in continuation, 4 February 2016 ).