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Government Business

 

Orders of the Day

         1  Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016

In committee ( 11 October 2016 ).

         2  Water Legislation Amendment (Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2016 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Ruston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 September 2016 ).

         3  Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016 —( Minister for Employment, Senator Cash )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 October 2016 ).

         4  Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2016 —( Senate bill ) —( Attorney-General, Senator Brandis )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 September 2016 ).

         5  Governor-General’s Opening Speech

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hume —That the following address-in-reply be agreed to:

To His Excellency the Governor-General

may it please your excellency—

We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign and to thank Your Excellency for the speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament  ( Minister for Employment ( Senator Cash ), in continuation, 13 September 2016 ).

         6  Statute Law Revision (Spring 2016) Bill 2016 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 September 2016 ).

         7  Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 —( Minister for Employment, Senator Cash )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 October 2016 ).

         8  Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2016 —( Senate bill ) —( Attorney-General, Senator Brandis )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 September 2016 ).

         9  Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 —( Senate bill ) —( Attorney-General, Senator Brandis )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 September 2016 ).

Notices of Motion

Notice given 11 October 2016

      *1   Attorney-General ( Senator Brandis ): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to apply the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 to various Commonwealth Acts, and for related purposes. Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016 .

      *2   Attorney-General ( Senator Brandis ): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988 , and for related purposes. Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016 .

      *3   Minister for Communications ( Senator Fifield ): To move—That consideration of the business before the Senate on Thursday, 13 October 2016, be interrupted at approximately 4 pm, but not so as to interrupt a senator speaking, to enable Senator Griff to make his first speech without any question before the chair.