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Business for Future Consideration

On the next day of sitting (24 June 2014)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics Legislation Committee—Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Reports to be presented on the 2014-15 Budget estimates.

 

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 20 March 2014

    191   Senator Urquhart : To move—That the Senate welcomes the United Nations General Assembly’s designation of 2014 as the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Day for bringing on motion changed pursuant to standing order 77 on 27 March 2014.

On 25 June 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the implications of the restrictions on the use of Fenthion on Australia’s horticultural industry.

         2  Environment and Communications References Committee 1

Report to be presented on environmental offsets.

         3  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the future of beekeeping and pollination service industries in Australia.

 

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 15 May 2014

    250   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes. Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014 .

On 26 June 2014

 

General Business—Private Senators’ Bills—Orders of the Day

      27  Flags Amendment Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senators Madigan and Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 6 March 2014 ).

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee 1

Report to be presented on the National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  School Funding—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

         3  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on the performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

         4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the 2014-15 Budget estimates.

 

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

      24  National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Urquhart )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Urquhart , in continuation, 5 March 2014 ).

On 30 June 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on Commonwealth procurement procedures.

As soon as practicable after 30 June each year 1

 

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 6 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Northern Australia—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

On 7 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

      *1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee 1

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

      *2  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Excise Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2014 , the Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2014, the Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Special Account Bill 2014 and the Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Bill 2014. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

Order for Production of Documents

    451  Transport—East West Link—Order for production of documents

By the Minister representing the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development (Senator Johnston), any documents held by Infrastructure Australia on the East West Link in Melbourne in relation to any business case for Stage 1 or 2, funding sought by the Victorian Government, and/or any assessment of the priority of this project.. ( Motion of Senator Carr agreed to 16 June 2014. )

On 8 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 13 May 2014

         1   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas—Code of Behaviour) Regulation 2013, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2013 No. 269 and made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed [F2013L02102].

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

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

Eight sitting days after today (14 July 2014)

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 13 May 2014

         1   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Edwards ): To move—That the Australian Jobs (Australian Industry Participation) Rule 2014, made under section 128 of the Australian Jobs Act 2013 , be disallowed [F2014L00125].

Nine 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 Edwards ): To move—That the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas—Code of Behaviour) Regulation 2013, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2013 No. 269 and made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed [F2013L02102].

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

         3   Senator Carr : To move—That the Higher Education (Maximum Amounts for Other Grants) Determination 2013, made under sections 41-45(1A) and (1B) of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 , be disallowed [F2013L02165].

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

On 14 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (Repeal) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         3  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Orders of the Day

         1  Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014 ( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 16 June 2014 ).

         2  Energy Efficiency Opportunities (Repeal) Bill 2014 ( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 16 June 2014 ).

         3  Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014 ( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 16 June 2014 ).

On 15 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on the delivery of quality and affordable early childhood education and care services.

         2  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on the immediate future of the childcare sector in Australia.

On 16 July 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 17 June 2014

         1   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the Migration Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 32 and made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed [F2014L00286].

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

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the Manus Island Detention Centre.

         2  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on grass-fed cattle levies .

On 8 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s healthcare system.

On 19 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Final report to be presented on the provisions of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Repeal Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 21 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Final report to be presented on the provisions of the Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

      *1  Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 June 2014 ).

On 26 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

      *3  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 and the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

      *4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

      *1  Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 June 2014 ).

On the tenth sitting day after 30 June 2014 (27 August 2014)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2014.

On 27 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee 1

Final report to be presented on Australia Post.

         2  Environment and Communications References Committee 1

Report to be presented on the Great Barrier Reef.

         3  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the comprehensive revision of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 .

         4  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         5  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Final report to be presented on the  Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

         1  Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014 ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 26 March 2014 ).

 

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

      23  Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Whish-Wilson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Whish-Wilson , in continuation, 5 March 2014 ).

On 28 August 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on illegal fishing.

         2  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on abuse in Defence.

         3  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the  Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         4  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the  Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

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

         8  Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Madigan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 5 December 2013 ).

      26  Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 6 March 2014 ).

On 1 September 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Final report to be presented on speech pathology services.

On 3 September 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

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

      35  Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young , in continuation, 15 May 2014 ).

On 4 September 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

      *2  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

      *3  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 and the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

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

      33  Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Di Natale )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Di Natale , in continuation, 27 March 2014 ).

On or before 30 September 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples—Joint Select Committee

Interim report to be presented.

On 30 September 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on grandparents raising grandchildren.

On 2 October 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

      *1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on illicit firearms.

On 28 October 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

      *1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

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

      36  Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young , in continuation, 18 June 2014 ).

On 26 November 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on income inequality.

On 27 November 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on affordable housing.

On 3 December 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

      *1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on grain export networks.

On 4 December 2014

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on public transport.

         2  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Final report to be presented on the Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2013 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         3  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Final report to be presented on the Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

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

      15  Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 11 December 2013 ).

      18  Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 12 December 2013 ).

By the third sitting day in 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee 1

Report to be presented on Australia’s environment.

On or before 30 June 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

By the first sitting day of July 2015

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s innovation system.

Within one month of the tabling of the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on the proposed agreement

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

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

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

Order for Production of Documents

      26  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. )

At least 14 days before a free trade agreement is signed by the Government

Order for Production of Documents

      32  Trade—Free trade agreements—Order for production of documents

By the Minister representing the Minister for Trade, the full text of the proposed Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and other bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements at least 14 days before signing. ( Motion of Leader of the Opposition in the Senate ( Senator Wong ) agreed to 11 December 2013; document tabled 12 December 2013. )

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.