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Senate Order of Business No. 55 (Revised), Thursday



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The Senate

This document is issued as a guide to senators.

The business listed is subject to change.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

***REVISED***

(shaded items have been completed)

(Question time to be televised live and 

proceedings to be broadcast on radio 

from 5 pm)

2008-09/55

THURSDAY, 5 FEBRUARY 2009

AT 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Selection of Bills Committee

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator O’Brien) to present report no. 1 of 2009

  1. Placing of business

  • Postponement notification:

Senator Miln e to postpone business of the Senate notice of motion no. 2 to 10 March 2009  (Australia’s climate change response)

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Senator Barnett - Reference to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (the Australian judiciary and judicial system)

 

No. 3 - Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Minchin) and the Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding) - Variation to the meeting of the Senate for 2009, hours of me eting and routine of business for Thursday, 5 February and 12 February 2009 and reference of bills to the Finance and Public Administration Committee (Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009; Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009; Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009; Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [provisions])

Government business - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig) - Exemption of bills from the provisions of standing order 111 (5) to (8) concerning the consideration of legislation (Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009; Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009; Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009; and Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009)

No. 2 - Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Hours of meeting and routine of business for today (notice of motion altered on 4 February 2009, pursuant to standing order 77)

No. 3 - Minister for Human Servic es (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Days of meeting of the Senate for 2009, and estimates hearings dates

General business - notices of motion -

No. 341 - Senator Hanson-Young - Immigration detention policy

No. 343 - Chair of the Finance and Public Administra tion Committee (Senator Polley) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sittings of the Senate today and Thursday, 26 February 2009

No. 344 - Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Senator Crossin) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate today

No. 345 - Senator Hurley - 2009 Tour Down Under cycling event in South Australia

No. 346 - Senator Siewert - Japanese whaling

No. 347 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Order for the production of documents - Greenhouse gas emissions from logging operations in Tasmania

  1. Tabling and consideration of committee reports - pursuant to standing order 62(4)

  • Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Wortley) to present the de legated legislation monitor for 2008
  • Government Whip (Senator O Brien) to present additional information received by committees relating to the 2008-09 supplementary budget estimates hearings:
    • Community Affairs Committee
    • Economics Committee
    • Education, Empl oyment and Workplace Relations Committee
    • Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee
    • Finance and Public Administration Committee
    • Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
    • Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008
  • Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Commonwealt h Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

(these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order)

  1. Order of business - It is proposed to consider business in the following order -

Business of the Senate - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Senator Barnett - Reference to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (the Australian judiciary and judicial system)

No. 3 - Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Minchin) and the Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding) - Variation to the meeting of the Senate for 2009, hours of meeting and routine of business for Thursday, 5 February and 12 February 2009 and reference of bills to the Finance and Public Administration Committee (Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009; Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009; Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009; Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [provisions])

Government business - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig) - Exemption of bills from the provisions of standing order 111 (5) to (8) concerning the consideration of legislation (Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009; Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009; Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009; Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009; and Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009)

No. 2 - Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Hours of meeting and routine of business for today (notice of motion altered on 4 February 2009, pursuant to standing order 77)

No. 3 - Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Days of meeting of the Senate for 2009, and estimates hearings dates

Government business - orders of the day -

No. 1-Auditor-General Amendment Bill 2008 [2009] - Resumption of second reading de bate

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequ ential Amendments) Bill 2009

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

No. 2-Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009] - Resumption of second reading debate

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008 (subject to introduction)

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

  1. Any proposal pursuant to standing order 75

(If a proposal is submitted, it will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit: 60 minutes, or if no motions are moved  

to take note of answers, 90 minutes

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Government response to parliamentary committee report

Minister to present the government’s response to the report of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee on Australia’s public diplomacy

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President
  • Work of Committees - 1 J uly to 31 December 2008
  • Auditor-General - Report no.  20 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - Approval of funding for pub lic works
  1. By ministers
  • Minister to table portfolio supplementary additional estimates statements for portfolio and executive departments
  1. By senators tabling reports from committees
  1. By Clerk (delegated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determin ations, rules, declarations and orders - a list will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions (items 12, 13 and 14): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

Not later than 4.30 pm

  1. Government business - order of the day

Appropriation (Nation Build ing and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Com monwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

- Resumption of second reading debate

  1. Adjournment - 7 pm

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Crossin, Hutchins, Moore, Trood, Parry and Forshaw

 

Online

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Related resources

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1   If a notice of motion is declared formal it will be put and determined without amendment or debate. Any senator may object to a notice of motion being declared formal, in which case it will be listed for debate at a subsequent time.