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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

 

(Proceedings to be broadcast on radio)

2010-12/97

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

AT 12.30 pm

 

 

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order

(A list of documents is attached. Consideration at a later date)

  1. Government business - orders of the day

No. 1-Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Stronger Super) Bill 2012

Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2012

- Resumption of second reading debate

[ Limitation of debate: allocation of time

for remaining stages - until 1.20 pm]

No. 2-Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012 - Resumption of second reading debate

[ Limitation of debate: allocation of time

for remaining stages - until 8 pm]

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

 

  1. Placing of business

  • Postponement notification s received prior to printing:

Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations (Senator Collins) to postpone government business notice of motion no. 2 to the next day of sitting (exemption of the Tax Laws Amendment (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2012 from the provisions of standing order 111 (5) to (8))

Senator Siewert to postpone general business notices of motion nos 438 and 442 to 15 August 2012 (North West Slope Trawl Fishery and the introduction of the Fisheries Management Amendment (North West Slope Fishery Partial Closure) Bill 2011)

Senator Hanson-Young to postpone general business notice of motion no. 781 to 28 June 2012 (introduction of the Migration and Security Legislation Amendment (Review of Security Assessments) Bill 2012)

Senator Rhiannon to postpone general business notice of motion no. 815 to 27 June 2012 (domestic and family violence discrimination)

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate - notice of motion -

No. 1 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) - Reference to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee (allowance payment systems)

Government business - notice of motion -

No. 1 - Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations (Senator Collins) - Variation - Hours of meeting and routine of business for today

General business - notices of motion -

No. 804 - Leader of the Oppo sition in the Senate (Senator Abetz) - Fair Work Australia investigation (notice of motion altered on 25 June 2012, pursuant to standing order 77)

No.  809 - Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Cyber Safety (Senator Bilyk) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 15 August 2012

No.  810 - Deputy Chair of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee (Senator Marshall) - Extension of time to report (infrastructure delivery and engineering skills shortages)

No.  811 - Senator Singh - Authorising the Joint Standing Committee on Migration to meet during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 15 August 2012

No.  812 - Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Senator Eggleston) - Extension of time to report (procurement procedures for defence capital projects)

No.  813 - Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (Senator Nash) - Authorising the committee to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sittings of the Senate on Wednesday 27 June and 22 August 2012

No.  814 - Senator Wright - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement relating to retirement of the Inspector of Transport Security and document on the security of offshore oil and gas resources (made in the House of Representatives on 25 June 2012)

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President

Reports of the Auditor-General:

  • No.  51 of 2011-12 - Financial statement audit - Interim phase of the audits of financial statements of major general government sector agencies for the year ending 30 June 2012
  • No.  52 of 201 1-12 - Performance audit - Gate reviews for Defence capital acquisition projects: Department of Defence
  1. By ministers
  1. By senators tabling reports from committees
    • Chair of the Procedure Committee (Senator Parry) to present first report of 2012 - Consideration of private senators’ bills; Routine of business; Consideration of non-controversial legislation; Raising matters of privilege; Changes to the printed Notice Paper and related matters
    • Senator Gallacher, on behalf of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works, to present report no.  3 of 2012 - Referrals made November 2011 to March 2012 (tabled in the House of Representatives on 25  June  2012)
  2. By Clerk (delegated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determinations, rules, declarations and orders)

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions (items 10 and 11): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

 

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

Business of the Senate - notice of motion -

No.  1 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) - Reference to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee (allowance payment systems)

Business of the Senate - orders of the day -

No. 1-Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee - Final repor t - Prospective marriage visas

No.  2-Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 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 - 201 2-13 Budget estimates

At 5 pm

Government business continued

No. 2-Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012 - Resumption of second reading debate

[ Limitation of debate: allocation of time

for remaining stages - until 8 pm]

 

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The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 6.30 pm till 7.30 pm

 

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  1. Government business continued

No. 3-Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012 - Resumption of second reading debate

[ Limitation of debate: allocation of time

for remaining stages - until 9 pm]

No. 4-Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Scheme Enhancements) Bill 2012 - Resumption of second reading debate

[ Limitation of debate: allocation of time

for remaining stages - until 9.50 pm]

  1. Adjournment proposed - 10 pm

  1. Adjournment 2

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Cameron, Boyce, Moore, Stephens and Ludlam

 

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COMMITTEE S AUTHORISED TO MEET DURING THE SITTING OF THE SENATE TODAY

  • Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform - from 4 pm
  • Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network - from 6 pm

 

SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENT S

Tuesday, 26 June 20 12 ^

#1   DEPARTMENT OF BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - Telecommunications competitive safeguards - Annual report 2010-11 - Subsection 151CL(5) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the changes in the prices paid for telecommunications services in Australia - Annual report 2010-11 - Subsection 151CM(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

( 30 May 2012 / 31 May 2012)

# DEPARTMENT OF BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY - Convergence Review - Final Report - Appendix G: Report on the review of Schedule 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 - Schedule 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

(6 June 2012 / 7 June 2012)

#3  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Australia’s health 2012 - Section 31 of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

(25 May 2012 / 29 May 2012)

Y 4 Government response to the recommendations of the NSW Coroner following the inquest into the death of Ms Dianne Brimble

*5  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Productivity Commission - Inquiry Report No. 58 - Australia’s Export Credit Arrangements - Section 12 of the Productivity Commission Act 1998

(31 May 2012 / 31 May 2012)

*6  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - National Health and Medical Research Council - NHMRC Embryo Research Licensing Committee report to the Parliament of Australia for the period 1 September 2011 to 29 February 2012 - Section 19 of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002

( 6 June 2012 / 6 June 2012)

*7  TREATIES

MAJOR TREATY ACTIONS:  CATEGORY 1

[ 2012] ATNIA 13

Agreement Establishing the International Fund for Agricultural Development  

done at Rome on 13 June 1976  

[2012] ATNIF 11

 

MAJOR TREATY ACTIONS:  CATEGORY 2

NIL

MINOR TREATY ACTIONS:  CATEGORY 3

NIL

 

^  List prepared by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

# Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 21 June 2012 .

Y  Document tabled in the House of Representatives on Monday, 25 June 2012.

* Not available prior to tabling.

Note: As recommended by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration, the dates listed in brackets at the end of certain annual reports indicate the date on which the report was submitted to the minister and the date the report was received by the minister, respectively.



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



2   If government business notice of motion no.2, to vary the hours of meeting is not agreed to (see item 9), the Senate will adjourn at 10.40 pm