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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)

2010-12/120

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

AT 9.30 am

 

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order

(Consideration at item 18)

  1. Government business

Orders of the day

1- Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012

- Resumption of second reading debate

2- Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Bill 2012

Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

- Resumption of second reading de bate

3- Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012 - Resumption of second reading debate

Notices of motion

1 - Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Senator McLucas) - To provide that the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (MySuper Core Provisions) Bill 2012 and the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Further MySuper and Transparency Measures) Bill 2012 may be taken together for their remaining stages

[The Notice Paper includes a full list of Government Business]

At 12.45 pm

  1. Matters of public interest discussion

 

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 notifications

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1 - Senator Waters - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (protection of Australia’s threatened species and ecological communities)

Government business notice of motion

1 - Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Senator McLucas) - To provide that the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (MySuper Core Provisions) Bill 2012 and the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Further MySuper and Transparency Measures) Bill 2012 may be taken together for their remaining stages

General business notices of motion

990 - Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 1 November 2012

991 - Senator Cash - Ms Malala Yousafzai

992 - Senator Di Natale - WHO health targets

993 - Senator Rhiannon - ʽLet's end the stigmaʼ campaign

994 - Senator Wright - Material support for terrorism

  1. Any proposal pursuant to standing order 75

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

to take note of answers, 90 minutes]

 

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

Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills (Senator Macdonald) to present thirteenth report and alert digest no. 13 of 2012

Deputy Chair of the P arliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (Senator Boyce) to present report - Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Senator Stephens, on behalf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Ri ghts, to present report - Sixth report of 2012 - examination of legislation introduced 9 October to 11 October 2012 and Legislative Instruments registered from 20 September to 16 October 2012

Deputy Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (Senato r McKenzie) to present 130th report - Treaty tabled on 14 August 2012

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement relating to tender outcomes of the Disability Employment Services - Employment Support Service (made in the House of Representatives on 30 October 2012)

  1. Tabling of documents

By President

Response to resolution of the Senate - Premier of Western Australia (Mr Barnett) - Domestic violence (agreed to 19 September 2012)

By ministers

By Clerk (delegated legislation)

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions 

(items 13 and 14): 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

1 - Senator Waters - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (protection of Australia’s threatened species and ecological communities)

Government business continued (see item 3)

 

At 6.50 pm

  1. Consideration of government documents

Documents tabled today, as listed below

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Adjournment proposed - 7.20 pm, or when consideration of government do cuments concludes, whichever is earlier

  1. Adjournment - not later than 8 pm

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Crossin, Furner, Stephens, Pratt and Cameron

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The Notice Paper contains a full record of all Business of the Senate as well as all committee business, questions and notices.

 

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is available on the Senate’s website.

 

Television channel 4 of the House Monitoring System provides captions of current proceedings in the Senate chamber.

 

SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 ^

*1  DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2011)

*2 Commonwealth Ombudsman - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 19(4) of the Ombudsman Act 1976

(29 October 2012 / 29 October 20 12)

*3 Commonwealth Ombudsman - Annual report by the Commonwealth Ombudsman under s 54A(6) of the Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 - for the period 1 to 30 June 2012

*4 Remuneration Tribunal - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 12AA(2) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

(25 September 2012 / 2 October 2012)

*5  ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(11 October 2012 / 11 October 2012)

*6  ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Office of Parliamentary Counsel - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 16A of the Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

(3 October 2012 / 3 October 2012)

*7  ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 12(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966

(10 October 2012 / 10 October 2012)

*8  ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 24R of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

(28 September 2012 / 28 September 2012)

*9  DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE - Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 39 of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2012)

*10 DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HO USING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Outback Stores - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(21 September 2012 / 21 September 2012)

*11  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Indigenous Business Australia - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(2 October 201 2 / 2 October 2012)

*12  DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS - Repatriation Medical Authority - Eighteenth annual report 2011-12 - no legislative requirement to table the report.

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2012)

*13  DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS - Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Repatriation Commission, Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission - Annual reports for 2011-12 - Section 63(1) of the Public Service Act 1999, section 215 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 ; section 385 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 and section 161 of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

(16 October 2012/ 17 October 2012)

*14 Australian Public Service Commission - Australian Public Service Commissioner - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 44 of the Public Service Act 1999

(27 September 2012 / 9 October 2012)

 

*15  DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(12 October 2012 / 12 Oc tober 2012)

*16  DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 53(3) of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

(28 September 2012 / 28 September 2012)

*17  DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Bureau of Meteorology - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999

(9 October 2012 / 9 October 2012)

*18  DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - Low Carbon Australia - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 36(4) of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(3 October 2012 / 15 October 2012)

*19  DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator - Financial annual report 2011-12 - Section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999

(5 October 2012 / 5 October 2012)

*20  DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - Clean Energy Regulator - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 40 of the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2012)

*21  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Commonwealth Grants Commission - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(26 September 2012 / 26 September 2012)

*22  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Financial Reporting Council - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 235 of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission Act 2001

(19 October 2012 / 19 October 2012)

*23  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(10 October 2012 / 10 October 2012)

*24  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Productivity Commission - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 10 of the Productivity Commission Act 1998

(23 October 2012 / 23 October 2012)

*25  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Annual report 2010-11 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2012)

*26  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 136 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

(18 October 2012 / 18 October 2012)

*27  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - ASC Pty Ltd - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(8 October 2012 / 9 October 2012)

 

*28  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - Annual report to Parliament 2011-12 - Section 30 of the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011

(24 September 2012 / 24 September 2012)

*29  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Future Fund - Annual report 2011-12 - Subsection 81(3) of the Future Fund Act 2006

(23 October 2012 / 23 October 2012)

*30  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 5A of the Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973

(26 September 2012 / 11 October 2012)

*31  DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 and section 49 of the Civil Aviation Act 1988

(27 September 2012 / 27 September 2012)

*32  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Cancer Australia - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 37 of the Cancer Australia Act 2006

(17 September 2012 / 17 September 2012)

*33  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 108 of the Industrials Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

(26 September 2012 / 3 October 2012)

*34  Department of HEALTH AND AGEING - Corrigendum - National Health and Medical Research Council - Implementing the 2010-12 NHMRC Strategic Plan - Section 17 of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

(1 October 2012 / 2 October 2012)

*35  Department of HEALTH AND AGEING - National Health and Medical Research Council - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(9 October 2012 / 10 October 2012)

*36  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(12 October 2012 / 17 October 2012)

*37  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - National Library of Australia - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(12 October 2012 / 16 October 2012)

*38  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - National Film and Sound Archive - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 41 of the National Film and Archives Act 2008

(12 October 2012 / 16 O ctober 2012)

*39  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - Australian Sports Commission - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(4 October 2012 / 4 October 2012)

*40  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - National Archives of Australia and National Archives of Australia Advisory Council - Annual reports 2011-12 - Section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999 and section 68 of the Archives Act 1983

(12 Oct ober 2012 / 16 October 2012)

*41  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 74(1) of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006

(17 Sept ember 2012 / 17 September 2012)

*42  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - Bundanon Trust - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 36 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(12 October 2012 / 16 October 2012)

*43  DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT - Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) - Annual report 2011-12 - Section 48 and of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(12 October 2012 / 16 October 2012)

*44  DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP - Reports by the Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 [Personal identifier 683/12, 790-1/12, 806/12, 809/12, 856/12, 948/12, 979/12] - Section 486O(5) of the Migration Act 1958

(12 October 201 2 / 12 October 2012)

*45  DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP - Response to Ombudsman’s Statements made under section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 - Statement to Parliament - Section 486P of the Migration Act 1958

(12 October 2012 / 12 October 2012)

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

* 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 re ports 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