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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)

2013-15/111

MONDAY , 7 SEPTEMBER 2015

AT 10 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Documents to be presented - pursuant to standing order 61

(Consideration at item 12)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees - proposals to meet received prior to printing:

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 10 September 2015

Joint Standing Committee on Migration to meet during the sittings of the Senate on 9 September and 16 September 2015

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee to meet during the sittings of the Senate today, 9 September and 14 September 2015

  1. Government business orders of the day

1 - Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

2 - Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 2) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

3 - Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

4 - Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

5 - Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

- resumption of second reading debate

 

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

 

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to private senators’ bills for consideration on Thursday, 10 September 2015

Government Whip (Senator Bushby), by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senator Abetz

Postponement notifications

Committees - extensions of time to report received prior to printing:

Economics References Committee -

Australia’s naval ship building industry - extended from 28 August 2015 to 26 February 2016

cooperative, mutual and member-owned firms - extended from 30 November 2015 to 26 February 2016

Education and Employment References Committee -

Australia’s temporary work visa programs - extended from 14 October 2015 to 11 February 2016

private vocational education and training providers - extended from 16 September to 14 October 2015

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee - Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015 - extended from 8 September to 10 November 2015

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee - Commonwealth payments relating to asylum seeker boat turn backs - extended from 15 September to 11 November 2015

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1 - Senators Leyonhjelm and Muir - Disallowance of the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Firearms and Firearm Magazines) Regulation 2015 [ F2015L01233 ]

2 - Chair of the Environment and Communications References Committee (Senator Urquhart) and Senator Brown - Reference to the committee (super trawlers)

Government business notice of motion

1 - Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield) - First speech - Senator McKim

General business notices of motion

816 - Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong) - Address to the Governor-General

830 - Senator Siewert - Aboriginal recognition in WA Constitution

  1. Matter of public importance - President to announce receipt of letter from Senator Siewert proposing that the following matter be submitted to the Senate for discussion:

The Abbott Government’s failure to commit to the intake of an additional 20 000 refugees from Syria, despite escalating conflict and all-time high levels of human displacement.

(Under standing order 75 the proposed discussion must be supported by at least four other senators rising in their places)

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

to take note of answers, 90 minutes]

  1. Consideration of documents

Documents tabled today, as listed below

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

  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 notices of motion

1 - Senators Leyonhjelm and Muir - Disallowance of the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Firearms and Firearm Magazines) Regulation 2015 [ F2015L01233 ]

2 - Chair of the Environment and Communications References Committee (Senator Urquhart) and Senator Brown - Reference to the committee (super trawlers)

Business of the Senate order of the day

1 - Economics References Committee - Report - Australia ’s naval ship building industry ( extension proposed )

Government business continued (see item 5)

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

  1. Business continued (see item 16 above)

  1. Adjournment proposed - 9.50 pm

  1. Adjournment - not later than 10.30 pm

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Back, Peris, Bernardi, Dastyari, Seselja, Gallacher, Lines and Whish-Wilson

 

 

Online

The daily Order of Business , or ‘Senate Red’.

Related resources

The Dynamic Red updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day.

 

The Senate Daily Summary provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings, with links to official Senate records.

 

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

 

Lists of committees authorised to meet during the sittings of the Senate

 

Television channel 104 of the House Monitoring System provides captions of current proceedings in the Senate chamber.

 

Follow the Australian Senate on Twitter

 

 

Documents Tabled

-- 7 September 2015 --

Documents to be presented by the President—

Responses to Senate resolutions

1  Minister for the Environment (Mr Hunt) to a resolution of the Senate of 13 August 2015 concerning the southern cassowary

Government documents

 

#2  Department of Health

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Australia’s welfare 2015 - Section 31 of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

(7 August 2015 / 7 August 2015)

 

*3  Department of the Treasury

Australian Taxation Office - Super Co-contributions Quarterly Report - for the periods 1 July 2014 to 30 September 2014, 1 October 2014 to 31 December 2014 and 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015 - Section 54 of the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act  2003

(16 June 2015 / 16 June 2015)

 

*4    Department of the Treasury

Australian Taxation Office - Low Income Superannuation Contributions Quarterly Report - for the periods 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014, 1 July 2014 to 30 September 2014, 1 October 2014 to 31 December 2014, 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015 - Section 12 of the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003

(16 June 2015 / 16 June 2015)

 

*5  Department of the Treasury

Australian Taxation Office - Low Income Superannuation Annual Report for the year 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 - Section 12 of the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003

(16 June 2015 / 16 June 2015)

 

*6  Department of Health

Reporting requirements under section 34A of the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014 - Section 34A of the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992

(30 July 2015 / 30 July 2015)

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

 

#  Document tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 20 August 2015

*  Not available prior to tabling

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

Documents presented out of sitting since 20 August 2015

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

 

7  Finance—Advances provided under the annual Appropriation Acts—Report for 2014-15—Letter of advice. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

 

8  NBN Co Limited—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 24 August 2015 ]

 

9  Airservices Australia—Corporate plan 2015-20. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

 

10  Indigenous Business Australia (IBA)—Corporate plan 2015-16. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

 

11  National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)—Corporate plan  2015-16. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

 

12   Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987 —Clean Energy Finance Corporation—Program report for the period 17 April 2014 to 17 April 2015. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

 

13  National Environment Protection Council (NEPC)  (formerly National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation)—Report for 2013-14. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

 

Statements of compliance with Senate orders (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

 

14   Indexed lists of departmental and agency files ( continuing order of the Senate of 30 May 1996, as amended)

Communications portfolio. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

Defence portfolio. [ Received 4 September 2015 ]

Department of Employment. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

Department of Social Services. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

Fair Work Ombudsman. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

Industry and Science portfolio. [ Received 26 August 2015 ]

Safe Work Australia. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

 

15   Lists of entity contracts (continuing order of the Senate of 20 June 2001, as amended)

Agriculture portfolio. [ Received 4 September 2015 ]

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [ Received 26 August 2015 ]

Communications portfolio. [ Received 28 August 2015 ]

Defence portfolio. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

Department of Human Services. [ Received 3 September 2015 ]

Education and Training portfolio. [ Received 3 September 2015 ]

Environment portfolio. [ Received 26 August 2015 ]

Finance portfolio. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

Immigration and Border Protection. [ Received 3 September 2015 ]

Industry and Science portfolio. [ Received 31 August 2015 ]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

Social Services portfolio. [ Received 2 September 2015 ]

Treasury portfolio. [ Received 31 August 2015 ]

 

16   List of departmental and agency appointments and vacancies (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008, as amended)

Agriculture portfolio—Correction. [ Received 3 September 2015 ]

 

17   Statements of departmental and agency unanswered estimates questions on notice (continuing order of the Senate of 25 June 2014)

Agriculture portfolio. [ Received 26 August 2015 ]

Special Minister of State. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

 
 
 

Committee reports and government responses to parliamentary committee reports presented out of sitting since 20 August 2015

[ reports and responses will be recorded in the Journals of the Senate and available for consideration on Tuesday under standing order 62(4) ]

Committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 38 (7))

18  Economics References Committee—Report—Corporate tax avoidance: You cannot tax what you cannot see (part 1)—Corrigendum. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

 

19  Environment and Communications References Committee—The Fin-Fish aquaculture industry in Tasmania—Report, dated August 2015, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [ Received 21 August 2015 ]

 

20  Economics References Committee—Future of Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry—Interim report, dated 28 August 2015.[ Received 28 August 2015 ]

 

21  Recent allegations relating to conditions and circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Select Committee—Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru—Report, dated August 2015, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [ Received 31 August 2015 ]

 

22  Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015—Advisory report, dated September 2015. [ Received 4 September 2015 ]

 

Government responses to parliamentary committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 38 (7))

 

23  Economics References Committee—Privatisation of state and territory assets and new infrastructure, dated July 2015. [ Received 1 September 2015 ]

 



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