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Senate Order of Business No. 112, Tuesday



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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)

2013-15/112

tuesday , 8 SEPTEMBER 2015

AT 12.30 pm

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

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

(Consideration at item 13)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

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

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 9 September 2015

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 9 September 2015

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate today

Select Committee on the National Broadband Network to meet during the sitting of the Senate today

Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 15 September 2015

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 10 September 2015

  1. Government business

Notice of motion

1 - Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield) - Exemption of bills from cut-off [Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Bill 2015; Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015); and Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015]

Orders of the day

Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015

(subject to introduction and exemption from the bills cut-off) 

 

 

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015

(subject to introduction and exemption from the bills cut-off)

1 - 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. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

Senators Leyonhjelm and Muir to withdraw business of the Senate notice of motion no. 1 for today (disallowance of Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Firearms and Firearm Magazines) Regulation 2015 [ F2015L01233 ])

  1. Placing of business

Postponement notifications

Committees - extensions of time to report

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Government business notice of motion

1 - Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield) - Exemption of bills from cut-off [Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Bill 2015; Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015); and Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015]

General business notices of motion

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

831 - Senator Williams - Australian cricket

832 - Senator Bilyk - National Asthma Week

833 - Senators O’Sullivan and Canavan - Australia’s coal industry

834 - Senator Lazarus - Mr Bart Cummings

835 - Chair of the Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (Senator Leyonhjelm) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sittings of the Senate

836 - Senator Gallagher - Australian republic

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

The Abbott Government’s second anniversary of broken promises, slogans, dysfunction and division.

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

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) on behalf of respective chairs of committees - Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2015

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on the review of administration and expenditure no. 13 (2012-14) - Australian Intelligence Agencies

Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (Senator Singh) to present report on financial related crime

Chair of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (Senator Smith) to present report no. 7 of 2015, referrals made June 2015

Minister to present the government s response to the report of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee - Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014

Committee reports and government responses listed on page 9 of today’s printed Notice Paper

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

transmitting the Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015 for concurrence

(This bill is subject to the bills cut-off order)

notifying a change in the membership of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

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

Business of the Senate order of the day

1 - Environment and Communications Legislation Committee - Report - Water Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

Government business continued (see item 5)

  1. Adjournment proposed - 7.20 pm

  1. Adjournment

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Williams, Whish-Wilson, Sterle, Gallacher, Bernardi, Peris and Edwards

 

 

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

-- 8 September 2015 --

 

Government documents

*1  Treaties

Major treaty actions: category 1

[2015] ATNIA 14  

Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended  

Resolution MSC 380 (94)

(London, 21 November 2014)  

[2015] ATNIF 24 

[1983] ATS 22

[2015] ATNIA 16  

Treaty between Australia and the Federative Republic of Brazil on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters

(Brisbane, 15 November 2014)  

[2014] ATNIF 32

Major treaty actions: category 2

[2015] ATNIA 15  

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic relating to Air Services

(Brisbane, 4 July 2015)  

[2015] ATNIF 22

 

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, 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.



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