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Senate Order of Business No. 113, Wednesday



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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)

2013-15/113

wedNesday, 9 SEPTEMBER 2015

AT 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

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

(Consideration at item 14)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

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

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement to meet during the sittings of the Senate today, 14 October and 11 November 2015

Select Committee on the National Broadband Network to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 14 September 2015

  1. Government business orders of the day

1 - Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015

(subject to introduction)

2 - Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

Water Amendment Bill 2015

(subject to introduction)

3 - Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

- resumption of second reading debate

 

[The Notice Paper includes a full list of government business]  

At 12.45 pm

  1. Senators’ statements

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

Postponement notifications

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

Community Affairs References Committee -

availability of cancer drugs in Australia - extended from 9 September to 15 September 2015

Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services - extended from 9 September to 16 September 2015

treatment of people with disability in institutional and residential settings - extended from 16 September to 11 November 2015

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee - circumstances surrounding a letter sent to the Attorney-General - extended from 9 September to 16 September 2015

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee - airport and aviation security at Australian airports - extended from 9 September to 2 December 2015

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

General business notices of motion

837 - Senator Lazarus - Electricity costs

838 - Senator Cameron- Order for the production of documents - Centrepay Policy and Terms

839 - Senator O’Sullivan - Australian military

840 - Senator Muir - Mr Peter Brock AM

841 - Senator Lines - Custodial Notifications Service

842 - Senator Siewert, the Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield) and Senator Polley - Dementia Awareness Month

843 - Senators Smith, McKenzie, Day, Bullock, Lindgren, Reynolds, Fawcett, Back, Edwards, Sinodinos, Ruston, Madigan, Fifield, Bushby, Macdonald, Cash, Cormann, Ronaldson, Williams, Bernardi, Canavan, O’Sullivan, Johnston, Colbeck, Fierravanti-Wells, Ryan, Seselja, McGrath, Brandis, Heffernan and Abetz - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

844 - Senator Rhiannon - Newcastle City Council investment policies

  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]

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At 5 pm

  1. First speech - Senator McKim

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  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)

Chair of the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills (Senator Polley) to present 9th report and alert digest no. 9 of 2015

Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Williams) to present delegated legislation monitor no. 10 of 2015

Government Whip (Senator Bushby), on behalf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, to present the 27th report of the 44th Parliament

Senator Fawcett, on behalf of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, to present report no. 151 - Treaty tabled on 28 October 2014

Senator Smith, on behalf of the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit, to present report no. 450, annual report 2014-15 and executive minutes on various reports

Chair of the Community Affairs References Committee (Senator Siewert) to present report - Availability of cancer drugs in Australia ( extension proposed )

Chair of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee (Senator Sterle) to present report - Airport and aviation security at Australian airports ( extension proposed )

Chair of the Community Affairs References Committee (Senator Siewert) to present report - Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services ( extension proposed )

Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Senator Lazarus) to present report - Circumstances surrounding a letter sent to the Attorney-General ( extension proposed )

[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 Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015 for concurrence

[this bill was exempted from the cut-off on 8 September 2015]

informing the Senate that the House has agreed to the amendments made by the Senate to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015

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

Government business continued (see item 5)

  1. Adjournment proposed - 7.20 pm

  1. Adjournment - not later than 8 pm

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Bernardi, Lines, Back, O’Neill, Dastyari, Peris and Gallacher

 

 

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Documents Tabled

-- 9 September 2015 --

 

Government documents

*1  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Reports by the Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman - Volume 1 - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 [Personal identifier: 1001585, 1001836, 1001880, 1001898, 1001904, 1001927, 1001950, 1001966, 1001975, 1001981, 1001995, 1001997, 1002012, 1002014, 1002016, 1002021, 1002024, 1002034, 1002044, 1002049, 1002054, 1002057, 1002069, 1002070, 1002081, 1002083, 1002108, 1002110, 1002125, 1002137, 1002141, 1002153, 1002168, 1002176, 1002192, 1002201, 1002203, 1002229, 1002271, 1002278, 1002299, 1002369, 1002419, 1002422, 1002434, 1002436, 1002437, 1002438, 1002439, 1002440, 1002441, 1002442, 1002445, 1002446.] - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958

(27 August 2015 / 27 August 2015)

 

*2  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Response to Ombudsman’s Statements made under section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 - Statement to Parliament - Section 486P of the Migration Act 1958

(27 August 2015 / 27 August 2015)

 

*3  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Reports by the Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman - Volume 2 - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 [Personal identifier: 1001829, 1001908, 1001911, 1001948, 1001973, 1001998, 1002003, 1002033, 1002039, 1002045, 1002072, 1002126, 1002127, 1002144, 1002182, 1002199, 1002212, 1002239, 1002240, 1002250, 1002254, 1002257, 1002265, 1002281, 1002319, 1002349, 1002360, 1002404, 1002416, 1002429, 1002435, 1002463, 1002478, 1002479, 1002502, 1002526, 1002537, 1002551, 1002570, 1002571, 1002607, 1002621, 1002622, 1002623, 1002624, 1002625, 1002662.] - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958

(27 August 2015 / 27 August 2015)

 

*4  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Response to Ombudsman’s Statements made under section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 - Statement to Parliament - Section 486P of the Migration Act 1958

(27 August 2015 / 27 August 2015)

 

*5  Department of Health

Australian Sports Commission - 2015-19 Corporate Plan - Section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(13 July 2015 / 14 July 2015)

 

*6  Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Airservices Australia - Report on Movement Cap for Sydney Airport - 2nd Quarter 2015 - Section 9 of the Sydney Airport Demand Management Act 1997

(20 July 2015 / 23 July 2015)

 

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