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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

 

 

2013-16/135

tuesday , 2 FEBRUARY 2016

AT 12.30 pm

 

  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:

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 4 February 2016

Select Committee on Health to meet during the sittings of the Senate on 2 February and 3 February 2016

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee to meet during the sittings of the Senate on 3 February and 4 February 2016

  1. Government business orders of the day

1 -  Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Exit Arrangements) Bill 2015 - resumption of second reading debate

2 -  Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment (Inter-State Voyages) Bill 2015 - resumption of second reading debate

3 -  Social Security Legislation Amendment (Further Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2015 - 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. Condolence motion - Death of former member

President to inform the Senate of the death of the Honourable James (Jim) Joseph Carlton, AO, a former minister and member of the House of Representatives for the division of Mackellar, New South Wales

Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Brandis), by leave, to move a motion of condolence

  1. Death of former member

President to inform the Senate of the death of Margaret Joan Deahm, a former member of the House of Representatives for the division of Macquarie, New South Wales

  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, 4 February 2016

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

Postponement notifications received prior to printing:

Senator Rhiannon to postpone general business notice of motion no. 980 to 22 February 2016 (Marie Stopes International)

Senator Ludlam to postpone general business notice of motion no. 93 to 25 February 2016

Senator Hanson-Young to postpone general business notice of motion no. 911 to 22 February 2016

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

Economics References Committee - forestry managed investment schemes - extended from 16 December 2015 to 4 February 2016

Economics References Committee - implications of financial advice reforms - extended from 2 February to 31 August 2016

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee - mental health of returned Australian Defence Force personnel - extended from 19 February to 29 February 2016

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1 - Chair of the Education and Employment References Committee (Senator Lines) - Reference to the committee ( Australian resources projects )

2 - Senator Whish-Wilson - Reference to the Economics References Committee (carbon risk disclosure)

3 - Senators Carr, Muir, Madigan, Xenophon and Rice - Reference to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Commonwealth procurement procedures)

4 - Chair of the Environment and Communications References Committee (Senator Urquhart) - Reference to the committee (commercial use of the ‘Bombus Terrestris’ bumblebee population in Tasmania)

5 - Senators Simms and Xenophon - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight) (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

6 - Senator Xenophon - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (adequacy of security for government and citizen data)

7 - Senator Xenophon - Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee (medical complaints process in Australia) (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

8 - Senator Dastyari - Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee (primary and secondary school education)

General business notices of motion

988 - Senators Williams and Sterle - Trucking industry

989 - Senators Lines, Urquhart and Brown - International Day of People with Disability

990 - Senator Ludlam - Implementation of committee report recommendations - housing affordability

991 - Senator Smith - Genetically-modified crops - policy

992 - Senators Day and Leyonhjelm - Australian domestic shipping industry

993 - Senator Moore - ‘Tambo Teddies’

994 - Senators Madigan, Day, Muir, Wang, Lazarus, Leyonhjelm and Lambie - Family law system - child custody arrangements

995 - Senators Siewert, Moore and Lindgren - International Day of People with Disability

996 - Senator Lambie - Order for the production of documents - Defence White Paper 2015 (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

997 - Senator Lambie - Order for the production of documents - Lazard Scoping Study - Defence Housing Australia (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

998 - Senator Moore - Turnbull Government

999 - Senator Smith - Right Honourable Patricia Scotland - 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

1000 - Senator Ludlam - Proposed introduction of data breach notification legislation

1001 - Senators Leyonhjelm and Dastyari - Football supporters

1002 - Chair of the Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (Senator Leyonhjelm) - Variation to the resolution of appointment of the committee

  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:

Despite the change of Prime Minister, the Turnbull Government has adopted former Prime Minister Abbott’s misplaced priorities and broken promises.

(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)

Chair of the Economics References Committee (Senator Ketter) to present report on the implications of financial advice reforms (extension proposed)

Chair of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee (Senator Sterle) to present report on the use of Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia

Chair of the Economics References Committee (Senator Ketter) to present report on forestry managed investment schemes (extension proposed)

Minister to present the government’s response to the report of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee on reforming Australia’s treaty-making process

Committee reports and government responses tabled out of sitting as listed below

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Tabling of delegation report, by leave

Senator Conroy to present report of the Australian parliamentary delegation to the 61st annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Stavanger, 10 October to 12 October 2015

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

Aged Care Amendment (Red Tape Reduction in Places Management) Bill 2015

[this bill is not subject to the bills cut -off order]

Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Bill 2015

Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 3) 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as package;  

these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order]

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2015) Bill 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper separately;  

debate to be adjourned pursuant to standing order 115(3); 

these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order]

informing the Senate that the House has agreed to the amendments made by the Senate to the following bills:

Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP Reform) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015

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

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1 - Chair of the Education and Employment References Committee (Senator Lines) - Reference to the committee ( Australian resources projects )

2 - Senator Whish-Wilson - Reference to the Economics References Committee (carbon risk disclosure)

3 - Senators Carr, Muir, Madigan, Xenophon and Rice - Reference to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Commonwealth procurement procedures)

4 - Chair of the Environment and Communications References Committee (Senator Urquhart) - Reference to the committee (commercial use of the ‘Bombus Terrestris’ bumblebee population in Tasmania)

5 - Senators Simms and Xenophon - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight) (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

6 - Senator Xenophon - Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (adequacy of security for government and citizen data)

7 - Senator Xenophon - Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee (medical complaints process in Australia) (notice of motion altered on 28 January 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

8 - Senator Dastyari - Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee (primary and secondary school education)

Business of the Senate orders of the day

3 - Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee - Report - Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

4 - Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee - Report - Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) 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 Reynolds, Lines, Peris, Gallacher, Williams, O’Neill and Whish-Wilson

 

 

 

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Documents Tabled

-- 2 February 2016 --

Documents to be presented by the President—

Responses to Senate resolutions

1  Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development (Mr Truss) to a resolution of the Senate of 13 October 2015 concerning taxi and ride sharing services

2  Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ms Bishop) to a resolution of the Senate of 23 November 2015 concerning the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

3  Minister for Social Services (Mr Porter) to a resolution of the Senate of 24 November 2015 concerning the Government’s response to the report of the Community Affairs References Committee into grandparents raising grandchildren

4  New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries (Mr Blair) to a resolution of the Senate of 30 November 2015 concerning puppy farms

5  Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries (Mr Westra van Holthe) to a resolution of the Senate of 30 November 2015 concerning puppy farms

6  Queensland Minister for Agriculture (Ms Donaldson) to a resolution of the Senate of 30 November 2015 concerning puppy farms

7  Tasmanian Minister for Primary Industries and Water (Mr Rockliff) to a resolution of the Senate of 30 November 2015 concerning puppy farms

8  South Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (Ms Marsden) to a resolution of the Senate of 2 December 2015 concerning imprisonment rates of Indigenous Australians

9  Western Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Mr Collier) to a resolution of the Senate of 2 December 2015 concerning imprisonment rates of Indigenous Australians

Reports of the Auditor-General

10  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 11 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Indigenous Home Ownership Program: Indigenous Business Australia

11  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 12 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Administration of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule: Department of Health; Department of Human Services

12  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 19 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Managing science and technology work for Defence: Defence Science and Technology Group

Senate business and other documents

13  Department of the Senate—Register of Senate senior executive officers’ interests incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations of interests of Senate senior executive officers lodged between 25 June and 1 December 2015

14  Odgers’ Australian Senate Practice—13th edition (Supplement)—Updates to 31 December 2015

15  Official visit to Singapore and Malaysia—Report on the visit by the President of the Senate, 6 March to 12 March 2015

16  Official visit to the Republic of Korea—Report on the visit by the President of the Senate, 30 June to 6 July 2015

 

 

 

Government documents

#17  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Australian Government response to the Independent Review of the Water Act 2007 - no legislative requirement to table the response.

(6 November 2015 / 9 November 2015)

#18  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(15 October 2015 / 20 October 2015)

#19  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Cotton Research and Development Corporation - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(9 October 2015 / 9 October 2015)

#20  Department of Finance

Campaign Advertising by Australian Government Departments and Agencies - Annual Report 2014-15 - no legislative requirement to table the report

(18 November 2015 / 18 November 2015)

#21  Treaties

Major Treaty Actions: Category 1

[2015] ATNIA 22

International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code)

RESOLUTION MSC.385 (94)

(London, 21 November 2014)

[2015] ATNIF 27

Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life At Sea, 1974, as amended

RESOLUTION MSC.386 (94)

(London, 21 November 2014)

[2015] AFNIF 28

International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code)

RESOLUTION MEPC.264 (68)

(London, 15 May 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 29

Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973

Amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, IV, and V

RESOLUTION MEPC.265 (68)

(London, 15 May 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 30

*22  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Dairy Australia Limited - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 74 of the Dairy Produce Act 1986

(20 October 2015 / 23 October 2015)

*23  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Report to the Parliament in relation to the Statutory Funding Agreement 2013-17 (funding contract) with Dairy Australia Limited (DAL) - Section 14 of the Dairy Produce Act 1986

(20 October 2015 / 23 October 2015)

*24  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp) - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 68 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997

(26 October 2015 / 27 October 2015)

 

*25  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Report to the Parliament in relation to the Funding Agreement 2010-14 with the Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp) - Section 68 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997

(2 December 2015 / 2 December 2015)

*26  Attorney-General’s Department

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor - Report on the impact on journalists of section 35p of the ASIO Act - October 2015 - Section 30 of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010

(22 January 2016 / 22 January 2016)

*27  Australian Government response to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor‘s: Report on the impact on journalists of Section 35p of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 - February 2016 - no legislative requirement to table the response.

(22 January 2016 / 22 January 2016)

*28  Treaties

Major Treaty Actions: Category 1

[2016] ATNIA 1

International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code)

RESOLUTION MSC.391(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 33

Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended RESOLUTION MSC.392(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 34

Amendments to the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974

RESOLUTION MSC.394(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 35

Amendments to the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974

RESOLUTION MSC.395(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 36

Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

RESOLUTION MSC.396(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 37

Amendments to Part A of the Seafarers’ Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code

RESOLUTION MSC.397(95)

(London, 11 June 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 38

[2016] ATNIA 3

Amendment 1 to Revision 1 of the Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness covering Design Approval, Production Activities, Export Airworthiness Approval, Post Design Approval Activities, and Technical Assistance between Authorities under the Agreement on the Promotion of Aviation Safety and Addendum to the Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America

[2016] ATNIF 1

Major Treaty Actions: Category 2

[2016] ATNIA 2

Agreement between Australia and the Federal Republic of Germany for the Elimination of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion and Avoidance, and Protocol

(Berlin, 12 November 2015)

[2015] ATNIF 31

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

#  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 3 December 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 3 December 2015

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

29  Productivity Commission—Report no. 75—Business set-up, transfer and closure, dated 30 September 2015. [ Received 7 December 2015 ]

30  Consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2015. [ Received 11 December 2015 ]

31  High Court of Australia—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 11 December 2015 ]

32  Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 13—The response of the Marist Brothers to allegations of child sexual abuse against Brothers Kostka Chute and Gregory Sutton, dated November 2015. [ Received 11 December 2015 ]

33  Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 15—Response of swimming institutions, the Queensland and NSW Offices of the DPP and the Queensland Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian to allegations of child sexual abuse by swimming coaches, dated November 2015. [ Received 14 December 2015 ]

34  Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 19—The response of the State of New South Wales to child sexual abuse at Bethcar Children's Home in Brewarrina, New South Wales , dated November 2015. [ Received 15 December 2015 ]

35  Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 20—The response of The Hutchins School and the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania, dated November 2015. [ Received 16 December 2015 ]

36  Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 17 December 2015 ]

37  Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 17 December 2015 ]

38  Murray-Darling Basin Authority—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 17 December 2015 ]

39  Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 18 December 2015 ]

40  Productivity Commission—Report no. 76—Workplace relations framework, dated 30 November 2015 (2 volumes). [ Received 21 December 2015 ]

41  Department of Defence—Special purpose flights—Schedule for the period 1 January to 30 June 2015. [ Received 21 December 2015 ]

42  Trade Union Governance and Corruption—Royal Commission—Final report, dated December 2015 (5 volumes). [ Received 30 December 2015 ]

43  Australian Grape and Wine Authority—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

44  Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Quarterly report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2015. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

45  National Capital Authority—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

46  Aboriginal Hostels Limited—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 19 January 2016 ]

47  Gene Technology Regulator—Quarterly report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2015. [ Received 21 January 2016 ]

48  Wet Tropics Management Authority—

Report for 2014-15. [ Received 21 January 2016 ]

State of Wet Tropics—Report for 2014-15. [ Received 21 January 2016 ]

49  Tax expenditures statement 2015, dated January 2016. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Reports of the Auditor-General (pursuant to Senate standing order 166(2)(a))

50  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 13 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Managing Compliance with Visa Conditions: Department of Immigration and Border Protection. [ Certified 10 December 2015 ]

51  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 14 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Approval and administration of Commonwealth funding for the East West Link project: Across entities. [ Certified 14 December 2015 ]

52  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 15 of 2015-16—Financial statement audit—Audits of the financial statements of Australian Government entities for the period ended 30 June 2015. [ Certified 17 December 2015 ]

53  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 15 of 2015-16—Financial statement audit—Audits of the financial statements of Australian Government entities for the period ended 30 June 2015—Corrigendum. [ Certified 18 December 2015 ]

54  Independent Auditor—Review of communications processes: Australian National Audit Office, dated December 2015.  [ Certified 18 December 2015 ]

55  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 16 of 2015-16—Assurance report—2014-15 major projects report: Department of Defence. [ Certified 15 January 2016 ]

56  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 17 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Design and Implementation of the First Funding Round of the Bridges Renewal Programme: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. [ Certified 20 January 2016 ]

57  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 18 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension: Department of Social Services; Department of Human Services. [ Certified 21 January 2016 ]

Return to order (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

58  Administration—Gosford waterfront—Building contracts—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann), dated 3 December 2015, responding to the order of the Senate of 26 November 2015 and raising a public interest immunity claim, and attachments. [ Received 4 December 2015 ]

59  Family and Community Services—Childcare Assistance Package—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Education and Training (Senator Birmingham), dated 8 December 2015, responding to the order of the Senate of 2 December 2015. [ Received 8 December 2015 ]

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

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

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Communications portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Finance portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Office for Women. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Treasury portfolio. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

61   Lists of departmental and agency grants (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008)

Communications portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. [2] [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Employment portfolio. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Environment portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Finance portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Office for Women. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Treasury portfolio. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

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

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Australian Public Service Commission. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Australian Trade Commission. [2] [ Received 29 January 2016 and 1 February 2016 ]

Communications portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Defence Housing Australia. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Department of Defence. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Department of Education and Training. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Department of Social Services. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Department of Veterans’ Affairs. [ Received 27 January 2016 ]

Employment portfolio. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

Health portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

Office of National Assessments. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Special Minister of State. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

Tourism Australia. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Treasury portfolio. [ Received 29 January 2016 ]

 
 
 

Committee reports and government responses to parliamentary committee reports presented out of sitting since 3 December 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))

63  Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—452nd report—Review of Auditor-General’s reports nos 24 to 50 (2014-15): Natural disaster recovery, Centrelink telephone services and Safer Streets program, dated December 2015. [ Received 7 December 2015 ]

64  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Report—Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts—Corrigendum. [ Received 14 December 2015 ]

65  Economics References Committee—Forestry managed investment schemes— Interim report, dated 15 December 2015. [ Received 16 December 2015 ]

66  Economics References Committee—Interest rates and informed choice in the Australian credit card market—Report, dated December 2015, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [ Received 16 December 2015 ]

67  Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—453rd report— Development of the Commonwealth Performance Framework, dated December 2015. [ Received 18 December 2015 ]

68  Education and Employment References Committee—Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability—Report, dated January 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

69  Economics References Committee—Implications of financial advice reforms—Interim report, dated 1 February 2016. [ Received 1 February 2016 ]

Government responses to parliamentary committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

70  Community Affairs References Committee—Grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

71  Community Affairs References Committee—Impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services, December 2015. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

72  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. [ Received 15 January 2016 ]

 

 

 

 



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