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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

 

 

2013-16/138

MONDAY , 22 FEBRUARY 2016

AT 10 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

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

(Consideration at item 15)

  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 today

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on 25 February 2016

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade to meet during the sittings of the Senate today and 29 February 2016

  1. Business of the Senate order of the day - deferred vote

Proposed reference (oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight) to the Environment and Communications References Committee - Vote to be taken on the motion moved by Senators Simms and Xenophon

  1. Government business orders of the day

1 - Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 6) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

2 - Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Amendment Bill 2015

(subject to introduction)

Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015

(subject to introduction) 

 

3 - Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

- resumption of second reading debate

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

- resumption of second reading debate

5 - Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) 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 Speaker of the House of Representatives

President to inform the Senate of the death of the Honourable Robert George (Bob) Halverson, OBE, a former member of the House of Representatives for the division of Casey, Victoria and Speaker of the House of Representatives

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 Andrew Thomas Jones, a former member of the House of Representatives for the division of Adelaide, South Australia

  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, 25 February 2016

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

Postponement notifications received prior to printing:

Senator Xenophon to postpone general business notice of motion no. 1024 to 24 February 2016 (Introduction of the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Above the Line Voting) Bill 2016)

Senator Conroy to postpone general business notice of motion no. 1026 to 24 February 2016 (Order for the production of documents - Infrastructure Investment program - ‛communications campaign’)

 

 

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

Economics Legislation Committee - provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2015 - extended from 22 February to 29 February 2016

Economics References Committee -

Australia’s naval ship building industry - extended from 26 February to 30 June 2016

corporate tax avoidance - extended from 26 February to 22 April 2016

gender retirement income gap - extended from 1 March to 29 April 2016

Education and Employment References Committee - Australia’s temporary work visa programs - extended from 25 February to 17 March 2016

Finance and Public Administration References Committee -

Indigenous Advancement Strategy tendering processes - extended from 3 March to 16 March 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of law enforcement and justice services - extended from 17 March to 25 August 2016

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee - Australia’s bilateral aid program in Papua New Guinea - extended from 29 February to 12 May 2016

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee -

use of Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia - extended from 25 February to 22 June 2016

effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector - extended from 17 March to 5 May 2016

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate notices of motion

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

2 - Senator Siewert - Disallowance of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area - Ceduna and Surrounding Region) Determination 2015 ( F2015L01836 ]

General business notices of motion

911 - Senator Hanson-Young - Introduction of the Migration Amendment (Free the Children) Bill 2015

980 - Senator Rhiannon - Marie Stopes International

1004 - Senator Lambie - United Nations oversight - North Korea and Iran

1005 - Senator Lambie - Poker machines

1016 - Minister for Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) and Senator Macdonald - Carmichael mine

1018 - Leader of the Glenn Lazarus Team (Senator Lazarus), Senators Moore and Waters - Queensland Order of Australia recipients and all Australia Day Award recipients for 2016 (notice of motion altered on 3 February 2016, pursuant to standing order 77)

1020 - Senator Rhiannon - Narrabri coal seam gas project

1022 - Senator Xenophon - Van Diemen’s Land Company

1023 - Senator McKim - Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

1025 - Senator Back - Authorising the Joint Standing Committee on Migration to meet during the sittings of the Senate

1027 - Senator Ludlam - Radioactive waste facility sites

1028 - Senator Siewert - Aboriginal children in out of home care

  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 Turnbull Government’s failure to articulate a tax policy.

(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 on page 7

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement and documents relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (made in the House of Representatives on 9 February 2016)

Minister to table Prime Minister’s annual report on Closing the Gap and accompanying ministerial statement (made in the House of Representatives on 10 February 2016)

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

Australian Crime Commission Amendment (National Policing Information) Bill 2015

Australian Crime Commission (National Policing Information Charges) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (New Tax System for Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Medicare Levy Amendment (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Income Tax (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts—Offsets) Bill 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as packages;

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

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

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2015

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

Water Amendment (Review Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as separate orders of the day;

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

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

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Amendment Bill 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as package;  

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

Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2015

Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2015

Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Implementation of the Common Reporting Standard) Bill 2015

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as separate orders of the day;  

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

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

Business of the Senate notices of motion

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

2 - Senator Siewert - Disallowance of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area - Ceduna and Surrounding Region) Determination 2015 ( F2015L01836 ]

Business of the Senate orders of the day

1 - Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2015 [provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report) (extension proposed)

2 - Community Affairs Legislation Committee - Report - Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill 2015 [provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

3 - Environment and Communications Legislation Committee - Report - Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2015 [provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

Government business continued (see item 6)

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

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  1. Business continued (see item 19 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 Sterle, Gallacher, Lines, Bernardi, O’Neill, Williams, Back and Peris

 

 

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Documents Tabled

-- 22 February 2016 --

Documents to be presented by the President—

1  Pacific Parliamentary Partnerships—Presiding Officers’ annual statement 2015

Responses to Senate resolutions

2  Minister for the Environment (Mr Hunt) to a resolution of the Senate of 30 November 2015 concerning the management of Phytophthora Dieback

3  Queensland Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (Mr Pitt) to a resolution of the Senate of 2 December 2015 concerning imprisonment rates of Indigenous Australians

Reports of the Auditor-General

4  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 20 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Defence industry support and skill development programs: Department of Defence

5  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 21 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Administration of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s gift to the Science and Industry Endowment Fund: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

6  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 22 of 2015-16—Performance audit—Supporting the Australian Antarctic Program: Department of the Environment

Senate business documents

7  Business of the Senate—1 January to 31 December 2015

8  Questions on notice summary—12 November 2013 to 31 December 2015

Government documents

#9  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(21 September 2015 / 6 October 2015)

#10  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(23 October 2015 / 29 October 2015)

#11  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Northern Land Council - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(12 October 2015 / 21 October 2015)

#12  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(22 September 2015 / 6 October 2015)

#13  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Tiwi Land Council - Thirty-Sixth Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(29 September 2015 / 15 October 2015)

#14  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Anindilyakwa Land Council - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(6 October 2015 / 15 October 2015)

#15  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Central Land Council - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(29 September 2015 / 15 October 2015)

^16  Department of the Treasury

Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) 2015-16 - no legislative requirement to table the report

(10 December 2015 / 10 December 2015)

^17  Department of Finance

Australian Electoral Commission - Redistribution of Western Australia into electoral divisions - January 2016 - Section 75 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

(19 January 2016 / 19 January 2016)

^18  Department of Finance

Australian Electoral Commission - Redistribution of the Australian Capital Territory into electoral divisions - January 2016 - Section 75 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

(28 January 2016 / 28 January 2016)

^19  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority - Annual Report for the Financial Years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 - Section 41 of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

(10 November 2015 / 13 November 2015)

§20  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Reports by the Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman, under section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 - [Personal identifier: 1001934, 1002000, 1002052, 1002074, 1002120, 1002134, 1002151, 1002152, 1002160, 1002222, 1002238, 1002282, 1002313, 1002314, 1002318, 1002330, 1002362, 1002372, 1002376, 1002383, 1002391, 1002458, 1002505, 1002530, 1002534, 1002548, 1002591, 1002651, 1002653, 1002671, 1002737, 1002757, 1002794, 1002803, 1002822, 1002830, 1002837, 1002838, 1002853, 1002854, 1002871, 1002883, 1002895, 1003030, 1003032, 1003034, 1003035, 1003052, 1003056, 1003058, 1003059, 1003065, 1003066, 1003169, 1003176, 1003199, 1003209, 1003216, 1003299, 1003301, 1003370.] - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958

(18 January 2016 / 19 January 2016)

§21  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

(18 January 2016 / 19 January 2016)

§22  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Indigenous Land Corporation - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(21 September 2015 / 6 October 2015)

≠23  Department of Communications and the Arts

Screenrights - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 135ZZZQ of the Copyright Act 1968

(15 January 2016 / 18 January 2016)

≠24  Department of Communications and the Arts

Copyright Agency - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 135ZZC of the Copyright Act 1968 and section 37 of the Resale Royalty Rights for Visual Artists Act 2009

(15 January 2016 / 18 January 2016)

≠25  Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

The Australian National Audit Office Independent Report of Norfolk Island’s Financial Statements 2014-15 - Section 48 of the Norfolk Island Act 1979

(26 November 2015 / 27 November 2015)

 

*26  Department of Employment

Fair Work Commission - General Manager’s report into individual flexibility arrangements under s.653 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - Report 2012-2015 - Section 653 of the Fair Work Act 2009

(13 December 2015 / 19 January 2016)

*27  Department of Employment

Fair Work Commission - General Manager’s report into developments in making enterprise agreements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - Report 2012-2015 - Section 653 of the Fair Work Act 2009

(13 December 2015 / 19 January 2016)

*28  Department of Employment

Fair Work Commission - General Manager’s report into the operation of the provisions of the National Employment Standards relating to requests for flexible working arrangements and extensions of unpaid parental leave under t s.653 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - Report 2012-2015 - Section 653 of the Fair Work Act 2009

(13 December 2015 / 19 January 2016)

*29  Department of Communications and the Arts

Funding of Consumer Representation Grants Program in Relation to Telecommunications - Annual Report 2014-2015 - Section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997

(8 December 2015 / 9 December 2015)

*30  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Executive Director of Township Leasing - Annual Report 2014-15 - Section 20 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

(7 December 2015 / 14 January 2016)

*31  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Aboriginal Land Commissioner - Report for the year ended 30 June 2015 - Section 61 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

(17 November 2015 / 23 December 2015)

*32  Attorney-General’s Department

Australian Human Rights Commission - Report 98 - inquiry into the complaint: Kong v Commonwealth of Australia (DIBP) - Section 46 of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

(2 December 2015 / 2 December 2015)

*33  Attorney-General’s Department

Australian Human Rights Commission - Report 99 - inquiry into the complaint: CM v Commonwealth of Australia (DIBP) - Section 46 of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

(2 December 2015 / 2 December 2015)

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

#  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 4 February 2016

^  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Monday, 8 February 2016

§  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

≠  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 11 February 2016

*  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 4 February 2016

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

34   Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 —Control Order Safeguards (INSLM) Report—Special Advocates and the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015—Report by the Hon. Roger Gyles AO QC, dated January 2016. [ Received 5 February 2016 ]

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

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

Comcare and Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority. [ Received 18 February 2016 ]

Department of Employment. [ Received 10 February 2016 ]

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

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [ Received 11 February 2016 ]

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

Defence portfolio. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

Health portfolio. [ Received 10 February 2016 ]

Indigenous Affairs. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

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

Defence portfolio. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

Department of Employment. [ Received 5 February 2016 ]

Department of Health. [ Received 5 February 2016 ]

Indigenous Affairs. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

Organ and Tissue Authority. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

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

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [ Received 8 February 2016 ]

 
 
 

Committee reports and government responses to parliamentary committee reports presented out of sitting since 4 February 2016

[ 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))

40  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Australian grape and wine industry—Report, dated February 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [ Received 12 February 2016 ]

41  Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015—Advisory report, dated February 2016. [ Received 15 February 2016 ]

42  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2015 [Provisions]—Report, dated February 2016, Hansard record of proceedings,  additional information and submissions. [ Received 18 February 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