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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

 

 

2016/10

wedNesday, 12 OCTOBER 2016

At 9.30 am

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Documents to be presented —p ursuant to standing order 61

(Consideration at item 15)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees - - proposed meetings to be authorised

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee to meet today

  1. Government business orders of the day

1— Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016 —in committee

National Cancer Screening Register Bill 2016

National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016 (subject to introduction)

2— Water Legislation Amendment (Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

Plebiscite (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill 2016 (subject to introduction)

3— Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

4— Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

5—Governor-General’s opening speech—Address-in-Reply

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

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The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 10.30 am till noon

to enable senators  to attend the address by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore in the House of Representatives

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At noon, the sitting of the Senate will resume

Government business continued

 

At 12.45 pm

  1. Senators’ statements

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

Postponements to be authorised

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

  1. Formal motions 1

Business of the Senate

1—Senator Leyonhjelm—Disallowance of the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Shotguns and Shotgun Magazines) Regulation 2016 [ F2016L01255 ]

2—Senator Lambie—Reference to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Commonwealth funding of Indigenous Tasmanians)

3—Senators Waters and Dastyari—Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (closures of electricity generators)

4—Senators Cameron, Xenophon, Rhiannon and Lambie—Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee (Government’s Workplace Bargaining Policy)

Government business

1—Attorney-General (Senator Brandis)—Introduction of the Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016

2—Attorney-General (Senator Brandis)—Introduction of the Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016

3—Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—First speech

General business

64—Senator Hanson-Young—Renewable energy industry in South Australia

69—Senator Ludlam—Order for the production of documents—Government response—future of Australia’s video game development industry

79—Senator Lambie—Investor-State Dispute Settlement—trade agreements

80—Senator Rhiannon—Political donations from financial institutions

81—Senators Kakoschke-Moore, Xenophon, Griff and Leader of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party (Senator Hinch)—Introduction of the Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2016

82—Senator Siewert—United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

83—Senator Hanson-Young—Oil exploration and drilling in the Great Australian Bight

85—Senator Lambie—Chinese ownership of Australian assets

86—Senator Hanson-Young—Establishment of a select committee—resilience of electricity infrastructure

  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 speeches Senator s Chisholm and Culleton

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  1. Consideration of documents

Documents tabled today, see page 6

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—7th report and alert digest no. 7 of 2016—work of the committee in 2015 (Chair, Senator Polley)

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—delegated legislation monitor 7 of 2016 (Chair, Senator Williams)

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—7th report of 2016 (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes]

[Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

 

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Committee memberships

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1—Senator Leyonhjelm—Disallowance of the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Shotguns and Shotgun Magazines) Regulation 2016 [ F2016L01255 ]

2—Senator Lambie—Reference to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Commonwealth funding of Indigenous Tasmanians)

3—Senators Waters and Dastyari—Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (closures of electricity generators)

4—Senators Cameron, Xenophon, Rhiannon and Lambie—Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee (Government’s Workplace Bargaining Policy)

Business of the Senate order of the day

1—Legislation Committees—Reports on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2016

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 Whish-Wilson, Back, Gallacher, Sterle, Ketter and Marshall

 

 

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Documents Tabled

-- 12 October 2016 --

Documents to be presented by the President

1  Auditor-General of Australia (Mr Hehir) responding to a recommendation contained in the third interim report of the Select Committee on the Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures

2  Department of Parliamentary Services—Report for 2015-16

3  Parliamentary Budget Office—Report for 2015-16

Government documents

*4  Department of the Treasury

Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board (CALDB) - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 214 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

(8 September 2016 / 8 September 2016)

*5  Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Annual Report 2015-2016 - Section 35 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986

(29 September 2016 / 4 October 2016)

*6  Department of Employment

Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999 and section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(5 September 2016 / 5 September 2016)

*7  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office - Annual Report 2015-2016 - Section 51 of the Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 , section 96 of the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994 and section 71 of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998

(30 September 2016 / 30 September 2016)

*8  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Review of the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act (2012) - July 2016 - Section 117 of the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012

(15 July 2016 / 15 July 2016)

*9  Attorney-General’s Department

Family Court of Australia - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 38 of the Family Law Act 1975

(4 October 2016 / 4 October 2016)

*10  Attorney-General’s Department

Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 24R of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

(4 October 2016 / 4 October 2016)

*11  Attorney-General’s Department

Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) - Annual Report 2015-2016 - Section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999 and section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(6 October 2016 / 6 October 2016)

*12  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(7 October 2016 / 7 October 2016)

*13  Department of the Treasury

Australian Statistics Advisory Council - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 24 of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

(8 September 2016 / 8 September 2016)

*14  Department of the Treasury

Australian Bureau of Statistics - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(12 September 2016 / 12 September 2016)

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