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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

 

 

2016/14

wedNesday, 9 NOVEMBER 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 14)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees - - proposed meetings to be authorised

Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme to meet today

  1. Government business orders of the day

1— Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2016 —in committee

2— Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Television and Radio Licence Fees) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

3— VET Student Loans Bill 2016

VET Student Loans (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016

VET Student Loans (Charges) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

4— Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Amendment (Water) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

5— Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Petroleum Pools and Other Measures) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

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

[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

Postponements to be authorised

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

  1. Formal motions 1

Business of the Senate

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Classification Amendment (CHC Domain Scores) Principles 2016 [ F2016L00804 ]

2—Senators Xenophon, Griff and Kakoschke-Moore—Reference to the Standing Committee of Privileges (intrusive powers and members of parliament)

3—Chair of the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Senator McAllister)—Reference to the committee (workplace gender segregation)

Government business

1—Attorney-General (Senator Brandis)—Introduction of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

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

General business

98—Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong)—Order for the production of documents—former Senator Bob Day

99—Senator Siewert—Order for the production of documents—Cashless Debit Card Trial Progress Report

100—Senators Xenophon and Carr—Order for the production of documents—Design and Mobilisation Contract—DCNS

101—Senator Gallagher—Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories—authority to meet during the sittings of the Senate

102—Senator Back—Joint Standing Committee on Migration—authority to meet during the sittings of the Senate

104—Senator Rice—Welcome to Eltham community campaign

105—Senator Leyonhjelm, Leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation (Senator Hanson) and Senator Burston—former Senator Bob Day

106—Senators Duniam and Bushby—Aquaculture industry—Tasmania

  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 Kitching

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  1. Consideration of documents

Documents tabled today, see page 5

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—8th report and alert digest no. 8 of 2016 (Chair, Senator Polley)

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—delegated legislation monitor 8 of 2016 (Chair, Senator Williams)

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit—report no. 459, annual report 2015-16 (Chair, Senator Smith)

Government response

Community Affairs References Committee—Lyme-like illness in Australia

[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

Bills for concurrence

Customs Tariff Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016

Customs Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016

Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Bill 2016

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Classification Amendment (CHC Domain Scores) Principles 2016 [ F2016L00804 ]

2—Senators Xenophon, Griff and Kakoschke-Moore—Reference to the Standing Committee of Privileges (intrusive powers and members of parliament)

3—Chair of the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Senator McAllister)—Reference to the committee (workplace gender segregation)

Business of the Senate orders of the day

pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report

1—Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Income Tax Rates Amendment (Working Holiday Maker Reform) Bill 2016 and related bills

2—Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Criminology Research) Bill 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 Marshall, Sterle, Back, Gallacher, Reynolds, Ketter and O’Sullivan

 

 

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Lists of committees authorised to meet during the sittings of the Senate

 

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Documents Tabled

-- 9 November 2016 --

Documents to be presented by the President

1  Vacancy in the representation of Victoria—Choice of Kimberley Kitching—Original certificate of the choice by the Parliament of Victoria

Reports of the Auditor-General

2  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 24 of 2016-17—Performance audit—National Disability Insurance Scheme - Management of the transition of the disability services market: Department of Social Services; National Disability Insurance Agency

3  Auditor-General—Audit report no. 25 of 2016-17—Performance audit—The Shared Services Centre: Department of Employment; Department of Education and Training

Government documents

*4  Department of Communications and the Arts

Classification Board and Classification Review Board - Annual Reports 2015-16 - Sections 67 and 85 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

(22 September 2016 / 22 September 2016)

*5  Department of Defence

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) - Annual Report 2015-2016 -

Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(26 October 2016 / 26 October 2016)

*6  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Digital Transformation Office - Annual Report 2015-16 - Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

(5 October 2016 / 5 October 2016)

*7  Department of Health

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - Annual report of the Australian Information Commissioner’s activities in relation to digital health - Annual Report 2015-16 - Sections 30 and 34 of the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010

(27 September 2016 / 28 September 2016)

*8  Department of Health

My Health Record System Operator - Annual Report 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 - Sections 106 and 107 of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012

(29 September 2016 / 29 September 2016)

*9  Department of Health

Healthcare Identifiers Service Operator - Healthcare Identifiers Service - Annual Report 2015-16 - Sections 30 and 34 of the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010

(27 September 2016 / 28 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