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Senate Order of Business No. 15, Thursday



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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

 

 

2016/15

THURSDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2016

At 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees - - proposed meetings to be authorised

Environment and Communications References Committee to meet today

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement to meet on 23 November 2016

  1. Consideration of private senators’ bills

36— Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

[Time limit: 2 hours and 20 minutes]

  1. Notices of motion

Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Williams) to withdraw business of the Senate notice of motion no. 4 for 12 sitting days after today (disallowance of the Commonwealth Electoral (Logo Requirements) Determination 2016 [ F2016L00376 ])

  1. Reference of bills

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator Bushby) to present report no. 8 of 2016 for adoption

  1. Placing of business

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the government business to be considered at 12.45 pm

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the order of general business for today

Postponements to be authorised

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Fair Work Amendment (Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2015—extended from 14 November to 5 December 2016 

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—airport and aviation security at Australian airports—extended from 1 December 2016 to 7 February 2017

  1. Formal motions 1

Business of the Senate

1—Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong)—Disallowance of the Legal Services Amendment (Solicitor-General Opinions) Direction 2016 [ F2016L00645 ]

2—Senator Lambie—Reference to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (ADF resistance to interrogation training)

3—Senators Griff and Xenophon—Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee (Prostheses List Framework)

4—Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Senator Gallacher)—Reference to the committee (Defence’s management of credit and other transaction cards)

General business

103—Senator Burston—High Court

107—Senator Rhiannon—Live export trade

108—Senator Kakoschke-Moore—Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week

109—Senator Lambie—Order for the production of documents—ADF resistance to interrogation training

110—Senator Abetz—Fair Work Commission

111—Senator Waters—Infrastructure

  1. Committee memberships

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1—Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong)—Disallowance of the Legal Services Amendment (Solicitor-General Opinions) Direction 2016 [ F2016L00645 ]

2—Senator Lambie—Reference to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (ADF resistance to interrogation training)

3—Senators Griff and Xenophon—Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee (Prostheses List Framework)

4—Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Senator Gallacher)—Reference to the committee (Defence’s management of credit and other transaction cards)

Government business orders of the day

1— 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

Not later than 12.45 pm

2— Narcotic Drugs Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Narcotic Drugs (Licence Charges) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

3— Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

4— Customs Tariff Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016

Customs Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016 —resumption of second reading debate

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Tabling by President

President to table a statement relating to the building condition of Parliament House, Australian Parliament House Condition Summary

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present additional estimates information

Standing Committee on Publications—second report (Chair, Senator Reynolds)

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—8th report of 2016 (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Government responses

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit—452nd report

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Australia’s transport energy resilience and sustainability

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

 

  1. Ministerial statements

Not later than 4.30 pm

  1. General business debate

31— National Integrity Commission Bill 2013 —resumption of second reading debate

Not later than 6 pm

  1. General business— consideration of documents (refer to today s Notice Paper )

[Time limit: 1 hour  

Total time limit for items 

17 and 18: 2 hours 30 minutes]

Not later than 7 pm

  1. Consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports (refer to today s Notice Paper )

[Time limit: 1 hour]

  1. Adjournment proposed 8 pm, or when consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General s reports concludes, whichever is earlier

  1. Adjournment— not later than 8.40 pm

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

Temporary chairs of committees on roster—Senators Sterle, Ketter, Whish-Wilson, Reynolds, Marshall and Back

 

 

Online

The daily Order of Business , or ‘Senate Red’.

Related resources

The Dynamic Red updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day.

 

The Senate Daily Summary provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings, with links to official Senate records.

 

The Notice Paper contains a full record of all Business of the Senate as well as all committee business, questions and notices.

 

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

 

Television channel 104 of the House Monitoring System provides captions of current proceedings in the Senate chamber.

 

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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