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2010-13

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE

No. 147

Monday, 17 June 2013

Contents

  

 1   Meeting of Senate   3985

 2   Vacancy in the Representation of Western Australia—Choice of Susan Lines   3985

 3   Law Enforcement—Joint Statutory Committee—Leave to Meet During Sitting   3985

 4   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment
 Bill 2013   3986

 5   Questions   3986

 6   Motions to Take Note of Answers   3986

 7   Notices   3987

 8   Private Senators' Bills—Consideration   3992

 9   Leave of Absence   3992

 10   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Extension of Time to Report   3992

 11   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Leave to Meet During Sitting   3992

 12   Broadcasting Legislation—Joint Select Committee—Variation of Appointment   3993

 13   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Leave to Meet During Sitting   3993

 14   Order of Business—Rearrangement   3993

 15   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Leave to Meet During Sitting   3993

 16   Postponements   3993

 17   Women—Gender-biased Sex Selection   3994

 18   Environment—Western Australia—James Price Point   3995

 19   Social Issues—International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia   3995

 20   Environment—Great Barrier Reef—Industrial Development   3996

 21   Discussion of Matter of Public Importance—Administration—Gillard Government   3997

 22   Defence—Afghanistan—Ministerial Statement—Document   3997


 23   Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee—Document—Teaching and Learning - Maximising Our Investment in Australian Schools   3997

 24   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—Aviation Accident Investigations   3998

 25   Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Reports—Implementation of the 1999 Recommendations of the Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance   3998

 26   Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Aboriginal Land Rights and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013   3998

 27   Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Report—Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Bill 2013   3998

 28   Environment and Communications References Committee—Interim Report—Regulatory Arrangements in Dealing with the Simultaneous Transmission of Radio Programs   3999

 29   Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2013 and a
 Related Bill   3999

 30   Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—Consideration of Time Critical Bills   3999

 31   Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Bill 2013 and Related Bills   4000

 32   Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Interim Report—Current Framework and Operation of Subclass 457 Visas, Enterprise Migration Agreements and Regional Migration Agreements   4000

 33   Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Australian Jobs Bill 2013   4000

 34   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Report—International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Amendment Bill 2013   4000

 35   Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Interim Reports—Court fees   4001

 36   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Report—Consideration of Time Critical Bills   4001

 37   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Interim Report—Auditor-General's Reports Nos 26 of 2007-08 and 22 of 2012-13 in Relation to the Tasmanian Forest Industry   4001

 38   Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Consideration of Time Critical Bills   4002

 39   Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee—Report—Advertising and Promotion of Gambling Services in Sport and the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Advertising for Sports Betting) Bill 2013   4002

 40   Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Great Barrier Reef) Bill 2013   4003

 41   Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2013   4003


 42   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Report—Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (New Mandate and Other Measures) Bill 2013   4003

 43   Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2013   4003

 44   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Australia and the Countries of the Indian Ocean Rim   4004

 45   Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013   4004

 46   Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Government Response—Medicare Funding for Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment   4004

 47   Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee—Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Government Response—National Gambling Reform Bill 2012 and Related Bills   4004

 48   Environment and Communications References Committee—Government Response—Sustainable Management by the Commonwealth of Water Resources   4004

 49   Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Government Response—Water Amendment (Long-term Average Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2012 and Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012   4005

 50   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Government Response—Management of the Murray-Darling Basin System   4005

 51   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Government Response—Management of the Murray-Darling Basin   4005

 52   Agricultural and Related Industries—Select Committee—Government Response—Pricing and Supply Arrangements in the Australian and Global Fertiliser Market   4005

 53   Auditor-General—Audit Reports Nos 36 to 38, 41, 43 and 44
 of 2012-13—Documents   4005

 54   Departmental and Agency Appointments and Vacancies—Order for Production of Documents—Documents   4006

 55   Departmental and Agency Grants—Order for Production of Documents—Documents   4007

 56   Consideration of Documents   4007

 57   Environment—Northern Territory—Container Deposit Scheme—Document   4007

 58   Foreign Affairs—Fiji—Document   4008

 59   Family and Community Services—Grandcarers Support Scheme—Document   4008

 60   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Report—Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (New Mandate and Other Measures) Bill 2013—Proposed Consideration   4008

 61   Auditor-General—Audit Report No. 45 of 2012-13—Document   4008

 62   Standing Order 37(3)—Access to Committee Documents—Document   4008

 63   DisabilityCare Australia—Joint Select Committee—Appointment   4008

 64   Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Regulatory Framework for Tax (Financial) Advice Services   4010


 65   National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Visit to Norfolk Island   4010

 66   Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 10—Australian Intelligence Agencies   4010

 67   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Australia's Trade and Investment Relationship with Japan and the Republic of Korea   4011

 68   National Broadband Network—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Review of the Rollout of the National Broadband Network   4011

 69   Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—7th Report of 2013   4011

 70   Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—436th and 437th Reports and Executive Minutes and Responses to Committee Recommendations in Reports Nos 430, 431 and 435   4011

 71   Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee—438th Report   4012

 72   Australian Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa and Zambia—Document   4012

 73   Documents   4012

 74   Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012   4024

 75   Not-for-profit Sector Freedom to Advocate Bill 2013   4024

 76   Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Reference   4024

 77   Committee Membership   4024

 78   Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Bill 2013
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Bill 2013
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013
Aged Care (Bond Security) Amendment Bill 2013
Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Amendment Bill 2013   4025

 79   Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014
Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014
Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2013-2014   4025

 80   Australia Council Bill 2013
Australia Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013   4026

 81   International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention)
 Bill 2013
International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013   4026

 82   Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Increased Concessional Contributions Cap and Other Measures) Bill 2013
Superannuation (Sustaining the Superannuation Contribution Concession) Imposition Bill 2013   4027


 83   Aboriginal Land Rights and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Bill 2013
Australian Citizenship Amendment (Special Residence Requirements)
 Bill 2013
Australian Education Bill 2013
Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013
Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2013
Corporations and Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2013
DisabilityCare Australia Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013
Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2013
International Fund for Agricultural Development Amendment Bill 2012
International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill 2013
Parliamentary Service Amendment (Freedom of Information) Bill 2013
Parliamentary Service Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Officer)
 Bill 2013
Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013
Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013
Social Security Amendment (Supporting More Australians into Work)
 Bill 2013
Statute Law Revision Bill 2013
Statute Stocktake (Appropriations) Bill 2013
Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1)
 Bill 2013
Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 2)
 Bill 2013
Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013
Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy) Bill 2013   4027

 84   Australian Jobs Bill 2013   4029

 85   Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Other Measures) Bill 2012
Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Base Premium)
 Bill 2013   4030

 86   Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill 2013
Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013
Higher Education Support Amendment (Asian Century) Bill 2013
Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 2) Bill 2013   4030

 87   Governor-General's and Administrator's Messages—Assent to Laws   4031

 88   Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee—Report—Entitlements of State Public Sector Employees   4032

 89   Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee—Report—Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Pharmaceutical Transparency)
 Bill 2013   4032

 90   Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013   4032


 91   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Report—Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Military Compensation Review and Other Measures) Bill 2013   4033

 92   Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Base Premium) Bill 2013   4033

 93   Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee—Report—Social Security Amendment (Supporting More Australians into Work) Bill 2013   4033

 94   Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 2) Bill 2013   4033

 95   Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee—Report—Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Bill 2013   4034

 96   Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Report—Court Fees   4034

 97   Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Report—Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2013   4034

 98   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment
 Bill 2013   4034

 99   Adjournment   4038

 100   Attendance   4038


Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate