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DEPARTMENTAL AND AGENCY APPOINTMENTS—DEPARTMENTAL AND AGENCY GRANTS—ORDERS FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS

Senator Kemp, at the request of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Minchin) and pursuant to notices of motion not objected to as formal motions, moved general business notices of motion nos 94 and 95 together by leave—

No. 94—That—

 (1) There be laid on the table, by each minister in the Senate, in respect of each department or agency administered by that minister, or by a minister in the House of Representatives represented by that minister, by not later than 7 days before the commencement of the budget estimates, supplementary budget estimates and additional estimates hearings:


  (a) a list of all appointments made by the Government (through Executive Council, Cabinet and ministers) to statutory authorities, executive agencies, advisory boards, government business enterprises and all other Commonwealth bodies including the term of the appointment and remuneration for the position; and

  (b) a list of existing vacancies to be filled by government appointment to statutory authorities, executive agencies, advisory boards, government business enterprises and all other Commonwealth bodies.

 (2) If the Senate is not sitting when a statement is ready for presentation, the statement is to be presented to the President under standing order 166.

 (3) This order is of continuing effect.

No. 95—That—

 (1) There be laid on the table, by each minister in the Senate, in respect of each department or agency administered by that minister, or by a minister in the House of Representatives represented by that minister, by not later than 7 days before the commencement of the budget estimates, supplementary budget estimates and additional estimates hearings:

  A list of all grants approved in each portfolio or agency, including the value of the grant, recipient of the grant and the program from which the grant was made.

 (2) If the Senate is not sitting when a statement is ready for presentation, the statement is to be presented to the President under standing order 166.

 (3) This order is of continuing effect.

Question put and passed.