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Wednesday, 16 June 2010
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Mr PRICE (9:01 AM) —I present the report relating to committee and delegation reports and private members’ business on Monday, 21 June 2010. Copies of the report have been placed on the table.

The report read as follows—

Pursuant to standing order 41A, the Whips recommend the following items of committee and delegation reports and private Members’ business for Monday, 21 June 2010. The order of precedence and allotments of time for items in the Main Committee and Chamber are as follows:

Items recommended for Main Committee (6.55 to 8.30 pm)

COMMITTEE AND DELEGATION REPORTS

Statements

1 JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON TREATIES

Report 111: Treaties tabled on 25 November 2009 (3), 4 and 24 February 2010.

Time allotted—5 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mr K. J. Thomson (Chair)—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 1 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

2 JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON TREATIES

Report 112: Treaties tabled on 9, 10, 16 and 29 March 2010.

Time allotted—5 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mr K. J. Thomson (Chair)—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 1 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS

Notices

1 MS KING: To move:

That the House:

(1)   expresses:

(a)   the gratitude of the Australian nation to the service personnel and civilians in Rabaul and the New Guinea Islands for their services in the defence of Australia during World War II; and

(b)   its regret and sorrow for the sacrifices that were made in the defence of Rabaul and the New Guinea Islands and in the subsequent sinking of the Montevideo Maru on 1 July 1942; and

(2)   conveys its:

(a)   condolences to the relatives and loved ones of the people who died in this conflict; and

(b)   thanks to the relatives for their forbearance and efforts in ensuring that the nation remembers the sacrifices made.

Time allotted—10 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Ms King—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

2 MR ANDREWS: To move:

That the House:

(1)   notes that:

(a)   there are around eight million Coptic Christians living in Egypt;

(b)   freedom of religion is a universal human right;

(c)   Egypt is obliged under international law to ensure the protection of racial and religious groups and individuals; and

(d)   Coptic Christians in Egypt continue to suffer religious persecution and discrimination; and

(2)   calls upon the Egyptian government to guarantee that Coptic Christians and members of other religious communities and minorities enjoy the full range of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Time allotted—25 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mr Andrews—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes each.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 5 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

3 MS GEORGE: To move:

That the House:

(1)   congratulates the Government on delivering major initiatives to help working women, including the introduction of Paid Parental Leave, the successful implementation of the Fair Work Act 2009 and increasing the access to and affordability of child care; and

(2)   condemns the:

(a)   Coalition for its lack of real support in these areas; and

(b)   Opposition for its failure to support these initiatives that benefit working women and their families.

Time allotted—20 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Ms George—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes each.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 4 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

4 MR HAWKE: To move:

That the House:

(1)   recognises the lack of adequate transport infrastructure in North West Sydney;

(2)   condemns the NSW Government for its under-funding of transport infrastructure in North West Sydney during the last 15 years;

(3)   acknowledges that the current lack of transport infrastructure:

(a)   inhibits the economic prosperity of North West Sydney;

(b)   imposes significant financial burdens on the residents of North West Sydney through excessive toll charges; and

(c)   results in a high level of motor vehicle usage and has a detrimental environment impact for North West Sydney;

(4)   notes that the Federal Government provided only $91 million for planning of a West Sydney Metro railway as part of its funding through Infrastructure Australia and no funding for North West rail link; and

(5)   calls on the Federal Government to provide funding for the immediate commencement of a North West rail link.

Time allotted—20 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mr Hawke—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes each.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 4 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend   that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

5 MS NEAL: To move:

That the House:

(1)   congratulates the Australian Women’s Football Squad, the Matildas, for its spectacular victory in the 2010 Asian Football Confederation Women’s Asian Cup over its rivals from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Sunday 30 May 2010, specifically: captain Melissa Barbieri, and players Casey Dumont, Lydia Williams, Emma Wirkus, Danielle Brogan, Ellie Brush, Kim Carroll, Clare Polkinghorne, Karla Reuter, Thea Slatyer, Laura Alleway, Joanne Burgess, Tameka Butt, Lauren Colthorpe, Heather Garriock, Elise Kellond Knight, Aivi Luik, Collette McCallum, Caitlin Munoz, Ellyse Perry, Sally Shippard, Emily Van Egmond, Amy Chapman, Lisa De Vanna, Kate Gill, Samantha Kerr, Leena Khamis, Kyah Simon, Servet Uzunlar, Sarah Walsh, and coach Tom Sermanni;

(2)   praises the Matildas for its inspirational leadership to young Australian women and encouraging them to participate in football; and

(3)   acknowledges the Matildas’ role in the growth of the sport.

Time allotted—remaining private Members’ business time prior to 8.30 pm.

Speech time limits—

Ms Neal—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

The Whips recommend that consideration of this should continue on a future day.

Items recommended for House of Representatives Chamber (8.40 to 9.30 pm)

COMMITTEE AND DELEGATION REPORTS

Presentation and statements

1 PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY

Review of Administration and Expenditure: No. 8 - Australian Intelligence Agencies.

The Whips recommend   that statements on the report may be made—statements to conclude by 8.50 pm

Speech time limits—

Mr Bevis (Chair)—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

2 PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE ON CORPORATIONS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

ASIC Oversight Report.

The Whips recommend   that statements on the report may be made—statements to conclude by 9 pm

Speech time limits—

Mr Ripoll (Chair)—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

3 STANDING COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS

Hackers, Fraudsters and Botnets: Tackling the Problem of Cyber Crime.

The Whips recommend   that statements on the report may be made—statements to conclude by 9.10 pm

Speech time limits—

Ms Neal (Chair)—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

4 PROCEDURE COMMITTEE

Building a modern committee system—An inquiry into the effectiveness of the House committee system.

The Whips recommend   that statements on the report may be made—statement to conclude by 9.15 pm

Speech time limits—

Ms Owens (Chair)—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 1 x 5 mins]

5 JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON MIGRATION

Immigration Treatment of Disability.

The Whips recommend   that statements on the report may be made—statements to conclude by 9.25 pm

Speech time limits—

Mr Danby (Chair)—5 minutes.

Other Member—5 minutes.

[Minimum number of proposed Members speaking = 2 x 5 mins]

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS

Notices

1 MR KATTER: To present a Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to provide that governments’ acquisition of property and restrictions on the exercise of property rights can only be undertaken after the provision of compensation on just terms. (Constitution Alteration (Just Terms) 2010).

Presenter may speak for a period not exceeding 5 minutes—pursuant to standing order 41.

Report adopted.