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Tuesday, 22 February 2011
Page: 1009

The following notices were given:


Mr McClelland to  present a Bill for an Act to amend the Corporations Act 2001 as a consequence of the enactment of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, to amend that Act, and for related purposes.


Mr Brendan O’Connor to present a Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Act 1901, and for related purposes.


Mr Garrett to present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to education, and for related purposes.


Mr Garrett to present a Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to child care benefit and child care rebate, and for related purposes.


Mr Garrett to present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security and student assistance, and for related purposes.


Mr Shorten to present a Bill for an Act to amend legislation in relation to trustee companies and other matters, and for related purposes.


Mr Bradbury to present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to corporations, and for related purposes.


Mr Secker to move:

That this House:

(1)   recognises the important role that community hospitals play in the lives of regional communities and in providing early access to care for life threatening conditions and trauma;

(2)   condemns the South Australian Government for deciding in its 2010 State Budget to cut funding to three community hospitals in regional areas;

(3)   recognises the critical role that the Keith and District Hospital Inc., Moonta Health and Aged Care Service Inc. and the Ardrossan Community Hospital Inc. plays in the lives of those living and travelling in regional South Australia; and

(4)   calls on the Government to:

(a)   reduce the National Healthcare Specific Purpose Payment to the South Australian Government by $1 046 000 in 2011-12;

(b)   index the above amount by the growth factor contained in Schedule D of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations;

(c)   make a direct financial transfer to the Keith and District Hospital Inc. of $600 000 and annually index this amount by the growth factor contained in the Intergovernmental Agreement;

(d)   make a direct financial transfer of $300 000 to the Moonta Health and Aged Care Service Inc. and annually index this amount by the growth factor contained in the Intergovernmental Agreement; and

(e)   make a direct financial transfer to the Ardrossan Community Hospital Inc. of $146 000 and annually index this amount by the growth factor contained in the Intergovernmental Agreement.


Mr Oakeshott to present a Bill for an Act to amend the Auditor-General Act 1997, and for related purposes.


Mr Stephen Jones to move:

That this House:

(1)   notes that climate change is a serious economic and environmental challenge; and

(2)   acknowledges a carbon price is the cheapest and fairest way to cut pollution and drive investment in clean energy.


Mr Laurie Ferguson to move:

That this House:

(1)   notes the Federal Government’s formal response to the recommendations provided by the Australian Multicultural Advisory Council; and

(2)   calls on the House of Representatives to:

(a)   endorse ‘The People of Australia’ policy which recognises the importance of the economic and social benefits of Australia’s diversity;

(b)   recognise the success of multiculturalism in Australia and policies that reinforce the benefits our diverse communities bring;

(c)   reaffirm support for multiculturalism in Australia and condemn political strategies or tactics that incite division and seek to vilify communities; and

(d)   continue the tradition of bipartisan support for multiculturalism and multicultural policy in Australia sustained by successive Governments over the years.


Mr Bandt to present a Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in relation to alpine grazing, and for related purposes.