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Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Page: 1557


The ACTING DEPUTY PRESIDENT (Senator Troeth)—Pursuant to standing orders 38 and 166, I present documents as listed below which were presented to the President, the Deputy President and Temporary Chairmen of Committees since the Senate last sat. In accordance with the terms of the standing orders, the publication of the documents was authorised.

The list read as follows—

(a) Committee reports

1.   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee—Interim report—Exposure drafts of the Wheat Export Marketing Bill and the Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 (received 24 April 2008)

2.   Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee—Report, together with submissions received by the committee—Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Communications Fund) Bill 2008 [Provisions] (received 30 April 2008)

3.   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee—Final report, together with Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee—Exposure drafts of the Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008 and the Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 (received 30 April 2008)

4.   Economics Committee—Report, together with documents presented to the committee—Tax Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Reduction) Bill 2008 [Provisions] (received 1 May 2008)

5.   Economics Committee—Interim report—Australia’s mandatory last resort home warranty insurance schemes (received 1 May 2008)

6.   Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee—Interim report—Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008 (received 1 May 2008)

7.   Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee—Final report, together with Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee—Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008 (received 6 May 2008)

8.   Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee—Interim report—Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008 (received 7 May 2008)

9.   Community Affairs Committee—Interim report—Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 [Provisions] (received 7 May 2008)

10.   Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee—Final report, together with documents presented to the committee—Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008 (received 9 May 2008).

(b) Government documents

1.   Gene Technology Regulator—Quarterly report for the period 1 October to 31 December 2007 (received 31 March 2008)

2.   Foreign Investment Review Board—Report for 2006-07 (received 31 March 2008)

3.   Productivity Commission—Report no. 44—Safeguards inquiry into the import of pigmeat: Final report (received 4 April 2008)

4.   Civil Aviation Safety Authority—Corporate plan 2007-08 to 2009-10 (received 22 April 2008)

5.   Australian Communications and Media Authority—Communications—Report for 2006-07 (received 28 April 2008)

6.   Cancer Australia—Report for 2006-07 (received 29 April 2008)

7.   Australian Greenhouse Office—Energy use in the Australian Government’s operations—Report for 2005-06 (received 7 May 2008)

8.   Productivity Commission—Report no. 45—Review of Australia’s consumer policy framework: Volume 1—Summary; Volume 2—Chapters and Appendixes (received 8 May 2008)

(c) Reports of the Auditor-General

1.   Report no. 27 of 2007-08—Performance audit—Emergency management Australia: Attorney-General’s Department (received 16 April 2008)

2.   Report no. 28 of 2007-08—Performance audit—Defence’s compliance with the Public Works Committee approval processes: Department of Defence (received 22 April 2008)

3.   Report no. 29 of 2007-08—Performance audit—Parent school partnerships initiative: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (received 23 April 2008)

4.   Report no. 30 of 2007-08—Performance audit—The Australian Taxation Office’s use of data matching and analytics in tax administration: Australian Taxation Office (received 24 April 2008)

5.   Report no. 31 of 2007-08—Performance audit—Management of recruitment in the Australian Public Service (received 29 April 2008)

6.   Report no. 32 of 2007-08—Performance audit—Preparation of the Tax Expenditures Statement: Department of the Treasury (received 8 May 2008) 

(d) Statements of compliance with Senate orders

1.   Statements of compliance with the continuing order of the Senate of 30 May 1996, as amended on 3 December 1998, relating to indexed lists of files:

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio agencies (received 25 March 2008)
  • Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio agencies (received 25 March 2008)
  • Environment, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies (received 26 March 2008)
  • Department of Climate Change (received 27 March 2008)
  • Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies (received 27 March 2008)
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority, Special Broadcasting Service and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (received 28 March 2008)
  • Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General (received 28 March 2008)

2.   Statement of compliance with the continuing order of the Senate of 20 June 2001, as amended on 27 September 2001 and 18 June, 26 June and 4 December 2003, relating to lists of contracts:

  • Treasury portfolio agencies (received 30 April 2008)

Ordered that the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee, the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee, the Economics Committee and the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee reports be printed.