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Thursday, 25 October 2018
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Mr WYATT (HasluckMinister for Senior Australians and Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health) (10:53): I present a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill. I ask leave of the House to move government amendments (1) to (9), as circulated, together.

Leave granted.

Mr WYATT: I move government amendments (1) to (9), as circulated, together:

(1) Clause 4, page 5 (after line 29), after the definition of Indigenous Land Corporation, insert:

Indigenous Land Corporation Board has the same meaning as in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

(2) Clause 4, page 6 (after line 22), after the definition of investment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund, insert:

official has the same meaning as in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

(3) Clause 4, page 6 (after line 24), after the definition of person, insert:

quarter means a period of 3 months ending on 31 March, 30 June, 30 September or 31 December.

(4) Clause 25, page 22 (line 6), omit "a draft of the determination", substitute "the impact of the making of the determination on the sustainability of payments required to be made under section 22".

(5) Clause 32, page 26 (line 24), before "payments", insert "sustainability of".

(6) Clause 32, page 27 (lines 16 to 18), omit subclause (7).

(7) Page 29 (after line 9), after clause 35, insert:

35A Indigenous Affairs Minister to be consulted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Investment Mandate

(1) Before giving the Future Fund Board a direction under subsection 32(1), the responsible Ministers must:

(a) send a draft of the direction to the Indigenous Affairs Minister; and

(b) invite the Indigenous Affairs Minister to make a submission to the responsible Ministers on the draft direction within a reasonable time limit specified by the responsible Ministers; and

(c) consider any submission that is received from the Indigenous Affairs Minister within that time limit.

(2) If a draft direction is sent to the Indigenous Affairs Minister under subsection (1):

(a) the Indigenous Affairs Minister must send a copy of the draft direction to the Indigenous Land Corporation Board; and

(b) the Indigenous Affairs Minister must invite the Indigenous Land Corporation Board to make a submission to the Indigenous Affairs Minister on the draft direction within a reasonable time limit that:

   (i) is specified by the Indigenous Affairs Minister; and

   (ii) ends before the time limit specified by the responsible Ministers under paragraph (1) (b) in relation to the making of a submission on the draft direction by the Indigenous Affairs Minister; and

(c) if a submission is received from the Indigenous Land Corporation Board within the time limit specified by the Indigenous Affairs Minister under paragraph (b) of this subsection:

   (i) the Indigenous Affairs Minister must make a submission to the responsible Ministers on the draft direction within the time limit specified by the responsible Ministers under paragraph (1) (b); and

   (ii) in preparing the submission to the responsible Ministers, the Indigenous Affairs Minister must consider the submission received from the Indigenous Land Corporation Board.

(8) Page 39 (after line 5), after clause 51, insert:

51A Meeting to discuss quarterly performance report

(1) After the publication by the Future Fund Board of a performance report that:

(a) relates to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund; and

(b) covers a particular quarter;

the Indigenous Land Corporation Board may request the Indigenous Affairs Minister to convene a meeting of:

(c) one or more officials of the Indigenous Affairs Department; and

(d) one or more officials of the Finance Department; and

(e) one or more officials of the Indigenous Land Corporation;

to discuss the report.

(2) The Indigenous Affairs Minister must comply with a request under subsection (1).

(9) Clause 54, page 40 (line 13), omit "section 22", substitute "sections 22 and 51A".

Question agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.