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COMMITTEE REPORTS AND GOVERNMENT RESPONSES--ORDERS OF THE
DAY--CONSIDERATION

The following orders of the day relating to committee reports and

Government responses were considered:

National Crime Authority--Joint Statutory Committee--Asian organised

crime in Australia--Discussion paper. Motion of Senator Panizza to

take note of document agreed to.

Community Affairs--Standing Committee--Breast cancer screening and

treatment in Australia--Government response. Motion of the Minister

for Small Business, Customs and Construction (Senator Schacht) to take

note of document agreed to.

Environment, Recreation and the Arts--Standing Committee--Report on

water resources--Toxic algae--Government response. Motion of Senator

Coulter to take note of document agreed to.

Australian Security Intelligence Organization--Joint Statutory

Committee--Report on ASIO and security assessment: a review of

security assessment procedures--Government response. Motion of Senator

Reid to take note of document agreed to.

Corporations and Securities--Joint Statutory Committee--Report on the

Close Corporations Act 1989--Government response. Motion of Senator

Reid to take note of document agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs--Standing Committee--Report on the

feasibility of a national ID scheme: the tax file number--Government

response. Motion of Senator Panizza to take note of document agreed

to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade--Standing Committee--Report on

sexual harassment in the Australian Defence Force: facing the future

together--Government response. Motion of Senator Teague to take note

of document agreed to.

Privileges--Standing Committee--50th report--Possible improper

interference with a witness and possible false or misleading answers

given to the Senate or a Senate committee. Motion of Senator

Teague--That the Senate--

(a) endorse the findings contained in paragraph 5.11; and

(b) adopt the recommendations contained in paragraphs 5.13 and

5.14,

of the report agreed to.

Reference to committtee: Pursuant to the recommendation in paragraph

5.14 the following matter was referred to the Economics

LegislationCommittee:

Continuing scrutiny of the implementation of recommendations

contained in the Conroy Report entitled Review of the Australian

Customs Service, tabled in the Senate on 8 February 1994.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade--Joint Standing

Committee--Report--Australia's participation in peacekeeping. Motion

of Senator Loosley to take note of report debated and agreed to.

Regulations and Ordinances--Standing Committee--100th

report--Annualreport 1993-94. Motion of Senator Colston to take note

of report agreed to.

Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee--Final report--Evidence

Bill 1994. Motion of Senator Burns to take note of report agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee--Interim

report--Impact of assets tests on farming families access to social

security and Austudy. Motion of Senator Brownhill to take note of

report debated. Debate adjourned till the next day of sitting, Senator

Woodley in continuation.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation

Committee--Report--Deer industry legislation revisited. Motion of

Senator Burns to take note of report agreed to.

Economics References Committee--Report--CSIRO: The case for

revitalisation--Administration and funding of rural research. Motion

of Senator Ferguson to take note of report agreed to.

Employment, Education and Training References

Committee--Report--Inquiry into the development of open learning in

Australia (Part 1). Motion of Senator Tierney to take note of report

agreed to.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References

Committee--Ruraladjustment, rural debt and rural

reconstruction--Report. Motion of Senator Brownhill to take note of

report debated and agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade--Joint Standing Committee--A review

of Australia's efforts to promote and protect human rights--Report.

Motion of Senator Loosley to take note of report agreed to.

Family Law Issues--Joint Select Committee--Child support scheme: an

examination of the operation and effectiveness of the scheme--Report.

Motion of Senator Reid to take note of report agreed to.

Corporations and Securities--Joint Statutory Committee--Annual reports

of the Australian Securities Commission, the Companies and Securities

Advisory Committee, the Companies Auditors and Liquidators

Disciplinary Board and the Australian Accounting Standards Board

1992-93--Government response. Motion of the Minister for Immigration

and Ethnic Affairs (Senator Bolkus) to take note of document agreed

to.

Superannuation--Select Committee--Super Complaints

Tribunal--Government response. Motion of the Minister for Immigration

and Ethnic Affairs (Senator Bolkus) to take note of document agreed

to.

Public Interest Whistleblowing--Select Committee--In the public

interest--Government response (interim). Motion of the Minister for

Trade (Senator McMullan) to take note of document agreed to.

Community Standards Relevant to the Supply of Services Utilising

Electronic Technologies--Select Committee--Consideration of the

provisions of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer

Games) Bill 1994--Report. Motion of Senator Foreman to take note of

report agreed to.

Superannuation--Select Committee--Super Regs II: Superannuation

Industry (Supervision) Regulations--Statutory Rules 1994 No.

57--Report. Motion of Senator Watson to take note of report agreed to.

Electoral Matters--Joint Standing Committee--Financial reporting by

political parties--Government response. Motion of the Minister for

Small Business, Customs and Construction (Senator Schacht) to take

note of document agreed to.

Community Affairs--Standing Committee--Breast cancer screening and

treatment in Australia--Government response (interim). Motion of the

Minister for Small Business, Customs and Construction (Senator

Schacht) to take note of document agreed to.

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances--Legislative

Instruments Bill 1994--Government response. Motion of the Minister for

Defence (Senator Ray) to take note of document agreed to.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade--Joint Standing

Committee--Implications of Australian defence exports--Report. Motion

of Senator Margetts to take note of report agreed to.

Public Interest Whistleblowing--Select Committee--In the public

interest--Report. Motion of Senator Newman to take note of report

agreed to.

National Crime Authority--Joint Statutory Committee--The National

Crime Authority and James McCartney Anderson--Report. Motion of

Senator Crichton-Browne to take note of report agreed to.