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GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Notices

     *1    Mr Dutton : To move—

(1)        Ms Flint be appointed a member of the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit;

(2)        Mr Irons be appointed a member of the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training and the Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources;

(3)        Mr Hamilton be appointed a member of the Standing Committee on Economics; and

(4)        Mr Alexander be appointed a member of the Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy.

Orders of the day

         1    Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  30 August 2021 ).

         2    Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Health and Aged Care ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  21 October 2021 —Ms Thwaites, in continuation ) on the motion of Mr Hunt —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Kearney , viz. —That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:

(1)        notes the:

(a)         systemic, ongoing failures in Australia’s aged care system as evidenced by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, including, but not limited to, poor levels of transparency, accountability and provider governance;

(b)        inadequacy of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission, including deferred and curtailed legislative action on key issues and an unclear plan for reform implementation; and

(c)         Government’s failures in providing safe and high-quality care for aged care residents due to their historic cuts and poor management of the aged care sector; and

(2)        calls on the Government to clearly explain why they have ignored, deferred or curtailed so many of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s important recommendations to fix the aged care sector and deliver the care that older Australians and their families deserve”.

         3    Social Security Legislation Amendment (Remote Engagement Program) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Indigenous Australians ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  1 September 2021 —Ms T. M. Butler ).

         4    Health Insurance Amendment (Enhancing the Bonded Medical Program and Other Measures) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Regional Health ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  18 October 2021 —Ms McBride, in continuation ) on the motion of Dr Gillespie —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Kearney , viz. —That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House urges the Government to do more to address outer-metro, regional, and rural barriers to medical services including GP access for all Australians.”.

         5    Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Indigenous Australians ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  26 August 2021 —Ms Collins ).

         6    Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Facilitation) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Indigenous Australians ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  26 August 2021 —Ms Collins ).

         7    Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 ( Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2021 —Ms T. M. Butler ).

         8    Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Regulatory Levies) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2021 —Ms T. M. Butler ).

      *9    Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021 ( Assistant Minister to the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  21 October 2021 —Ms Swanson ).

      10    Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  1 September 2021 —Ms T. M. Butler ).

    *11    Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 ( Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  21 October 2021 —Ms McBride ).

      12    Offshore Petroleum (Laminaria and Corallina Decommissioning Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2021 ( Assistant Treasurer ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  20 October 2021 —Mr Giles ).

      13    Treasury Laws Amendment (Laminaria and Corallina Decommissioning Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2021 ( Assistant Treasurer ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  20 October 2021 —Mr Giles ).

      14    Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 ( Assistant Treasurer ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  20 October 2021 —Mr Giles ).

    *15    Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Education and Youth ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  21 October 2021 —Ms Swanson ).

    *16    Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Exempting Disability Payments from Income Testing and Other Measures) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Education and Youth ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  21 October 2021 —Ms Swanson ).

      17    Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Health and Aged Care ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  24 March 2021 —Ms C. F. King ).

      18    Investment Funds Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 ( Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  25 August 2021

Ms C. F. King
).

      19    Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Bill 2021 ( Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  12 August 2021

Dr Chalmers
).

      20    Social Services Legislation Amendment (Consistent Waiting Periods for New Migrants) Bill 2021 ( Minister representing the Minister for Families and Social Services ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  24 June 2021 —Dr Leigh ).

      21    Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 May 2021 —Ms Collins ).

      22    Data Availability and Transparency Bill 2020 ( Minister for Government Services ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  9 December 2020 —Mr Giles ).

      23    Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Government Services ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  9 December 2020

Mr Giles
).

      24    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Measures) Bill 2019 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  16 September 2019 ) on the motion of Mr Fletcher —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Rowland , viz. —That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:

(1)        notes that:

(a)         in the final report of its digital platforms inquiry, in recognition of the ABC’s role in addressing the risk of the under-provision of public interest journalism, the ACCC recommends that stable and adequate funding be provided to the ABC; and

(b)        in addition to $254 million of efficiency cuts to the ABC over the past five years, the 2019-20 Budget locks in a further $83.7 million funding reduction through a pause in indexation over the next three years; and

(2)        calls on the Government to put its money where its mouth is for rural and regional Australia by ensuring stable and adequate funding for the ABC, to enable the ABC to enhance service provision, including local newsgathering and emergency broadcasting, in rural and regional areas.”.

      25    Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Grid Reliability Fund) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  16 February 2021 —Mr Joyce, in continuation ) on the motion of Mr Taylor —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Bowen , viz. —That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:

(1)        notes the failure of the Government to adequately address energy policy uncertainty, undermining investment in the sector and the affordability, reliability and security of Australia’s energy system;

(2)        further notes that this failure has undermined the economic recovery from the COVID-19 recession, as well as Australia’s long-term economic development; and

(3)        calls on the Government to implement a national energy policy that will support the investment needed to modernise Australia’s energy system and deliver affordable and reliable energy”.

      26    Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2019 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  4 July 2019 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      27    Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2019 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  11 September 2019 —Mr Dreyfus ).

      28    Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 ( Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  31 July 2019 —Ms C. F. King ).

      29    Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2019 ( Minister for International Development and the Pacific ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  31 July 2019 —Ms C. F. King ).

      30    Intelligence Oversight and Other Legislation Amendment (Integrity Measures) Bill 2020 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  9 December 2020

Mr Giles
).

      31    Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  10 December 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      32    Family Law Amendment (Federal Family Violence Orders) Bill 2021 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  24 March 2021 —Ms C. F. King ).

      33    Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill 2021 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  18 October 2021 ).

      34    COAG Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 ( Minister for Education and Youth ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2021 —Ms T. M. Butler ).

      35    ANZUS Treaty: Resumption of debate ( from  1 September 2021 —Mr Morton ) on the motion of

Mr Morrison —That the House:

(1)        notes that today marks the 70th anniversary of the alliance between Australia and the United States of America under the ANZUS Treaty;

(2)        reaffirms the commitment of Australia to that alliance, recognising its fundamental importance to our nation’s security, sovereignty and prosperity, and to meeting the opportunities and challenges of our time;

(3)        acknowledges that the alliance has underpinned peace, stability and freedom in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond, and that American leadership remains indispensable to the global rules-based order;

(4)        acknowledges that next week marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, in response to which the ANZUS Treaty was invoked;

(5)        places on record its profound gratitude to the servicemen and women of both our nations who have served together over more than a century; and

(6)        acknowledges that the enduring friendship between our nations is underpinned by shared liberal democratic values and principles, and these have been embraced by our peoples across generations.

      36    Afghanistan: Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2021 ) on the motion of Mr Morrison —That the House:

(1)        notes with great concern the urgent and dangerous situation in Afghanistan and the uncertainty ahead for the Afghan people;

(2)        acknowledges the role of Australia’s service men and women during the last 20 years within the coalition forces, working with our allies and others, in the cause of fighting terrorism, promoting freedom and seeking to support the people of Afghanistan;

(3)        honours the sacrifice of the 41 Australians who have died in Afghanistan in the service of their country, and acknowledges the terrible loss suffered by their families;

(4)        recognises the service of the more than 39,000 Australian Defence Force men and women who served their country in this, our longest war, and the sacrifice of their families in supporting their service;

(5)        acknowledges the work of thousands of diplomats, aid workers, members of the Australian Federal Police and other government officials who have contributed to our efforts;

(6)        recognises the sacrifice of our coalition partners and our allies, who have seen their service men and women give their lives for the work they undertook in Afghanistan;

(7)        recognises the sacrifice of the people of Afghanistan, particularly those who have died in war or in conflict;

(8)        acknowledges and expresses gratitude for the important ongoing role of ex-service organisations in supporting veterans and their families;

(9)        commits to the continued work in providing support to all current and former service personnel and their families, and to those who work to serve Australia’s interests at home or abroad;

(10)     acknowledges and commends the ongoing work and dedication to duty of those Australian personnel and officials who are providing and have provided assistance and support to those in Afghanistan in an extremely dangerous situation;

(11)     notes the Government is continuing to take urgent action to evacuate, from Afghanistan, Australians, Afghan visa holders and others, along with their families, in cooperation with other coalition partners, in extreme conditions;

(12)     notes more than 8,500 Afghans have been resettled in Australia since 2013, including more than 1,900 locally-engaged staff and their families;

(13)     notes the Government’s work since April to bring out more than 430 locally-engaged employees and their families to be resettled in Australia, and that this number is increasing as further evacuations are now undertaken;

(14)     notes the Government is committed to providing at least 3,000 places for Afghan resettlement in 2021-22, with further commitments to increase the intake in following years; and

(15)     calls on any future government of Afghanistan to respect the human rights of all its citizens, especially women and girls, and for the international community to hold any future Afghan government to account—

     37    Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation Plan—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT: Resumption of debate ( from 11 August 2021 ) on the motion of Mr Porter —That the House take note of the document.

      38    TARIFF PROPOSALS ( Mr Wood ):

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 1) 2020— moved 13 May 2020 —Resumption of debate

( Mr M. C. Butler ).

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 2) 2020— moved 27 August 2020 —Resumption of debate ( Mr Conroy ).

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 1) 2021— moved 3 February 2021 —Resumption of debate

( Ms C. F. King ).

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 2) 2021— moved 17 March 2021 —Resumption of debate

( Ms C. F. King ).

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 3) 2021— moved 26 May 2021 —Resumption of debate ( Ms C. F. King ).

Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 4) 2021— moved 4 August 2021 —Resumption of debate ( Ms C. F. King ).

     39    anniversary of the national apology to the stolen generations—ministerial statement—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT: Resumption of debate ( from 15 February 2021 ) on the motion of Mr Porter —That the House take note of the document.

      40    National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 (No. 2) ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  10 September 2019 ).

      41    Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Amendment (Improving Safety) Bill 2019 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  11 February 2020 ).

      42    Royal Commissions Amendment (Confidentiality Protections) Bill 2020 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  15 February 2021 ).

      43    Franchising Laws Amendment (Fairness in Franchising) Bill 2020 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  22 February 2021 ).

      44    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Waiver of Debt and Act of Grace Payments) Bill 2019 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  9 August 2021 ).

      45    Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced By Forced Labour) Bill 2021 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  23 August 2021 ).

      46    Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: Resumption of debate ( from  29 July 2019 —Mr Robert, in continuation ) on the motion of

Mr Porter —That the consideration of the Senate’s message No. 17 be made an order of the day for the next sitting— And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Bandt, viz— That all the words after “That” be omitted with a view of substituting the following words: “the message be considered immediately”.

      47    Commonwealth Integrity Commission: Consideration of Senate’s message No. 127 ( from  11 February 2020 ).

      48    Aged Care services: Consideration of Senate’s message No. 137 ( from  26 February 2020 ).

      49    National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 (No. 2): Consideration of Senate’s message No. 189 ( from  16 June 2020 ).

      50    COVID-19 and the arts and entertainment industry: Consideration of Senate’s message No. 196 ( from  18 June 2020 ).

      51    Jobkeeper: Consideration of Senate’s message No. 368 ( from  16 June 2021 ).

      52    Agriculture Legislation Repeal Bill 2019 ( Prime Minister ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 July 2019 ).

Notices —continued

       2    Mr Porter : To move—That standing order 1 be amended to read as follows:

1 Maximum speaking times

The maximum time limits that apply to debates, speeches and statements are as follows provided that any time taken by interruptions for the purposes of calling and forming a quorum shall not count towards the maximum speaking time allowed to the Member speaking at the time.

       3    Mr Porter : To move—That standing order 47 be amended to read as follows:

47 Motions for suspension of orders

(a)         A Minister may move, with or without notice, the suspension of any standing or other order of the House.

(b)        If a suspension motion is moved on notice, it shall appear on the Notice Paper and may be carried by a majority of votes.

(c)         If a suspension motion is moved without notice it:

                                          (i)       must be relevant to any business under discussion and seconded; and

                                        (ii)        can be carried only by an absolute majority of Members.

(d)        Any suspension of orders shall be limited to the particular purpose of the suspension.

Contingent notices of motion

Contingent on the motion for the second reading of any bill being moved: Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the resumption of debate on the motion that the bill be read a second time being made an order of the day for a later hour.

Contingent on any report relating to a bill being received from the Federation Chamber: Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the remaining stages being passed without delay.

Contingent on any bill being agreed to at the conclusion of the consideration in detail stage: Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the motion for the third reading being moved without delay.

Contingent on any message being received from the Senate transmitting any bill for concurrence: Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the bill being passed through all its stages without delay.

Contingent on the second reading of a bill being agreed to and the Speaker having announced any message from the Governor General under standing order 147 : Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the motion for the third reading being moved without delay.

Contingent on the motion for the second reading of a bill being agreed to, the Speaker having announced any message from the Governor-General under standing order 147 and consideration in detail being called for: Minister to move—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the bill being considered as a whole.