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GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Notices

      *1    Mr Porter : To present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to counter-terrorism, and for related purposes. ( Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2020 )

      *2    Mr Porter : To present a Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 in relation to unpaid parental leave, and for related purposes. ( Fair Work Amendment (Improving Unpaid Parental Leave for Parents of Stillborn Babies and Other Measures) Bill 2020 )

      *3    Mr Porter : To present a Bill for an Act to protect and manage Australia’s foreign relations, and for related purposes. ( Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020 )

      *4    Mr Porter : To present a Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 , and for related purposes. ( Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 )

      *5    Mr Hawke : To present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Australian Defence Force, and for related purposes. ( Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of Defence Force Response to Emergencies) Bill 2020 )

      *6    Mr Hunt : To present a Bill for an Act to amend the Health Insurance Act 1973 , and for related purposes. ( Health Insurance Amendment (Administration) Bill 2020 )

Orders of the day

         1    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Streamlining Environmental Approvals) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         2    Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         3    Recycling and Waste Reduction (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         4    Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (General) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         5    Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Customs) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         6    Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Excise) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the Environment ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

         7    Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio and Other Measures) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2020 —Mr Gosling, in continuation ) on the motion of Mr Fletcher —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Watts , 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 alarming decline in regional media;

(2)         acknowledges that regional commercial television broadcasters’ difficulties in meeting content requirements can be taken as an early warning sign of market failure;

(3)         notes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found that:

(a)         between 2008 and 2018, the closure of 106 local and regional newspaper titles across Australia has left 21 local government areas previously covered by these titles without coverage from a single local newspaper (in either print or online formats); and

(b)         the public broadcasters, the ABC and SBS, are not currently resourced to fully compensate for the decline in local reporting previously produced by traditional commercial publishers;

(4)         further notes the Public Interest Journalism Initiative’s Australian Newsroom Mapping Project found that the number of contractions in Australia’s public interest news landscape has grown to over 200 since January 2019; and

(5)         is of the view that this third-term Government has failed regional media by failing to reform the legislative framework and failing to deliver effective direct and indirect support to industry in a timely manner”.

         8    Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020 ( Minister for Government Services ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  13 May 2020 —Mr Fitzgibbon ).

         9    Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Government Services ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  13 May 2020 —Mr Fitzgibbon ).

      10    Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Supporting the Wellbeing of Veterans and Their Families) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Veterans’ Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  18 June 2020 ) on the motion of Mr D. J. Chester —That the Bill be now read a second time— And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Keogh , 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 criticises the Government for failing to:

(1)         appropriately address the serious issue of veteran suicide, including its stubborn refusal to enact a full Royal Commission into veteran suicide and its insistence on instead establishing a National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention; and

(2)         introduce enabling legislation to establish a National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention.”.

      11    Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2019 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  23 October 2019 —Ms C. F. King ).

      12    Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2020 ( Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  13 May 2020 —Ms McBride ).

      13    Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  17 October 2019 —Mr Perrett ).

      14    Civil Aviation Amendment (Unmanned Aircraft Levy Collection and Payment) Bill 2020 ( Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      15    Civil Aviation (Unmanned Aircraft Levy) Bill 2020 ( Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      16    National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020 ( Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  12 June 2020 —Mr Snowdon ).

      17    Biosecurity Amendment (Traveller Declarations and Other Measures) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  17 June 2020 —Ms Rishworth ).

      18    Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Bill 2019 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  25 February 2020 ).

      19    Family Law Amendment (Western Australia De Facto Superannuation Splitting and Bankruptcy) Bill 2019 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 November 2019 —Ms C. F. King ).

      20    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 ).

      21    Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Grid Reliability Fund) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Mr Conroy ).

      22    Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Education ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  26 August 2020 —Mr Fitzgibbon ).

      23    Higher Education (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Education ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  26 August 2020 —Mr Fitzgibbon ).

      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    Agriculture Legislation Amendment (Streamlining Administration) Bill 2019 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  25 February 2020 ).

    *26    Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Category Standards and Other Measures) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Education ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2020 —Mr Clare ).

    *27    Crimes Legislation Amendment (Economic Disruption) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  2 September 2020 —Mr Snowdon ).

      28    Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 1) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Health ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  5 March 2020 —Mr Dick, 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 Collins , 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 notes the Government’s piecemeal approach to aged care reform.”.

      29    Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  5 March 2020 —Dr Chalmers ).

      30    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  5 December 2019 —Mr Conroy ).

      31    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  5 December 2019 —Mr Conroy ).

      32    Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  25 August 2020 ).

      33    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 ).

      34    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  13 May 2020 —Mr Fitzgibbon ).

      35    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 ( Minister for Home Affairs ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  17 October 2019 —Mr Perrett ).

      36    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 ).

      37    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 ).

      38    Excise Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  17 June 2020 —Ms Rishworth ).

      39    Customs Charges and Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  17 June 2020 —Ms Rishworth ).

      40    Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Consumer Law—Country of Origin Representations) Bill 2020 ( from Senate ): Second reading ( from  27 August 2020 ).

      41    National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill 2020 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      42    National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 ( Attorney-General ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      43    Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment (Reform and Modernisation) Bill 2020 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      44    Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      45    Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020 ( Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts ): Second reading—Resumption of debate ( from  27 August 2020 —Ms M. M. H. King ).

      46    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 ).

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

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

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

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

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

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

      53    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”.

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

Notices —continued

       7    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.

       8    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.