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Business of the Senate

Notices of Motion

Notice given 15 June 2009

*1  Senator Abetz: To move—That the Car Dealership Financing Guarantee Appropriation Bill 2009 be referred to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 23 June 2009 and, in undertaking its inquiry, the committee hear evidence from relevant bodies and individuals, including the Department of Treasury, about the operation and management of the proposed OzCar scheme.

*2  Senators Nash and Hanson-Young: To move—That the following matter be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 August 2009:

An assessment of the adequacy of Government measures to provide equitable access to secondary and post-secondary education opportunities to students from rural and regional communities attending metropolitan institutions, and metropolitan students attending regional universities or technical and further education (TAFE) colleges, with particular reference to:

(a) the financial impact on rural and regional students who are attending metropolitan secondary schools, universities or TAFE;

(b) the education alternatives for rural and regional students wanting to study in regional areas;

(c) the implications of current and proposed government measures on prospective students living in rural and regional areas;

(d) the short- and long-term impact of current and proposed government policies on regional university and TAFE college enrolments;

(e) the adequacy of government measures to provide for students who are required to leave home for secondary or post-secondary study;

(f) the educational needs of rural and regional students;

(g) the impact of government measures and proposals on rural and regional communities; and

(h) other related matters.

Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Guarantee of State and Territory Borrowing Appropriation Bill 2009.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Bill 2009.

 

 4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Family Assistance Amendment (Further 2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2009.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2009.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)