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Business for Future Consideration

Next day of sitting (15 November 2010)

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 27 October 2010

*1  Senator Siewert: To move—

(1) That the Senate:

(a) acknowledges the recent apology given by the Western Australian Parliament to those mothers whose children were removed and given up for adoption from the late 1940s to the 1980s; and

(b) notes that policies and practices resulting in forced adoptions were widespread throughout Australia during that time.

(2) That the following matters be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 April 2011:

(a) the role, if any, of the Commonwealth Government, its policies and practices in contributing to forced adoptions; and

(b) the potential role of the Commonwealth in developing a national framework to assist states and territories to address the consequences for the mothers, their families and children who were subject to forced adoption policies.

General Business—Notices of Motion

Notice given 28 September 2010

27  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to provide for accurate labelling of food, and for related purposes. Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling Laws) Bill 2010 .

34  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to provide for the assessment and collection of a levy on the use of plastic bags at retail points of sale. Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2010 .

 

On 16 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Rural Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Airports Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Government Business—Orders of the Day

Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 29 September 2010 ).

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010— ( Minister for Small Business, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 25 October 2010 ).

Airports Amendment Bill 2010— ( Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator Feeney )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Feeney, 26 October 2010 ).

*4  Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010— ( Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, Senator Farrell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Farrell, 27 October 2010 ).

 

 *5  Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010— ( Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, Senator Farrell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Farrell, 27 October 2010 ).

General Business—Notices of Motion

Notice given 26 October 2010

73  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the Senate—

(a) supports the right of Tibetans to:

(i) be educated in their own language, and

(ii) peacefully protest to protect their right to speak their own language; and

(b) recognises the importance of language in a people’s social, cultural, religious, academic and artistic endeavours.

Notice given 27 October 2010

*76  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That standing order 104, relating to the correction of divisions, be amended to read as follows:

104 Correction of divisions

(1) If there is misadventure, or in case of confusion or error concerning the numbers reported (unless it can be otherwise corrected), the Senate shall proceed to another division.

(2) A division under this standing order must be taken as early as is convenient.

On the tenth sitting day after 30 June 2010 (17 November 2010)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2010.

On 17 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 28 September 2010

Senator Kroger: To move—That the Extradition (United Arab Emirates) Regulations 2010, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 36 and made under the Extradition Act 1988 , be disallowed. [F2010L00601]

Ten sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Reform of the Australian Federation—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on pilot safety, including consideration of the Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Australian Civilian Corps Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Radiocommunications Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the adequacy of protections for the privacy of Australians online.

Government Business—Order of the Day

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 29 September 2010 ).

General Business—Order of the Day

18  Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

On 18 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on interactive and online gambling.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

 

 4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010.

Government Business—Order of the Day

*1  National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010— ( Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, Senator Farrell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Farrell, 27 October 2010 ).

General Business—Order of the Day

19  Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

On 22 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on biosecurity and quarantine arrangements.

Government Business—Order of the Day

Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010— ( Minister for Small Business, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 25 October 2010 ).

On 23 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

 

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 26 October 2010

74  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the Senate—

(a) recognises the 2010 international meeting of the Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly; and

(b) congratulates this gathering of parliamentarians from around the world for their work in making an important step towards global democracy.

On 24 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee

Report to be presented on the administration and reporting of NAPLAN testing.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the review of government compensation schemes.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on donor conception practices in Australia.

Government Business—Order of the Day

Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010— ( Minister for Small Business, Senator Sherry )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Sherry, 25 October 2010 ).

On 25 November 2010

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on gene patents.

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on consumer assess to pharmaceutical benefits.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s administration and management of the Torres Strait.

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian horse industry and an emergency animal disease response agreement.

 

On the first day of the next period of sittings

Government Business—Order of the Day

*1  Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Senator Lundy )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 October 2010 ).

On the third sitting day of 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On the fourth sitting day of 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

*1  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

20  Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon and Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Bob Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 30 September 2010 ).

On 16 March 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee

Report to be presented on Industry Skills Councils.

On 17 March 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee

Report to be presented on the Primary Schools for the 21st Century program.

 

On 31 March 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on planning options and services for people ageing with a disability.

On 30 April 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

*1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the impacts of rural wind farms.

On 12 May 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on equity and diversity health checks in the Royal Australian Navy.

On the last sitting day in May 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

On 8 June 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Scrutiny of New Taxes—Select Committee

Interim report to be presented.

 

On 1 July 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the exposure drafts of Australian privacy amendment legislation.

On 30 November 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Scrutiny of New Taxes—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

On 30 April 2012

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Cyber Safety—Joint Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 30 June 2013

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee

Report to be presented.