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Business listed for future consideration

On the next sitting day (31 July 2019)

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 25 July 2019

         1  Senator Whish-Wilson : To move—That the following matter be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 11 November 2019:

             The impact of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment, with particular reference to:

                          (a)      recent scientific findings;

                          (b)      the regulation of seismic testing in both Commonwealth and state waters;

                           (c)      the approach taken to seismic testing internationally; and

                          (d)      any other related matters.

 

Orders for Production of Documents

    *54  Department of Home Affairs—Strategic Review of Home Affairs Portfolio—Order for production of document

By the Minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs, by no later than 12.45 pm on 31 July 2019, the completed Strategic Review of the Home Affairs Portfolio as announced in the 2018-19 Budget. ( Motion of Senator Keneally agreed to 29 July 2019. )

    *59  Ministerial correspondence——Order for production of document

By the Minister representing the Prime Minister and Leader of the Government in the Senate, by 31 July 2019, the following documents:

                          (a)      any ‘constituent’ correspondence or other document sent to the Member for Hume, Mr Taylor, requesting action in relation to the listing of Natural Temperate Grassland of the South Eastern Highlands ecological community, as referred to by Senator Patrick in the Senate on 25 July 2019;

                          (b)      any correspondence between the Federal Government and Senator Patrick in relation to any proposed inquiry into the actions of Mr Taylor and Mr Frydenberg. ( Motion of Senator Waters agreed to 29 July 2019. )

On the tenth sitting day after 30 June 2019 (31 July 2019)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2019.

On 1 August 2019

 

Order for Production of Documents

    *55  Department of Industry, Innovation and Science—Report by Cadence Economics—Order for production of document

By the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, by no later than 2 pm on 1 August 2019, the report by Cadence Economics, commissioned by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, in relation to the costs and benefits of responding to climate change. ( Motion of Leader of the Australian Greens ( Senator Di Natale ) agreed to 29 July 2019. )

On 5 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )



 

On 6 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 9 September 2019

 

Government Business—Orders of the Day

         1  Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Duniam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 July 2019 ).

         2  Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2019 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Duniam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 July 2019 ).

         3  National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Duniam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 July 2019 ).

On 11 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 2 July 2019

         1  Senator Rice : To move—That the following matter be referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 3 December 2019:

             The continuing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer people and their families in Australia, its prevalence and its impacts, including:

                          (a)      existing discrimination within federal, state and territory law and policy;

                          (b)      experience of discrimination in Australian life, including but not limited to educational settings, workplaces, aged care, healthcare, sporting clubs and organisations, religious organisations, the provision of government services, including where contracted out, and in the provision of goods, services, housing and accommodation;

                           (c)      where discrimination is sanctioned by federal, state and territory legislation and where it is occurring in breach or potential breach of legislation;

                          (d)      how this discrimination affects the human rights, legal rights, access to justice, health, wellbeing and educational and economic outcomes of LGBTIQ+ people in Australia;

                           (e)      the additional and compounding impacts of discrimination on LGBTIQ+ people and their families who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, of different or minority race, ethnicity or religion, or on the grounds of their migrant status, age, ability and socio-economic background or circumstances, who have intersectional LGBTIQ+ identities, or who have a range of these personal characteristics;

                           (f)      how the experience of discrimination on LGBTIQ+ people and their families differs for young people;

                           (g)      how the experience of discrimination on LGBTIQ+ people and their families differs based on whether they live in urban, regional, rural or remote areas;

                          (h)      the specific discrimination, stigmatisation and human rights violations, including harmful practices in medical settings, experienced by people born with variations of sex characteristics, including infants, children and adolescents, and also encompassing prenatal interventions due to variations of sex characteristics;

                            (i)      the broad range of sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts and associated formal and informal activities, particularly by religious organisations, and the impacts of these on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and queer people;

                            (j)      the reforms and initiatives required to remedy prejudice, stigma and discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people and their families, including legislative and policy reforms, funding for training and education programs, funding for community and government initiatives, development of funded government strategies, better liaison between government, relevant NGOs and the LGBTIQ+ community, and the development of national standards for best-practice legislative, policy and program initiatives; and

                          (k)      any other related matters.

On 13 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )



 

On 17 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the impact of feral deer, pigs and goats in Australia.

Ten sitting days after today (19 September 2019)

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 22 July 2019

         1   Senator Patrick : To move—That the Civil Aviation (Community Service Flights - Conditions on Flight Crew Licences) Amendment Instrument 2019, made under the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998, be disallowed [F2019L00554].

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

Notice given 29 July 2019

      * 2   Senator Patrick : To move—That the Civil Aviation (Community Service Flights - Conditions on Flight Crew Licences) Instrument 2019, made under the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998, be disallowed [F2019L00134].

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

On 19 September 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 18 October 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Order of the Day

      *1  Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019 —( Assistant Minister for Finance, Charities and Electoral Matters, Senator Seselja )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 July 2019 ).



 

On 25 October 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 11 November 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Ministers of State (Checks for Security Purposes) Bill 2019. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment (Assisted Reproductive Treatment Statistics) Bill 2019 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 12 November 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on income support payments.

On 2 December 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2017 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On the third sitting day of December 2019 (4 December 2019)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the disclosure and reporting of sensitive and classified information.



 

On 5 December 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) Bill 2019. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping.

         3  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the provision of rescue, firefighting and emergency response at Australian airports.

         4  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the feasibility of a National Horse Traceability Register for all horses.

On the last sitting day of the 2020 Autumn sittings

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s faunal extinction crisis.

On the last sitting day in May 2020

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

      *1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on nationhood, national identity and democracy.

On 1 November 2020

 

General Business—Order of the Day

         1  Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On or before the final sitting day of 2020

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Effectiveness of the Australian Government’s Northern Australia agenda—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

Within 6 months of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters receiving the reference

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on a review of the operation of the amendments, dealing with foreign donations and related matters, made by the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Act 2018 , to commence on the second anniversary for the Royal Assent of the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Act 2018 .

( Bill received royal assent on 29 November 2018. )