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Government business

 

Orders of the Day

         1  Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 26 June 2018 ).

         2  Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2018

Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2018 ( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Watt, in continuation, 13 August 2018 ).

         3  Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

         4  Treasury Laws Amendment (Black Economy Taskforce Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 June 2018 ).

       *5  Treasury Laws Amendment (OECD Multilateral Instrument) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Regional Communications, Senator McKenzie )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 August 2018 ).

         6  Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 2) Bill 2018 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

         7  Treasury Laws Amendment (APRA Governance) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

         8  Treasury Laws Amendment (Illicit Tobacco Offences) Bill 2018 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

         9  Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Education and Training, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 August 2018 ).

      10  Underwater Cultural Heritage Bill 2018

Underwater Cultural Heritage (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018 ( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

      11  Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Bill 2018 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

     *12  Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Regional Communications, Senator McKenzie )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 August 2018 ).

      13  Primary Industries Research and Development Amendment Bill 2017 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 May 2018 ).

      14  Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 3) Bill 2018 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

     *15  Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 —( Minister for Regional Communications, Senator McKenzie )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 August 2018 ).

      16  Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Bill 2018

Medicare Levy Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Bill 2018 ( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 June 2018 ).

      17  Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018

Road Vehicle Standards (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—General) Bill 2018

Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2018

Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2018 ( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 June 2018 ).

      18  Biosecurity Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

      19  Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 February 2018 ).

      20  Health Insurance (Approved Pathology Specimen Collection Centres) Tax Amendment Bill 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 June 2018 ).

      21  Migration and Other Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Integrity) Bill 2017 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

      22  Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 October 2017 ).

      23  Imported Food Control Amendment Bill 2017 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 February 2018 ).

      24  Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2018 ( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells ) Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 May 2018 ).

Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment (Rates of Charge) Bill 2017 ( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 28 March 2018 ).

      25  Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 4) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      26  Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      27  Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan Base Rate Entities) Bill 2018 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 12 February 2018 ).

     *28  Airports Amendment Bill 2018 —( Minister for Regional Communications, Senator McKenzie )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 15 August 2018 ).

      29  Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures No. 2) Bill 2018

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment (Near-new Dwelling Interests) Bill 2018 ( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

      30  Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 August 2018 ).

      31  Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 26 March 2018 ).

      32  Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 —( Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator Cash )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator McKim , in continuation, 16 October 2017 ).

      33  Aged Care (Single Quality Framework) Reform Bill 2018

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      34  Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 August 2018 ).

      35  Bankruptcy Amendment (Debt Agreement Reform) Bill 2018 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

      36  Customs Amendment (Illicit Tobacco Offences) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 August 2018 ).

      37  Migration Amendment (Visa Revalidation and Other Measures) Bill 2016 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 9 February 2017 ).

      38  Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing ASIC’s Capabilities) Bill 2018 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 27 June 2018 ).

      39  National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Mandatory Comprehensive Credit Reporting) Bill 2018

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      40  Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 November 2017 ).

      41  Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Education and Training, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 28 June 2018 ).

      42  Treasury Laws Amendment (Australian Consumer Law Review) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Education and Training, Senator Birmingham )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 August 2018 ).

      43  Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 June 2018 ).

      44  Treasury Laws Amendment (Accelerated Depreciation for Small Business Entities) Bill 2018

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      45  Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2018

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 25 June 2018 ).

      46  Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 7 December 2017 ).

      47  Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2018 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

      48  Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 17 October 2017 ).

      49  Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 2) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 26 June 2018 ).

      50  Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 —( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 5 February 2018 ).

      51  Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 December 2017 ).

      52  Export Control Bill 2017

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance ( Senator Cormann )—That this bill be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by Senator Brown —At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate notes that Australian exporters and agriculture industries are facing a number of challenges relating to trade” ( 5 February 2018 ).

      53  Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 March 2018 ).

      54  Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 February 2018 ).

      55  Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 December 2017 ).

      56  Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Measures) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 October 2017 ).

      57  Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Fair and Balanced) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 October 2017 ).

      58  Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 November 2017 ).

      59  Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Special Minister of State, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 7 December 2017 ).

      60  Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme) Bill 2016 —( Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Ruston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 22 November 2016 ).

      61  Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 November 2017 ).

      62  Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (General) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (Excise) Bill 2017 ( Minister for Defence, Senator Payne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 October 2017 ).

      63  Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 October 2017 ).

      64  Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Superannuation Laws Amendment (Strengthening Trustee Arrangements) Bill 2017 —( Senate bills )— ( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator McGrath, in continuation, 4 December 2017 ).

      65  Family Law Amendment (Parenting Management Hearings) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 December 2017 ).

      66  National Broadcasters Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Transparency) Bill 2017 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 6 December 2017 ).

      67  Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2016

Consideration in committee of the whole of message no. 149 from the House of Representatives ( 30 March 2017 ).

      68  Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2017

Consideration in committee of the whole of message no. 268 from the House of Representatives ( 13 November 2017 ).

      69  Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (A More Sustainable, Responsive and Transparent Higher Education System) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 September 2017 ).

      70  Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 1) Bill 2017 —( Minister for Communications, Senator Fifield )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 June 2017 am ).

      71  Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016 —( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 12 October 2016 ).

      72  Agriculture and Water Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Excise Levies Legislation Amendment (Honey) Bill 2016 ( Minister for Defence, Senator Payne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 February 2017 ).

      73  Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 1 December 2016 ).

      74  Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2016 —( Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 November 2016 ).

      75  Treasury Laws Amendment (Working Holiday Maker Employer Register) Bill 2017 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 May 2018 ).

      76  Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016 —( Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator McGrath )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 10 November 2016 ).

      77  Income Tax Rates Amendment (Working Holiday Maker Reform) Bill 2016

Consideration in committee of the whole of message no. 79 from the House of Representatives ( 28 November 2016 ).

      78  Medicare Levy Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Fringe Benefits Tax Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Income Tax Rates Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Superannuation (Excess Non-concessional Contributions Tax) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Superannuation (Excess Untaxed Roll-over Amounts Tax) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Family Trust Distribution Tax (Primary Liability) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non-disclosure Tax) (No. 1) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non-disclosure Tax) (No. 2) Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Untainting Tax) (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017

Nation-building Funds Repeal (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017 ( Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 November 2017 ).

      79  National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund Special Account Bill 2016 —( Special Minister of State, Senator Ryan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 20 March 2017 ).

      80  Governor-General’s Opening Speech

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Hume —That the following address-in-reply be agreed to:

To His Excellency the Governor-General

may it please your excellency—

We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign and to thank Your Excellency for the speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament  ( Minister for Employment ( Senator Cash ), in continuation, 13 September 2016 ).

      81  Budget statement and documents 2018-19

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance ( Senator Cormann )—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( 10 May 2018 ).

      82  Budget statement and documents 2017-18

Adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Finance ( Senator Cormann )—That the Senate take note of the statement and documents ( 11 May 2017 ).

Notice of Motion

Notice given 15 August 2018

       *1  Minister for Education and Training ( Senator Birmingham ): To move—That on Thursday, 16 August 2018:

                          (a)      the business of the Senate notices of motion proposing the disallowance of five management plans under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , standing in the names of Senators Pratt and Whish-Wilson, for that day be called on for debate together at 3.30 pm and considered for not more than 40 minutes;

                          (b)      if at the end of that time consideration of the motions has not concluded, the question shall then be put; and

                           (c)      divisions may take place during consideration of the motions.