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Senate Order of Business No. 70, Monday



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The Senate

This document is issued as a guide to senators.

The business listed is subject to change.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

(Question time to be televised live)

2008-09/70

MONDAY, 15 JUNE 2009

AT 12.30 pm

 

  1. Prayers

  1. Temporary chair of committees warrants

Presi dent to table warrants revoking the nomination of Senator Parry as a temporary chair of committees and nominating Senator Ryan as an additional temporary chair of committees

  1. Postponement of business

Minister to move that government business notice of motio n no. 1 be postponed to 24 June 2009 (introduction of the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2009)

  1. Government business - orders of the day

Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 - Message to be reported - Second re ading debate to proceed immediately

No. 1-Nation-building Funds Amendment Bill 2009 - Resumption of second reading debate

Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Providers) Bill 2009 (subject to introduction)

No.  2-National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2008 [No. 2] - Resumption of second reading debate

Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Bill 2009 (subject to introduction)

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (subject to introduction)

Refer to Notice Paper for other orders of the day

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

 

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

  • Chair of the Community Affairs L egislation Committee (Senator Moore), by leave, to move a motion proposing an extension of time for the committee to report on the provisions of the Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009
  • Chair of the Select Committee on Regional and Remote Indigenous Commun ities (Senator Scullion), by leave, to move a motion proposing an extension of time for the second report of the committee
  • Government Whip (Senator O Brien), by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senator Polley
  • Opposition Whip (Senator Parry) , by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senator Payne
  • Postponement notification received prior to printing:

Senator Xenophon to postpone business of the Senate notice of motion no. 1 to 18 June 2009 (Reference to the Standing Committee of Senators’ Interests—accountability regime in relation to sponsored travel, accommodation and hospitality))

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

General business - notice of motion -

No. 436 - Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Minchin) - Introduction of the Infrastructure Australia Amendment (National Broadband Network and Other Projects) Bill 2009

  1. Any proposal pursuant to standing order 75

(If a proposal is submitted, it will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit: 60 minutes, or if no motions are moved  

to take note of answers, 90 minutes

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table statements relating to:

  • International education - - Its contribution to Australia (tabled in the House of Representatives on 26 May 2009)
  • Promoting Australia as a financial serv ices hub--Progress of the Australian Financial Centre Forum (tabled in the House of Representatives on 27 May 2009)
  • North Korea (tabled in the House of Representatives on 28 May 2009)
  • Australia and India (tabled in the House of Representatives on 1 June 20 09 )
  1. Tabling of documents presented out of sitting

  1. Committee reports (see page 7)
  2. Government documents (see page 7)
  3. Report s of the Auditor-General (see page 8)
  4. Statements of compliance and letters of advice rela ting to Senate orders (see page 8)
  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President
    • Response to resolution of the Senate - Minister for Foreign Affairs (Mr Smith) - Death penalty in Iran (agreed to 17 March 2009)
    • Reports of the Auditor-General:
  • No . 37 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - Online availability of Government entities’ documents tabled in the Australian Parliament (tabled in th e House of Representatives on 25  May 2009)
  • No . 38 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - Administration of the buyback component of the Securing our Fishing Future Structural Adjustment Package: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (tabled in th e House of Representatives on 27  May 2009)
  • No . 39 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - Administration of the Securing our Fishing Future Structural Adjustment Package Assistance Programs: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (tabled in th e House of Representatives on 27  May 2009)
  • N o. 40 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - Planning and allocating aged care places and capital grants: Department of Health and Ageing (tabled in th e House of Representatives on 2 June 2009)
    • Proposal by the Department of Parliamentary Services for works within the Parlia mentary Zone, together with supporting documentation, relating to the installation of additional CCTV cameras in the parliamentary precinct

Minister, by leave, to give notice of motion in relation to the proposal

  1. By ministers
    • Correction to the 2009-10 port folio budget statements for the Environment, Water, Heritage and Arts portfolio
    • Government responses to committee reports:
  • Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit - - 412 th report: Audit reports reviewed during the 41 st Parliament (tabled in the House of Representatives on 28 May 2009)
  • Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security - - Reports [3]: Review of the re-listing of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK); Review of the re-listing of Al-Qaiida, Jemaah Islam iyah and Al-Qa’ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb; Review of the re-listing of Abu Sayyaf Group, Jamiat ul-Ansar and Al-Qa’ida in Iraq as terrorist organisations (tabled in the House of Representatives on 28  May 2009)
  1. By senators tabling reports from committees
    • Senator Marshall, on beh alf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, to present report - Review of the re-listing of Ansar al-Islam, AAA, IAA, IMU, JeM and LeJ as terrorist organisations
    • Senator McEwen, on behalf of the Joint Standing Committee on Migration, to present report - Immigration detention in Australia : Community-based alternatives to detention
  1. By Clerk (del egated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determinations, rules, declarations and orders - a list will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions (items 12, 13 and 14): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

  1. to be adjourned to a later hour of the day :
    • Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendment s) Bill 2009
    • Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009
    • Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Providers) Bill 2009

(these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order)

  1. to be listed as separate orders of th e day :
    • Car Dealership Financing Guarantee Appropriation Bill 2009
    • Evidence Amendment (Journalists Privilege) Bill 2009
    • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2009
    • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Ch ild Care) Bill 2009
    • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Supervision and Enforcement) Bill 2009
    • Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2009
    • Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009
    • Law and Justice (Cross Border and Other Amendments) Bill 2009
    • Natio n Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009
    • Native Title Amendment Bill 2009
    • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2009
    • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Improved Support for Carers) Bill 2009
    • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2009
    • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009
    • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 3) Bill 2009
    • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

(these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order)

  1. to be listed on the Notice Paper as packages:
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduc tion Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009

(these bills are not subject to the bi lls cut-off order)

    • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009

(these bil ls are not subject to the bills cut-off order)

  1. Further messages from the House of Representatives

  • informing the Senate that the House has agreed to the amendments made by the Senate to the Employment and Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 2008
  • returning the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009] without amendment
  1. Order of business - It is proposed to consider business in the following order -

Business of the Senate - orders of the day -

No. 1-Finance and Public A dministration Legislation Committee - Report - Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2008 (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

No. 3-Select Committee on Climate Policy - Report

No. 4-Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 and other related bills that form part of the Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme [Provisions]

 

No. 6-Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee - Report - Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009 [Provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

Government business continued (see item 4)

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The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 6.30 pm till 7.30 pm

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  1. Business continued (see item 1 8 )

  1. Adjournment proposed - 9.50 pm

  1. Adjournment - not later than 10.30 pm

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Troeth, Barnett, Bishop, Marshall and Bernardi

 

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DOCUMENT S PRESENTED OUT OF SITTING

  1. Committee report s
  1. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee--Interim report--Matters specified in part (2) of the inquiry into the management of the Murray-Darling Basin system ( received 22 May 2009)
  1. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee - - Interim report - - Import risk analysis for the importation of Cavendish bananas from the Philippines ( received 22 May 2009)
  2. Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works - - 2 nd report of 2009--Referral made February 2009: Redevelopment of RAAF Base Edinburgh, Adelaide, South Australia ( received 26 May 2009)
  3. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee--Interim report--Economic and security challenges facing Papua New Guinea and the island states of the southwest Pacific ( received 27 May 2009)
  4. Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories - - Report - - Inquiry into the Im migration Bridge proposal ( received 29 May 2009 )
  5. Select Committee on Men s Health - - Report, together with the Hansard record of the committee s proceedings and documents presented to the committee ( received 29  May 2009)
  6. Selection of Bills Committee - - Report no.  6 of 2009 ( received June 2009)
  7. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee - - Report - - Native Title Amendment Bill 2009 [Provisions] - - Corrigendum ( received 1 June 2009)
  8. Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills - - 5 th report and alert digest no. 6 ( received 2 June 2009)
  9. Selection of Bills Committee - - Report no.  7 of 2009 ( received June 2009)
  10. Community Affairs Legislation Committee - - Interim report - - Compliance audits on Medicare benefits ( received 10 June 2009 )
  1. Governm ent document s
  1. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts--Report for 2007-08--Corrigendum ( received 15  May 2009)
  2. The Road Home - - A national approach to reducing homelessness (White paper) ( received 15  May 2009)
  3. Public Sector Superannuation Scheme ( PSS) and the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme (CSS)—Report on the long term cost of the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme and the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme prepared by Mercer (Australia) Pty Limited using data as at 30 June 2008 ( recei ved 2 May 2009)
  4. Estimates of proposed expenditure for 2009-10 - - Portfolio budget statement - - Defence portfolio - - Corrigendum ( received 22 May 2009)
  5.  

  1. Report s of the Auditor-General
  1. Report no.  32 of 2008-09 - - Performance audit - - Management of the tendering proce ss for the construction of the joint operation headquarters: Department of Defence ( received 19 May 2009)
  2. Report no.  33 of 2008-09 - - Performance audit - - Administration of the petroleum resource rent tax: Australian Taxation Office ( received 20 May 2009)
  3. Repo rt no. 34 of 2008-09--Performance audit--The Australian Taxation Office’s management of serious non-compliance: Australian Taxation Office ( received 20 May 2009)
  4. Report no.  35 of 2008-09 - - Performance audit - - Management of the movement alert list: Department of Immigration and Citizenship ( received 21  May 2009 )
  5. Report no.  36 of 2008-09 - - Performance audit - - Settlement Grants Program: Department of Immigration of Citizenship ( received 21  May 2009 )
  1. St atements of compliance and letters of advice relating to Senate orders
  1. Statements of compliance relating to indexed lists of files :
    • Department of Climate Change ( received 15  May 2009)
    • Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator ( received 15  May 2009)
  2. Letter of advice relating to lists of contracts :
    • Immigration and Citize nship portfolio agencies ( received 22 May 2009)
  3. Letters of advice relating to lists of departmental and agency appointments /vacancies :
    • Department of Immigration and Citizenship ( received 15  May 2009)
    • Veterans Affairs portfolio agencies ( received 15  May 20 09)
    • Human Services portfolio agencies [2] ( received 15  May 2009)
    • Finance and Deregulation portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Office of National Assessments ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Old Parliament House ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • National Archives of Austr alia ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Commonwealth Ombudsman ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Office of the Privacy Commissioner ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Australian National Audit Office ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Australian Public Service Commission ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Department o f the Prime Minister and Cabinet ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Health and Ageing portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Innovatio n, Industry, Science and Research portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Attorney-General s Department ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Ag riculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio agencies ( received 19 May 2009)
    • Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio agencies - -Revised ( received 21 May 2009)
    • Climate Change and Water portfolio agencies ( received 22 May 2009)
    • Department of Defence ( received 22 May 2009)
    • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio agencies [separate letters] ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Australian Institute of Family Studies (updated information) ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Commonwealth Ombudsman (updated information) ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (updated information) ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Environment , Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio agencies (updated information) ( re ceived 26 May 2009 )
    • Health and Ageing portfolio agencies (updated information) ( received 26 May 2009 )
    • Finance and Deregulation portfolio agencies (updated information) ( received 27  May 2009)
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio agencies [separate letters] (updated information) ( received 2 8 May 2009)
    • Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies (received 1 June 2009)
    • Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies (updated information) ( received 1 1 June 2009)
  4. Letters of advice rel ating to lists of departmental and agency grants :
    • Department of Immigration and Citizenship ( received 15  May 2009)
    • Department of Veterans Affairs (received 15 May 2009)
    • Human Services portfolio agencies ( received 15  May 2009)
    • Finance and Deregulation port folio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Office of National Assessments ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Old Parliament House ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • National Archives of Australia ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Commonwealth Ombudsman ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Office of the Privacy Commissioner ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Australian National Audit Office ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Australian Public Service Commission ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Innovatio n, Industry, Science and Research portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Attorney-General s Department ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Agriculture, Fis heries and Forestry portfolio agencies ( received 18 May 2009 )
    • Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio agencies ( received 19 May 2009)
    • Department of Health and Ageing AND National Health and Medical Research Council ( r eceived 20 May 2009)
    • Climate Change and Water portfolio agencies ( received 22 May 2009)
    • Department of Defence ( received 22 May 2009)
    • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Department of Foreign Aff airs and Trade [separate letters] ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Environment , Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies ( received 25 May 2009)
    • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations ( received 27  May 2009)
    • Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts portfolio agencies ( received 1 June 2009)


1   If a notice of motion is declared formal it will be put and determined without amendment or debate. Any senator may object to a notice of motion being declared formal, in which case it will be listed for debate at a subsequent time