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Senate Order of Business No. 4, 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)

2010/4

Monday, 25 October 2010

AT 12.30 pm

  1. Prayers

  1. Government business

Ministerial statement on Afghanistan -

Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Evans) , by leave, to move a motion relating to speaking times to debate a ministerial statement on Afghanistan

Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Evans) to table a ministerial statement on Australia’s commitment to Afghanistan and, by leave, to move that the Senate take note of the statement

Orders of the day -

No. 1-Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 2-Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

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. Condolence motion - Death of former senator

President to inform the Senate of the death of the Honourable Kenneth Shaw Wreidt, a former minister and senator for Tasmania

Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Evans), by leave, to move a motion of condolence

  1. Death of former member

President to inform the Senate of the death of Dr Gareth Clayton, a former member of the House of Representatives for the division of Isaacs, Victoria

 

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

  • Government Whip (Senator McEwen), by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senators Farrell and Polley
  • Opposition Whip (Senator Parry), by leave, to move a motion for leave of ab sence for Senator Ferguson
  • Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin), by leave, to move a motion authorising the committee to hold a public meeting during the sitting of the Senate on Tuesday, 26 October 2010
  • Pos tponement notifications
  1. Discovery of formal business 1

General business - notices of motion -

No. 34 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Introduction of the Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2010

No. 38 - Leader of the Au stralian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Consideration of the Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2010

No. 58 - Senator Siewert - Tobacco advertising

  1. Matter of public importance - President to announce receipt of letter from Sen ator Fifield proposing that the following matter be submitted to the Senate for discussion:

The Gillard Government’s failure to properly manage the Murray Darling Basin reform process.

(Under standing order 75 the proposed discussion must be supported by at least four other senators)

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:

  • Global and domestic economies ( made in the House of Representatives on 18 October 2010 )
  • National counter-terrorism exercise: Mercury 10 (made in the House of Representatives on 18 October 2010 )

 

  1. Tabling of documents presented out of sitting

  1. Documents certified by the President (see page 5)
  2. Committee reports (see p age5)
  3. Governme nt responses to parliamentary committee reports (see page 5)
  4. Government document s (see page 6)
  5. Report of the Auditor-General (see page 7)
  6. Statement s of compliance and letters of advice relating to Senate orders (see page 7)
  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By Presiden t
    • Travelling allowance payments made by the Department of the Senate to senators and members during the period 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010
    • Travel expenditure for the Department of the Senate during the period 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010
    • Response to resolut ion of the Senate - Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (Mr Burke) - Mobile phone chargers (agreed to 23 June 2010 )
    • Delegation reports:
  • O fficial visit of the President of the Senate to the United Kingdom, 15 to 22 April 2010
  • Australian parliamentary delegation to Ireland and Italy, 26 June to 12 July 2010
    • Parliamentary Service Commissioner - Annual report 2009-10
  1. By min isters
  2. By senators tabling reports from committees
    • Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin) to present a report on the committee’s visit to Indonesia and Singapore, 5 to 9 July 2010
    • Chair of the Rural Affairs an d Transport References Committee (Senator Heffernan) to present a report on matters referred to the committee during the previous Parliament, and move for its adoption
  3. By Clerk (delegated 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: 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

 

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

  1. to be listed as separate orders of the day :
    • Carer Recognition Bill 2010
    • Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010
    • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010
    • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010
    • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010
    • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Bill 2010
    • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010
    • Protection of the Sea Legislation Ame ndment Bill 2010
    • Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
    • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
    • Tradex Scheme Amendment Bill 2010
    • Veterans Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Mea sures) Bill 2010

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

  1. to be listed on the Notice Paper as package s :
    • National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010

    • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment Bill 2010

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

  1. Further message from the House of Representatives notifying the appointment of member s to the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform

  1. Government business continued (see item 2 )

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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. Government business continue d (see item 2 )

  1. Adjournment proposed - 9.50 pm

 

  1. Adjournment - not later than 10.30 pm

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Bishop, McGauran, Trood, Troeth, Marshall, Moore and Fisher

 

Online

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Related resources

The Dynamic Red updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day: www.aph.gov.au/senate/DynamicRed

 

The Senate Daily Summary provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings, with links to official Senate records: www.aph.gov.au/senate

 

Television channel 4 of the H ouse Monitoring System provides captions of current proceedings in the Senate chamber.

 

DOCUMENTS PRESENTED OUT OF SITTING

  1. Documents certified by the President
  1. Depar tment of the Senate—Report for 2009-10 (received 14 October 2010)
  1. Department of Parliamen tary Services—Report for 2009-10 (received 14 October 2010)
  1. Committee report s
  1. Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Sustainable management by the Commonwealth of water resources ( received 7 October 2010)
  2. Economics Legislation Committee—Report: Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010—Additional information received by the committee ( received 7 October 2010)
  1. Government response s to parliamentary committee report s
  1. Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity —Interim report—Operation of the Law Enforcement Integr ity Commissioner Act 2006 ( received 13 October 2010)
  2. Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee —Report—Australia’s judicial system and the role of judges ( received 1 9 October 2010)
  1. Government document s
  1. Australi an Human Rights Commission—Report—Inquiry of complaint: Mr KL v State of NSW Department of Education ( received 1 October 2010)
  2. Administrative Review Council —Report for 2009-10 ( received 6 October 2010)
  3. Classification Board and Classification Review Board —Reports for 2009-10 ( received 6 Octo ber 2010)
  4. Family Law Council —Report for 2009-10 ( received 6 October 2010)
  5. Office of Parliamentary Counsel —Report 2009-10 ( received 12 October 2010)
  6. Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005 —Independent review of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme—Report by Chris Guest ( received 13 October 2010)
  7. Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) —Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  8. Crimes Act 1914 —Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity: witness identity protection certificates—Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  9. Crimes Act 1914 —Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity: assumed identities—Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  10. CrimTrac Agency —Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2 010)
  11. Attorney-General s Department —Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  12. Administrative Appeals Tribunal —Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  13. National Native Title Tribunal —Report for 2009-10 ( received 13 October 2010)
  14. Department of Broadb and, Communications and the Digital Economy—Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 October 2010)
  15. Australian Communications and Media Authority —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 October 2010)
  16. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  17. Department of Finance and Deregulation —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  18. Australian Law Reform Commission —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  19. Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)—Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  20. Family Court of Australia —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  21. Federal Court of Australia —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  22. Federal Magistrates Court of Australia —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  23. High Court of Australia —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  24. Customs Act 1901 —Conduct of Customs and Border Protection officers [Managed deliveries]—Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  25. Repatriation Medical Authority —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 4 October 2010)
  26. Australian Institute of Family Studies —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 Oc tober 2010)
  27. Australian Federal Police —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 2010)
  28. Department of Human Services —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 2010)
  29. Centrelink —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 2010)
  30. Medicare Australia —Report for 2009-10 ( r eceived 1 5 October 2010)
  31. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 2010)
  32. Australia Post —Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 2010)
  33. Australian Government Solicitor Report for 2009-10 ( received 1 5 October 20 10)
  34. Inspector-General of Taxation - - Report for 2009-10 ( received 22 October 2010)
  1. Report of the Auditor-General

Report no. 12 of 2010-11 —Performance audit—Home Insulation Program: Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; Medicare Australia (received 15 October 2010)

  1. Statement s of compliance and l etters of advice relating to Senate orders
  1. Statement s of compliance relating to indexed lists of files :
    • Treasury portfolio agencies ( received 1 October 2010)
    • Commonwealth Ombudsman ( received 1 4 October 2010)
    • Official Secretary to the Governor-General ( received 1 5 October 2010)
    • Fair Work Ombudsman ( received 1 5 October 2010)
    • Depar tment of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency ( received 1 8 October 201 0)
    • Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority ( received 20 October 2010)
    • Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio agencies ( received 22 October 2010)
  1. Letters of advice relating to lists of contr acts :
    • Human Services portfolio agencies ( received 1 October 2010)
    • Veterans Affairs portfolio agencies ( received 1 October 2010)
    • Defence Materiel Organisation ( received 1 3 October 2010)
    • Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio agencies ( received 1 4 October 2010)
    • Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio agencies ( received 22 October 2010)
  1. Letters of advice relating to lists of departmental and agency appointments and vacancies :
    • Health and Ageing portfolio agencies ( received 7 October 2010)
    • Australian Institute of Family Studies ( received 7 October 2010)
    • Office for Sport ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Immigration and Citizenship ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of National Assessments ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-G eneral ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Attorney-General s portfolio agencies ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Infrastructure and Transport portfolio agencies ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Priv acy Advisory Committee, Office of the Privacy Commissioner and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ( received 11 October 2010)
    • National Archives of Australia ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Veterans Affairs ( received 11 October 2 010)
    • Australian National Audit Office ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Australian Public Service Commission ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Innovation, Industry, Sci ence and Research portfolio agencies [2] (the latter being a correction) ( received 11  and 20 October 2010)
    • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office for the Arts ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Old Parliament House ( rec eived 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Human Services portfolio agencies ( received 12 October 2010)
    • Finance and Deregula tion portfolio agencies ( received 12 October 2010)
    • Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government ( received 14 October 2010)
    • Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio agencies ( received 15 October 2010)
    • Department of Education, E mployment and Workplace Relations ( received 18  October 2010)
    • Treasury portfolio agencies ( received 18 October 2010)
    • Defence portfolio agencies ( received 22 October 2010)
  1. Letters of advice relating to lists of departmental and agency grants :
    • Department of B roadband, Communications and the Digital Economy ( received 6 October 2010)
    • Australian Institute of Family Studies ( received 7 October 2010)
    • Office for Sport ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Immigration and Citizenship ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of National Assessments ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Attorney-General s portfolio agencies ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency ( rec eived 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Infrastructure and Transport ( received 11 October 2010)
    • National Archives of Australia ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Privacy Advisory Committee and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Departme nt of Veterans’ Affairs ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Australian National Audit Office ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Australian Public Service Commission ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio agencies [2] ( received 11  Octo ber 2010)
    • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Office for the Arts ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Old Parliament House ( received 11 October 2010)
    • Human Services portfolio agencies ( received 12 October 2010)
    • Finance and D eregulation portfolio agencies ( received 12 October 2010)
    • Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government [2] ( received 14 and 19 October 2010)
    • Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio agencies ( received 15 October 2010)
    • Departme nt of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations ( received 15  October 2010)
    • Treasury portfolio agencies ( received 18 October 2010)


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