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Senate Order of Business No. 5, Tuesday



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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

 

(Proceedings to be broadcast on radio)

2010/5

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

AT 12.30 pm

 

  1. Prayers

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order

(A list of documents is attached. Consideration at item 15)

  1. Government business

Notices of motion -

No.  1 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Routine of business for Wednesday, 27 October 2010

No.  2 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Amendment to standing order 50 (inclusion of an acknowledgement of country after prayers)

Orders of the day -

No. 1- Afghanistan: No safe haven - Ministerial statement - Resumption of debate on the motion—That the Senate take note of the statement

No. 2-Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 3-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. Notices of motion

 

  1. Placing of business

  • Opposition Whip (Senator Parry), by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senator Minchin
  • Postponement notification received prior to printing:

Senator s Siewert and Xenophon to postpone general business notice of motion no. 63 to 27 October 2010 (effective labelling standards - genetically modified additives)

  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate - notices of motion -

No.  1 - Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding) - Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee (impacts of rural wind farms)

No.  2 - Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young - Reference to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010)

Government business - notices of motion -

No.  1 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Variation - Routine of business for Wednesday, 27 October 2010

No.  2 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Amendment to standing order 50 (inclusion of an acknowledgement of country after prayers)

General business - notices of motion -

No. 59 - Senator Cormann - Order for the production of documents - Key assumptions underpinning mining taxation

No. 60 - Senator Cormann - Order for the production of documents - Negotiations on mining taxation proposals

No. 61 - Senator Cormann - Order for the production of documents - State and territory revenue estimates for mining taxation

No. 62 - Sena tor Fierravanti-Wells - Mental healthcare - ‘headspace’ and other centres

No. 64 - Senator Siewert - Transfer of reference from the Community Affairs Legislation Committee to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010)

No.  65 - Chair of the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (Senator Cameron) - Authorising the committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 27 October 2010

No. 66 - Senator T rood - Authorising the Select Committee on the Reform of the Australian Federation to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 27 October 2010

No.  68 - Senator Milne - Emissions reduction target

No.  69 - Senator Birmingham - Order for the production of documents - Green Loans Program - Audit report

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

The Gillard Government’s mismanagement of the budget and fiscal policy putting upward pressure on interest rates.

(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:

  • Mu rray-Darling Basin reform—Interpretation of the Water Act 2007 ( made in the House of Representatives on 25 October 2010 )
  • the Commonwealth response to the final report of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission (made in the House of Representatives on 25 October 2010 )
  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President
  2. By ministers

Minister to present proposals for works within the Parliamentary Zone, together with supporting documenta tion, relating to the construction of a new access road to the National Archives of Australia, and outdoor exhibits at Questacon

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

  1. By senators tabling reports from committees
  2. By Clerk (delegated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determinations, rules, dec larations and orders - a list will be circulated in the chamber)

Statement of compliance relating to indexed lists of departmental and agency files, pursuant to order

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

  • notifying the appointment of members to joint committees
  • transmitting the Airports Amendment Bill 2010 for concurrence ( this bill is not subject to the bill s cut- off order )
  1. Order of business - It is proposed to consider business in the following order -

Business of the Senate - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding) - Reference to the Community Affairs References Commi ttee (impacts of rural wind farms)

No. 2 - Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young - Reference to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010)

Government business continued (see item 3)

At 6.50 pm

  1. Consideration of government documents

  • Documents tabled today - listed at page 5, below
  • Documents listed at page 10 of today’s Notice Paper

Time limit: 30 minutes

  1. Adjournment proposed - 7.20 pm, or when consideration of government documents conclude s, whichever is earlier

  1. Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Crossin, Troeth, Trood, Bishop, Ludlam, Forshaw, Barnett and Boyce

 

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COMMITTEE AUTHORISED TO MEET DURING THE SITTING OF THE SENATE TODAY

  • Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee - from 3.30 pm to 5 pm

 

SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENT S

Tuesday, 26 Octobe r 2010 ^

#1  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Final budget outcome 2009-10

(23 September 2010 / 23 September 2010)

#2  DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - Medibank Private Limited - Annual report 2009-10 - Sections 9 and 36 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(16 September 2010 / 17 September 2010)

Ñ DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Office of Financial Management - Annual report 2009-10

(22 September 2010 / 22 September 2010)

Ñ DEPARTMENT OF BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY - Report on digital television transmission and reception - Clause 5H of Schedule 4 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

(1 October 2010 / 1 October 2010)

¥5  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Campaign advertising by Australian Government departments and agencies - October 2010 - Full year report 2009-10

(7 October 2010 / 7 October 2010)

¥6  DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd - Annual report 2009-10 - Tabled in accordance with governance arrangements for Commonwealth Government business enterprises, June 1997

(1 October 2010 / 6 October 2010)

§7  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Bundanon Trust - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 36 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(1 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

§8  DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP - Reports by the Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman - Section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 [Personal identifier 595/10-599/10] - Subsection 486O(5) of the Migration Act 1958

(1 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

§9  DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP - Response to Ombudsman’s statements made under section 486O of the Migration Act 1958 - Statement to Parliament - Section 486P of the Migration Act 1958

(1 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

§10   DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - Medicare Australia - Annual report 2009-10 - Correction - Section 70(2) of the Public Service Act 1999

(15 October 2010 / 15 October 2010)

€11  ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Australian Security Intelligence Organisation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 94 of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

(24 September 2010 / 24 September 2010)

€12  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Commissioner for Superannuation (ComSuper) - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 162 of the Superannuation Act 1976 and section 21 of the Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973

(24 September 2010 / 25 September 2010)

~13  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - National Gallery of Australia - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(1 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

~14  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Review of the operations of the amendments made to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008

(30 June 2010 / 30 June 2010)

~15  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Indigenous Land Corporation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(1 O ctober 2010 / 1 October 2010)

~16  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(1 October 2010 / 1 October 2010)

~17  DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Director of National Parks - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9(1) of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(11 October 2010 / 11 October 201 0)

~18  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 162 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

(1 October 2010 / 1 October 2010)

~19  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation - Annual report 2009-10 - Subsection 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(6 October 2010 / 6 October 2010)

~20  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Central Land Council - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(6 October 2010 / 7 October 2010

~21  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Aboriginal Land Commissioner - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

(1 October 2010 / 1 October 2010)

~22  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION - Tuggeranong Office Park Pty Ltd - Special purpose financial report for the period ending 25 June 2010 - Section 36 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(1 October 2010 / 1 October 2010)

~23  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - National Film and Sound Archive - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 and Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 , section 41 of the National Film and Sound Archive Act 2008, and the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies (Report of Operations) Orders 2008

(8 October 2010 / 8 October 2010)

~24  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Screen Australia - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(8 October 2010 / 8 October 2010)

~25  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Australian Film Television and Radio School - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(8 October 2010 / 8 October 2010)

*26   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Aged Care Commissioner - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 95A-12 of the Aged Care Act 1997

(17 September 2010 / 17 September 2010)

*2 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Australian Reward Investment Alliance (ARIA) - Annual Report 2009-10 - Section 162 of the Superannuation Act 1976 , section 28 of the Superannuation Act 1990 and subsection 26(3) of the Superannuation Act 2005

(24 September 2010 / 25 September 2010)

*28   DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(15 October 2010 / 15 October 2010)

*29   DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH - Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Studies - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(29 September 2010 / 30 September 2010)

*30   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE - Military Superannuation Benefits Board - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 26 of the Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991

(13 October 2010 / 13 October 2010)

*31   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE - Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Authority - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 16 of the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

(28 September 2010 / 28 September 2010)

*32   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS - Australian Industrial Relations Commission and Australian Industrial Registry - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 126 of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 and Regulation 5.02A of the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009

(29 September 2010 / 29 September 2010)

*33   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS - Fair Work Australia - Annual report 2009-2010 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(29 September 2010 / 29 September 201 0)

*34   DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Commonwealth Grants Commission - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(29 September 2010 / 29 September 2010)

*35   DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - Centrelink - Annual report 2009-10 - - Correction - Subsection 40(1) of the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997

(20 October 2010 / 21 October 2010)

*36   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE - Frontline Defence Services - Army and Air Force Canteen Service - Annual report 2009-10 - Army and Air Force Canteen Service Regulation 23E

(19 October 2010 / 19 October 2010)

*37   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 60(6) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

(22 September 2010 / 23 September 2010)

*38   DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY - Tax Practitioners Board - Annual report 2009-10 - Sections 60-130 of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009

(13 October 2010 / 13 October 2010)

*39   DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Australian Maritime Safety Authority - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(8 October 2010 / 11 October 2010)

*40   DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator - Increasing Australia’s renewable electricity generation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(24 September 2010 / 28 September 2010)

*41   DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Bureau of Statistics - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 24(1) of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

(23 September 2010 / 23 September 2010)

*42   ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Australian Federal Police - Controlled operations - Annual report 2009-10 - Part IAB of the Crimes Act 1994

(5 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

*43   DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Australian Bureau of Statistics - Australian Statistics Advisory Council - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 24(2) of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

(30 September 2010 / 30 S eptember 2010)

*45   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS - Seacare - Annual report 2009-10 - Subsection 114(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and subsection 125A(1) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992

(22 September 2010 / 23 September 2010)

*46   DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE - Export Finance and Insurance Corporation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(7 October 2010 / 8 October 2010)

*47   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS - Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and Comcare - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

( 22 September 2010 / 22 September 2010)

*48   DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - National Museum of Australia - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 and Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(6 October 2010 / 6 October 201 0)

*49   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 108 of the Industrials Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

(29 September 2010 / 30 September 2010)

*50   DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Australian War Memorial - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(21 September 2010 / 28 September 2010)

*51   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority - Annual report 2009-10 - Subsection 28(1) of the Australian Organ Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008

(7 October 2010 / 8 October 2010)

*52   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY - Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(30 September 2010 / 1 October 2010)

 

*53  DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(24 September 2010 / 24 September 2010)

^  List prepared by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

#  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 30 September 2010.

Ñ  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Monday, 18 October 2010.

¥  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, 19 October 2010.

§  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, 20 October 2010.

€  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 21 October 2010.

~  Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Monday, 25 October 2010.

* Not available prior to tabling.

Note: As recommended by the Senate Standing Committee on Finan ce and Public Administration, the dates listed in brackets at the end of certain annual reports indicate the date on which the report was submitted to the minister and the date the report was received by the minister, respectively.



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