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Senate Order of Business No. 6, Wednesday



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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)

2010/6

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

AT 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order

(A list of documents is attached. Consideration at item 20)

  1. Government business

Notices of motion -

No. 1 - Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations (Senator Evans) - Introduction o f the Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

No.  2 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Approval of the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Determination 2010 (No. 2)

No. 3 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Approval of the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net - Midwives) Amendment Determination 2010

Orders of the day -

No. 1-Afghanistan: No safe haven - Ministerial statement - Resumpt ion 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 12.45 pm

  1. Matters of public interest discussion

 

At 2 pm

  1. Government business continued ( see item 3 )

At 3 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Selection of Bills Committee

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator McEwen) to present report no. 12 of 2010 and move for its adoption

  1. Placing of business

  • Postponement notifications
  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) (notice of motion altered on 26 October 2010, pursuant to standing order 77)

No.  2 - Senator Heffernan - Reference to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee (management of the Murray-Darling Basin)

Government business - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Rel ations (Senator Evans) - Introduction of the Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

No. 2 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Approval of the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Determination 2010 (No. 2)

No. 3 - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) - Approval of the Health Insurance (Extended Medicare Safety Net - Midwives) Amendment Determination 2010

General business - notices of motion -

No. 63 - Senators Siewert and Xenophon - Effective labelling standards - Genetically modified additives

No.  70 - Senator Crossin - Authorising the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate today

No. 71 - Chair of the Economics Legislation Committee (Senator Hurley) - Authorising the committee to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 28 October 2010

  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. Tabling and consideration of committee reports - pursuant to standing order 62(4)

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement relating to better superannuation for Australia (made in the House of Representatives on 26 October 2010)

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President

Standing Committee on Appropriations and Staffing - Annual report for 200 9-10

  1. By ministers
  2. 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 (items 15 and 16): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

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

Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010

Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010

Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

(these bills are not subject to the bills 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 Committee (impacts of rural wind farms) (notice of motion altered on 26 October 2010, pursuant to standing order 77)

No.  2 - Senator Heffernan - Reference to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee (management of the Murray-Darling Basin)

Business of the Senate - orders of the day -

No. 1-Procedure Committee - Third report of 2010 - Question time - temporary order; Correction of divisions after misadventure; Procedure for consideration of private senators’ bills 2

No. 3-Environment and Communications References Committee - Rep ort - Green Loans Program

Government business continued (see item 3)

At 6.50 pm

  1. Consideration of government documents tabled today ( listed on page 5 , below )

Time limit: 30 minutes

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

  1. Adjournment - not later than 8 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Hutchins, Fisher, Ludlam, Kroger, Trood, Hurley and Pratt

 

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COMMITTEE AUTHORISED TO MEET DURING THE SITTING OF THE SENATE TODAY

  • Environment and Communications Legislation Committee - from 4 pm

 

SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENT S

Wednesd ay, 27 October 2010 ^

*1  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS - Aboriginal Hostels Limited - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 36 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(6 October 2010 / 7 October 2010)

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

(11 October 2010 / 11 October 2010)

*3   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(13 October 2010 / 13 October 2010)

*4   Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research - Annual report 2009-10 - Sections 63(2) and 70(2) of the Public Service Act 1999

(6 October 2010 / 7 October 2010)

*5   DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Office of the Privacy Commissioner - Operation of the Privacy Act - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 97 of the Privacy Act 1988

(23 September 2010 / 21 October 2010)

* DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(22 October 2010 / 22 October 2010)

*7   DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Financial Reporting Panel (FRP) - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 239AM of the Australian Securities and Investment Act 2001

(15 October 2010 / 15 October 20 10)

*8   DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 214 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

(18 October 2010 / 18 October 2010)

*9   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY - Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(15 October 2010 / 15 October 2010)

*10   ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT - Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity - Annual report of the Integrity Commissioner 2009-10 - Section 201 of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

(18 October 2010 / 18 October 2010)

*11   DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES, ENERGY AND TOURISM - Tourism Australia - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 39 of the Tourism Australia Act 2004 and section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(14 October 2010 / 14 October 2010)

*12   DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS - Veterans’ Review Board - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 215(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

(18 October 2010 / 19 October 2010)

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

( 13 October 2010 / 14 October 2010)

*14   Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 19(1) of the Governor-General Act 1974

(14 October 2009 / 18 October 2009)

*15   Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Volume 1 - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Annual report 2009-10; Volume 2 - Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(14 September 2010 / 14 September 2010)

*16   DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999

(12 October 2010 / 12 October 2010)

*17   Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research - Australian Institute of Marine Science - Annual Report 2009-10 - Section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 and the Finance Minister’s orders under that Act

(14 September 2010 / 14 September 2010)

*18   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - National Blood Authority - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 44 of the National Blood Authority Act 2003

(15 October 2010 / 18 October 2010)

*19   DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Bureau of Meteorology - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999

(28 September 2010 / 28 September 2010)

* 20  DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - National Water Commission - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 45(1) of the National Water Commission Act 2004

(12 October 2010 / 12 October 2010)

*21   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency - Quarterly report of the Chief Executive Officer - For the period 1 April to 30 June 2010 - Section 60(6) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

(22 September 2010 / 30 September 2010)

*22   DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - Australian Transport Safety Bureau - Annual Report 2009-10

(19 October 2010 / 19 October 2010)

*23   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 136 of the Gene Technology Act 2000

(16 September 2010 / 21 September 2010)

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

(1 October 2010 / 5 October 2010)

*25   DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT - National Transport Commission - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 18 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 and section 9 and Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

(6 October 2010 / 15 October 2010)

*26   DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Wet Tropics Management Authority - Annual report 2009-10 - Sections 10(1) and 10(2) of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area Conservation Act 1994

(13 October 2010 / 13 October 2010)

*27   DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES - Sydney Harbour Federation Trust - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 70 of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001

(24 September 20 10 / 24 September 2010)

*28   DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE - Director General of the Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office - Annual report 2009-10 - Section 51 of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 , section 96 of the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994 and section 71 of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998

(22 October 2010 / 22 October 2010)

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

* Not available prior to tabling.

Note: As recommended by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance 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



2   Business of the Senate orders of the day nos 1 and 2 - one report to be tabled