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Senate Order of Business No. 7, Thursday



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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 and 

proceedings to be broadcast on radio 

from 5 pm)

2010/7

Thursday, 28 October 2010

AT 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

  • Manager of Government Business (Senator Ludwig) to move a motion relating to the government business to be considered at 12.45 pm
  • Manager of Government Business (Senator Ludwig) to move a motion relating to the order of general business for today
  • Postponement notifications
  1. Discovery of formal business 1

Business of the Senate - notices of motion -

No. 1 - Senator Heffernan - Reference to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Comm ittee (management of the Murray-Darling Basin) (notice of motion altered on 27 October 2010, pursuant to standing order 77)

No.  2 - Senators Xenophon and Bushby - Reference to the Economics References Committee (competition within the Australian banking sector)

Government business - notice of motion -

No.  1 - Parliamentary Secretary for Defence (Senator Feeney) - Approval of works within the Parliamentary Zone (construction of a new access road to the National Archives of Australia, and outdoor exhibits at Questacon)

 

General business - notices of motion -

No. 67 - Senator Hanson-Young - Introduction of the Migration Amendment (Detention of Minors) Bill 2010

No. 72 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Coal seam gas projects

No.  75 - Senator Fifield - Reference of bills to the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform (Poker Machine Harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010] and Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2010)

No. 77 - Senator Nash - Introduction of the Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010

No. 78 - Senator Siewert - National apology for victims of forced adoption policies

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

  • Government Whip (Senator McEwen), on behalf of the Standing Committee on Publications, to present the committee’s 1 st report and move for its adoption
  • Chairman of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Stephens) to present a volume of ministerial co rrespondence relating to the scrutiny of delegated legislation for the period November 2009 to June 2010
  • Government Whip (Senator McEwen) to present additional information received by legislation committees relating to estimates hearings:
    • Community Affairs -2010-11 budget and supplementary budget estimates
    • Economics - 2010-11 budget estimates
    • Education, Employment and Workplace Relations - 2010-11 budget and supplementary budget estimates
    • Environment, Communications and the Arts - 2009-10 additional estimates, and 2010-11 budget and supplementary budget estimates
    • Finance and Public Administration - 2009-10 additional estimates, and 2010-11 budget and supplementary budget estimates

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes

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

Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 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 - Senator Heffernan - Reference to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee (management of the Murray-Darling Basin) (notice of motion altered on 27 October 2010, pursuant to standing order 77)

No.  2 - Senators Xenophon and Bushby - Reference to the Economics References Committee (competition within the Australian banking sector)

Business of the Senate - order of the day -

No. 1-Procedure Committee - Third report of 2010 - Consideration

Government business - notice of motion -

No.  1 - Parliamentary Secretary for Defence (Senator Feeney) - Approval of works within the Parliamentary Zone (construction of a new access road to the National Archives of Australia, and outdoor exhibits at Questacon)

Government business - 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

At 12.45 pm

It is proposed to consider the following government business orders of the day -

No.  3-Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

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

- Resumption of second reading debate

No.  4-Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 5-Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 6-Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 7-Carer Recognition Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 8-Tradex Scheme Amendment Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 9 -Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

  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 for Finance and Deregulation (Senator Wong) to tab le a statement relating to the Office of Best Practice Regulation

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President

Reports of the Auditor-General:

    • No.  13 of 2010-11 - Performance audit - Implementation and administration of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority s safety ma nagement system approach for aircraft operators
    • No.  14 of 2010-11 - Performance audit - Capitalisation of software: Australian Bureau of Statistics; C ivil Aviation Safety Authority; IP Australia
  1. By ministers
  1. By senators tabling reports from committees

Chai r of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator McEwen), by leave, to present report no. 13 of 2010 and move for its adoption

  1. 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 11 and 12): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

Not later than 4.30 pm

  1. General business-order of the day

No. 15-Re storing Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

Not later than 6 pm

  1. General business - consideration of government documents (refer to today s Notice Paper , page 10 )

Time limit: 1 hour 

Total time limit for items 14 and 15: 2 hours 30 minutes

Not later than 7 pm

  1. Consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports (refer to today s Notice Paper , page 6 )

Time limit: 1 hour

  1. Adjournment proposed - 8 pm, or when conside ration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General s reports concludes, whichever is earlier

  1. Adjournment - not later than 8.40 pm

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Bishop, Pratt, Barnett, Hurley, McGauran, Trood, Forshaw, Crossin and Boyce

 

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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