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Senate Order of Business No. 71, 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

 

 

2016-17/71

THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2017

At 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees proposed meetings to be authorised

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee to meet today

Select Committee into Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates to meet on 27 November 2017

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to meet on 27 November 2017

  1. Consideration of private senators’ bills

71—Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017—second reading debate only

[Time limit: 2 hours and 20 minutes]

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Reference of bills

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator Bushby) to present report no. 13 of 2017 for adoption

  1. Placing of business

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the government business to be considered at 12.45 pm

Postponements to be authorised

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

Community Affairs References Committee—

Affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs—extended from 27 November to 15 December 2017

Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia—extended from 5 December 2017 to 7 March 2018 

Transvaginal mesh implants—extended from 30 November 2017 to 14 February 2018

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—regulation of remotely piloted and unmanned aircraft systems—extended from 6 December 2017 to 28 March 2018

  1. Formal motions

Business of the Senate

1—Chair of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee (Senator Sterle) and Deputy Chair (Senator O’Sullivan)—Reference (air route service delivery)

Government business

1—Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—Estimates hearings—Variation

2—Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—First speech—Senator Patrick ( altered 15 November 2017 pursuant to SO 77 )

General business

576—Senator Bernardi—Government and ministerial standards

577—Senator Bernardi—Victims of Communism

578—Senators Fierravanti-Wells, Moore and Rice—World Toilet Day

579—Senator Patrick—Order for production of documents—Murray-Darling Basin Plan

580—Senator Cameron—2017-18 supplementary Budget estimates ( altered 15 November 2017 pursuant to SO 77 )

581—Senator Bernardi—Medicare funding for termination of pregnancy on gender grounds

582—Senator Bernardi—GetUp!

583—Senator Bernardi—‘Crossroads’program

584—Senator Bernardi—White Ribbon Ambassadors

585—Senator Whish-Wilson—Order for production of documents—Royal Australian Navy and Saudi Arabian joint training exercise

586—Senator Rhiannon—Employment guarantees for cleaners

  1. Committee memberships

  1. Messages

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1—Chair of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee (Senator Sterle) and Deputy Chair (Senator O’Sullivan)—Reference (air route service delivery)

 

Business of the Senate order of the day

1—Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017 ( pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report )

Government business orders of the day

1— Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Superannuation Laws Amendment (Strengthening Trustee Arrangements) Bill 2017 —second reading debate

2— Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017 —second reading debate

Not later than 12.45 pm

3— Defence Legislation Amendment (Instrument Making) Bill 2017 —second reading debate

4— Statute Update (Smaller Government) Bill 2017 —second reading debate

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present additional estimates information

Standing Committee on Publications—11th report (Chair, Senator Reynolds)

 

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

Not later than 4.30 pm

  1. General business debate

71—Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017—second reading debate only

Not later than 6 pm

  1. General business— consideration of documents (refer to today s Notice Paper )

[Time limit: 1 hour  

Total time limit for items 

16 and 17: 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 )

[Time limit: 1 hour]

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

  1. Adjournment— not later than 8.40 pm

 

 

 

Richard Pye

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster—Senators Sterle, Leyonhjelm, Kitching, O’Sullivan, Ketter, Bernardi, Gallacher, Fawcett and Whish-Wilson