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Order of Business 27/11/2019



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Senate Order of Business

No. 30 : Wednesday, 27 November 2019

At 9.30 am

1             Prayers and acknowledgement of country

2            Documents to be presented —pursuant to SO 61

(Consideration at item 13)

3            Tabling of documents by Clerk

4            Committees —proposed meetings to be authorised

Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System—28 November 2019

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—28 November 2019

Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories—28 November and 5 December 2019

5            Government business orders of the day

1      Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

2      Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Air Pollution) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

3      Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2019

VET Student Loans (VSL Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019

Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

At 12.45 pm

6            Senators’ statements

At 2 pm

7            Questions

8            Motions to take note of answers

9            Notices of motion

10         Placing of business

Senator Urquhart , by leave, to move a motion of leave of absence for a senator

Postponements to be authorised

Committees—extensions of time to be authorised

Economics References Committee—Regional inequality—from 5 December 2019 to 25 June 2020

11          Formal motions

Business of the Senate

1          Senator Rice —Reference to Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people and their families)

2          Senator Patrick —Reference to Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Tasi Mane project)

Government business

1          Minister for Families and Social Services ( Senator Ruston ) Consideration of disallowance motions

2-6      Assistant Minister for Finance, Charities and Electoral Matters ( Senator Seselja )—References to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works—

Fit-Out of Leased Premises for the Australian Taxation Office at 152 Wharf Street, Brisbane

Australian Securities and Investments Commission - Proposed Fit-Out of Leased Premises, 100 Market Street Sydney

Armoured Fighting Vehicles Facilities Program Stage 1

LAND 121 Stage 5B Facilities Project

Reserve Bank of Australia - Head Office Workplace Project

General business

84       Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Fierravanti-Wells )—Proposed amendment to standing order 23

269     Senator Bilyk —Order for production of documents and explanation by minister—Government response to Charity fundraising report (altered 26 November 2019 - SO 77)

270     Senators Marielle Smith and Ciccone —Perinatal anxiety and depression

271      Senator Dean Smith —Grandparent of the year awards

272      Senator Gallagher —Australian Public Service

273      Senators Watt and others —Visa processing jobs in Queensland

274     Senator Farrell —Introduction of Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Transparency Measures—Real Time Disclosure) Bill 2019

275      Senator Farrell —Introduction of Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Transparency Measures—Lowering the Disclosure Threshold) Bill 2019

276     Senator Rice —Order for production of documents—Consultation on religious discrimination bill (altered 25 November 2019 - SO 77)

277      Senator Faruqi —Islamophobia in Australia

278     Senators Griff and McKim —Mr Boochani (altered 25 November 2019 - SO 77)

279     Senator Griff —Holocaust education

280     Senator Whish-Wilson —Bushfires—insurance claims

281      Senator Siewert —Automated debt recovery

282     Senator McAllister —Paid domestic violence leave

283     Senator Hanson-Young —Great Australian Bight

284     Senator Siewert —Order for production of documents—Advice on Income Compliance Program

285     Leader of the Australian Greens ( Senator Di Natale )— Charter of rights

286     Senator Waters and others —Stillbirth research and education

287     Senator Waters —Gender equality in the workplace

288     Senator Hughes and others —Establishment of a select committee on Autism (altered 26 November 2019 - SO 77)

289     Senator Faruqi —Asbestos

290     Senator O’Neill and others —Order for production of documents—Legal advice—Online Compliance Programme

291      Senator Wong and others —Visa processing jobs in South Australia

292     Senators Siewert and Di Natale —Transvaginal mesh implants report—Implementation of recommendation

293     Senator Watt —Aged home care packages

294     Senator McGrath —Paradise Damn, Queensland

12         Proposed MPI or urgency motion

[Time limit: 60 minutes]

13         Consideration of documents

Documents tabled today and on 26 November 2019, see page 5

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

14         Committee reports and government responses

Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Additional information ( Senator Askew )—

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019 [Provisions]

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019 [Provisions]

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—The feasibility of a National Horse Traceability Register for all horses ( Opposition Whip )

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—Scrutiny digest 9 of 2019 ( Senator Polley )

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—Delegated legislation monitor 9 of 2019 ( Senator Fierravanti-Wells )

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—Human rights scrutiny report 6 of 2019 ( Senator Henderson )

Government response presented out of sitting, see page 5

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

15         Delegation report

Senator McGrath to present report of parliamentary delegation to Belgium and Greece

16         Ministerial statements

17         Committee membership

18         Messages

Bills for concurrence—

Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2019

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2019

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) Bill 2019

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) Bill 2019

19         Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1          Senator Rice —Reference to Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people and their families)

2          Senator Patrick —Reference to Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Tasi Mane project)

Government business continued (see item 5)

At 7.20 pm



Government business (pursuant to order of 26 November 2019, see page 37 of the Notice Paper )

1      Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

20        Adjournment

 

Richard Pye

Clerk of the Senate

Documents tabled today

For debate at item 13

Auditor-General’s reports for 2019-20

1      No. 14—Commonwealth Resource Management Framework and the Clear Read Principle: Across entities .

Government documents

2      Aged Care Act 1997—Report for 2018-19 on the operation of the Act.

3      Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency—Review of role and functions, dated April 2019.

4     Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp)—Report for 2018-19.

5      Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997 —Report for 2018-19 in relation to compliance with the statutory funding agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia and Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp).

6     Central Land Council—Report for 2018-19.

7      Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)—Report for 2018-19.

8     Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)—Report for 2018-19.

9     Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)—Report for 2018-19.

10    Independent National Security Legislation Monitor—Report no. 7—Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of terrorism-related citizenship loss provisions contained in the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 —Replacement pages.

11     Migration Act 1958 —Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—

Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Reports 41 to 44 of 2019.

Government responses to Ombudsman’s reports 41 to 44.

12    Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (AgriFutures Australia)—Report for 2018-19.

13    Wine Australia—Report for 2018-19.

Responses to Senate resolutions

14    Grandparent carers—Resolution of 18 September 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the New South Wales Minister for Families and Communities (Mr Ward), dated 5 November 2019.

15    Quad bike safety—Resolution of 12 September 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Housing (Mr Sukkar), dated 22 November 2019.

Documents tabled on Tuesday, 26 November

For debate at item 13

Government documents

16    Australian Public Service Commission—State of the service—Report for 2018-19.

17    Innovation and Science Australia—Report for 2018-19.

18    Surveillance Devices Act 2004 —Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report to the Minister for Home Affairs on agencies’ compliance for the period 1 January to 30 June 2019.

19    Tiwi Land Council—Report for 2018-19.

Government response presented out of sitting

For debate at item 14

20   Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Report—Performance of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, and in particular its report on the June 2017 crash of a flight conducted on behalf of Angel Flight Australia—Government response, dated November 2019. [ Received 19 November 2019 ]