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Order of Business 25/11/2019



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Senate Order of Business

No. 28 : Monday, 25 November 2019

At 10 am

1             Prayers and acknowledgement of country

2            Swearing in of senator

Senator Molan representing New South Wales to be sworn in

3            Temporary chair of committees

President to table a warrant nominating Senator Polley as an additional temporary chair of committees

4            Documents to be presented —pursuant to SO 61

(Consideration at item 17)

5            Tabling of documents by Clerk

6            Committees —proposed meetings to be authorised

7            Private senators’ bills

Manager of Government Business ( Senator Ruston ) to move a motion relating to private senators bills for consideration today

7      Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Unsolicited Communications) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

At 12.20 pm

8            Government business orders of the day

1      Customs Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019

Customs Tariff Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019 —second reading debate

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

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

4      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 2 pm

9            Questions

10         Motions to take note of answers

11          Petitions

12         Notices of motion

13         Condolence motion—Death of former minister

President to inform the Senate of the death of the Honourable Benjamin Humphreys AM, former minister and member of the House of Representatives for the division of Griffith, Queensland

Leader of the Government in the Senate ( Senator Cormann ), by leave, to move a motion of condolence

14         Placing of business

Postponements to be authorised

Senator Kitching —General business notice no. 72 to 2 December 2019

Senators Sheldon and Gallacher —General business notice no. 249 to 3 December 2019

Committees—extensions of time to be authorised

Environment and Communications References Committee—Australia’s faunal extinction crisis—from 26 March 2020 to 7 September 2020

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) Bill 2019—from 5 December 2019 to 26 March 2020

15         Formal motions

Business of the Senate

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

General business

226     Senator Waters —Violence against women

260     Senator Roberts —Scientific data

262     Senator Siewert —Newstart and youth allowance

264     Senator Watt and others —Bushfires (altered 13 November 2019 - SO 77)

265     Senator Brown —Australia's visa system

266     Senator Waters —Inquiry into Australia’s Family Law System (altered 14 November 2019 - SO 77)

267     Leader of the Australian Greens ( Senator Di Natale )—Order for production of documents—Minister representing the Minister for the Environment—Australia’s Emissions Projections

268     Senator Siewert —Rate of Newstart payments

Deferred vote

Vote to be taken on the motion moved by Senator Patrick—general business notice of motion no. 263-export policy

16         Matter of public importance— Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong)—

Preventing and eliminating violence against women, which continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as to the fulfilment of women and girls' human rights.

[Time limit: 60 minutes]

17         Consideration of documents

Documents tabled today, see page 5

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

18         Ministerial statements

19         Committee membership

20        Messages

21         Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notice of motion

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

Government business continued (see item 8)



 

 

 

The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 6.30 pm till 7.30 pm

 

 

 

22        Business continued (see item 21 above)

23        Adjournment proposed —9.50 pm

24        Adjournment —not later than 10.30 pm

 

Richard Pye

Clerk of the Senate





 

Documents

For debate at item 17

Auditor-General’s report for 2019-20

1      No. 13—Performance audit—Implementation of the My Health Record system: Australian Digital Health Agency; Department of Health.

Documents in response to an order for the production of documents

2      Water allocation agreements—Order of 14 November 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann), dated 21 November 2019, responding to the order, and attachments. [ Received 21 November 2019 ]

Government documents

3      Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)—Report for 2018-19. [ Received 19 November 2019 ]

4     Surveillance Devices Act 2004 —Report for 2018-19 on the operation of the Act.

Reports and government responses

For debate on Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Government responses to committee reports

5      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 ]

Not available for debate

Committee reports presented out of sitting

References initiated by the Selection of Bills Committee

6     Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2019 [Provisions], VET Student Loans (VSL Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019 [Provisions] and Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated November 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [ Received 22 November 2019 ]

7      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Customs Amendment (Product Specific Rule Modernisation) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated November 2019, and submissions. [ Received 20 November 2019 ]