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General Business

 

Notices of Motion

Notice given 4 December 2013

      44   Senator Carr : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   condemns:

              (i)   the failure of the Government to provide answers on immigration policy and implementation, especially on serious incidents, to the Senate and the Australian people,

             (ii)   the Government’s complete lack of transparency, and its reversion to secrecy in its conduct of the business of government, especially as it relates to immigration policy, and

            (iii)   the Government for misleading the electorate on its immigration policies such as the Indonesian fishing boat buyback policy, bounties, wardens and turning boats back (where it is safe to do so); and

   (b)   calls on the Government to:

              (i)   abandon unwarranted secrecy, and

             (ii)   acknowledge the success of the Papua New Guinea Regional Resettlement arrangement in reducing boat arrivals and putting people smugglers out of business.

Notice given 24 March 2014

    197   Leader of the Australian Greens ( Senator Milne ): To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   over the past year, Israeli settlements in the West Bank have significantly increased,

             (ii)   it is unlawful under the Fourth Geneva Convention for an occupying power to transfer parts of its own population into the territory it occupies, and

            (iii)   world leaders, including the British Prime Minister, Mr Cameron, have called for a halt in settlement activity by Israel; and

   (b)   calls on:

              (i)   the Israeli Government to cease expansion of settlements in the West Bank, and

             (ii)   the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Bishop, to publicly acknowledge that all settlements are illegal and in breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

Notice given 17 June 2014

    276   Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) and Senator Xenophon: To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   the use of the term ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’ is an internationally accepted term in use by the United Nations (UN),

             (ii)   the International Court of Justice and the UN General Assembly have deemed East Jerusalem part of the West Bank and an occupied territory,

            (iii)   Australia has historically supported UN Security Council and General Assembly resolutions regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict and the status of Jerusalem,

            (iv)   the voting patterns of Australia in relation to the Israel-Palestine conflict have shifted dramatically under the Abbott Government, and

             (v)   these shifts in the position of the Australian Government have caused diplomatic tensions with a number of countries, including the threat of potential sanctions; and

   (b)   calls on the Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ms Bishop) to publicly acknowledge that:

              (i)   the Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal and in breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention; and

             (ii)   East Jerusalem is an occupied territory.

    281   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   recognises that over 500 000 Iraqis have been displaced in the past week due to the ongoing deadly conflict in their country;

   (b)   recognises that this is a humanitarian crisis that will have flow on effects in our region; and

   (c)   calls on the Government to issue a moratorium on the return of any asylum seekers back to Iraq and offer a reprieve to those detained in immigration detention on Manus Island, Nauru and Christmas Island to allow them to apply for protection in Australia.

Notice given 18 June 2014

    285   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   recognises that:

              (i)   over 500 000 Iraqis have been displaced in the past week due to the ongoing deadly conflict in their country, and

             (ii)   this is a humanitarian crisis that will have flow-on effects in our region;

   (b)   notes that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has called on countries around the world, including Australia, to assist with this humanitarian crisis; and

   (c)   calls on the Government to issue a moratorium on the return of any asylum seekers back to Iraq and offer a reprieve to those detained in immigration dentition on Manus Island, Nauru and Christmas Island to allow them to apply for protection in Australia.

Notice given 23 June 2014

    292   Senator Ludlam : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   applauds the action taken by the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the International Court of Justice under Article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty against the United States, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, for their failure to fulfil their obligations with respect to nuclear disarmament;

   (b)   notes that:

              (i)   in taking this action, the Republic of the Marshall Islands is in effect acting on behalf of all the world’s peoples in upholding international law, and

             (ii)   the effects of the use of even a small percentage of the 17 000 nuclear weapons currently operational would be catastrophic for society and the global climate, and could bring about the deaths of up to 2 billion people from nuclear winter-induced famine; and

   (c)   urges the Australian Government to join with the Marshall Islands legal action.

Notice given 26 June 2014

    313   Senator Whish-Wilson : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes the Government of Brunei Darussalam’s recently adopted penal code, which threatens the human rights of minority groups, including women, religious minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals; and

   (b)   calls on the Government to insist that Brunei address these human rights violations as a condition of it participating any further in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations.

Notice given 7 July 2014

    318   Senator Whish-Wilson : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes the Japanese Government’s determination to continue its lethal scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean in the name of research;

   (b)   calls on the Prime Minister (Mr Abbott) to:

              (i)   raise concerns with the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr Abe, that Japan is moving to apply to reinstate a lethal scientific whaling program in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, and

             (ii)   personally invite the Japanese to cooperate with Australian scientists on Australia’s non-lethal scientific whaling program; and

   (c)   calls on the Government to publicly condemn the consumption of whale meat.

Notice given 9 July 2014

    335   Senator Moore : To move—That the Senate notes the Abbott Government’s cuts to higher education and their impact on regional students, families and universities.

    336   Senator Moore : To move—That the Senate notes the Abbott Government’s decision to abolish important protections by regulation and leave consumers vulnerable to dodgy financial advice.

Notice given 14 July 2014

    344   Senator Madigan : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   the campaign to eliminate the spiritual practice of Falun Gong practitioners began on 20 July 1999, and 20 July 2014 marks the 15th year of persecution,

             (ii)   in violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment the persecution of Falun Gong in China continues,

            (iii)   in the first half of 2014, there have been 49 verified deaths of Falun Gong practitioners as a result of persecution, and

            (iv)   there are continuing reports that organ transplants are taking place in China without the free and informed consent of the donor, and remain a cause for grave concern; and

   (b)   calls on the Government to oppose internationally the persecution and organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners.

Notice given 16 July 2014

    356   Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate ( Senator Lazarus ): To move—

   (1)   That a select committee, to be known as the Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs, be established to inquire into and report on:

             (a)   the amount of Commonwealth funds allocated or paid to the State of Queensland since 26 March 2012, with particular reference to:

                            (i)    the purposes for which the funds were appropriated by the Parliament,

                           (ii)    performance measures in relation to Commonwealth funds paid to the State of Queensland,

                          (iii)    identified breaches of funding agreements or conditions,

                         (iv)    the proportion of the Queensland State budget derived from Commonwealth funds,

                          (v)    whether any Commonwealth funds have been used by the State of Queensland for state government advertising or party political purposes,

                         (vi)    the administration of the Queensland courts and judicial system insofar as it relates to cross vesting arrangements, with particular reference to judicial independence and separation of powers,

                        (vii)    approval process for development of projects for the export of resources or services insofar as they are administered by the Commonwealth or under a bilateral agreement with the Commonwealth;

             (b)   the extent to which Queensland State Government policies and practices are consistent with Australia’s obligations under international human rights instruments, with particular reference to:

                            (i)    the administration of prisons, and

                           (ii)    detention without trial;

             (c)   any related matters; and

             (d)   any other matter the committee considers relevant.

   (2)   That the committee presents its final report on or before 31 March 2015.

   (3)   That the committee consist of 5 senators, 1 to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, 2 to be nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, 1 to be nominated by the Leader of the Australian Greens, and 1 to be nominated by the Leader of the Palmer United Party.

   (4)   That:

             (a)   on the nominations of the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and minority groups and independent senators, participating members may be appointed to the committee;

             (b)   participating members may participate in hearings of evidence and deliberations of the committee, and have all the rights of members of the committee, but may not vote on any questions before the committee; and

             (c)   a participating member shall be taken to be a member of the committee for the purpose of forming a quorum of the committee if a majority of members of the committee is not present.

   (5)   That the committee may proceed to the dispatch of business notwithstanding that all members have not been duly nominated and appointed and notwithstanding any vacancy.

   (6)   That the committee elect as chair a member nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and, as deputy chair, a member elected by the committee.

   (7)   That the deputy chair shall act as chair when the chair is absent from a meeting of the committee or the position of chair is temporarily vacant.

   (8)   That, in the event of an equality of voting, the chair, or the deputy chair when acting as chair, have a casting vote.

   (9)   That the quorum of the committee be 3 members.

(10)   That the committee and any subcommittee have power to send for and examine any person and any document, to move from place to place (including, but not limited to, major metropolitan and regional centres in Queensland and the committee shall conduct public hearings in Nambour, Ipswich, Mackay, Rockhampton, Kingaroy, Mt Isa, Bundaberg, Toowoomba, Townsville and Cairns) to sit in public or in private, notwithstanding any prorogation of the Parliament or dissolution of the House of Representative.

(11)   That the committee shall report from time to time its proceedings and the evidence taken and such interim recommendations as it may deem fit.

(12)   That the committee has power to appoint subcommittees consisting of 2 or more of its members, and to refer to any such subcommittee any of the matters which the committee is empowered to consider.

(13)   That the committee be provided with all necessary staff, facilities and resources and be empowered to appoint persons with specialist knowledge for the purposes of the committee with the approval of the President.

(14)   That the committee be empowered to print from day to day such papers and evidence as may be ordered by it, and a daily Hansard be published of such proceedings as take place in public.

Notice of motion altered on 27 August 2014 pursuant to standing order 77.

Notice given 26 August 2014

    383   Senator Lambie : To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to continue the Nation Building Program Roads to Recovery Program, and for related purposes. Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment (Continuing Roads to Recovery) Bill 2014 .

    386   Senator Siewert : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   it is Hearing Awareness Week from 24 August to 30 August 2014,

             (ii)   the theme for this year is ‘How Loud is Too Loud’,

            (iii)   approximately 3.5 million Australians suffer from hearing loss or impairment, and

            (iv)   exposure to noise is a known cause of one-third of the cases of hearing loss;

   (b)   acknowledges that:

              (i)   hearing loss disproportionately affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and

             (ii)   ear disease and hearing impairment in Aboriginal children in Australia is one of the biggest barriers to educational success for these children; and

   (c)   calls on the Federal Government to make Aboriginal ear disease a national priority and recognise it as a chronic disease in the Closing the Gap Strategy.

Notice given 27 August 2014

  *389   Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee ( Senator Macdonald ): To move—That the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee be authorised to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 28 August 2014, from 3.45 pm.

  *390   Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee ( Senator Wright ): To move—That the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee be authorised to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 28 August 2014, from 3.50 pm.

  *391   Senator Waters : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   the World Congress of Families is responsible for spreading:

                          ( a )    homophobic and sexist prejudices around the world, including in Russia, the United States, and countries in Eastern Europe and Africa, and

                          ( b )    harmful myths, including linking abortion with breast cancer and contraception with domestic violence,

             (ii)   the World Congress of Families is holding a conference in Melbourne on Saturday, 30 August 2014,

            (iii)   the Minister for Social Services (Mr Andrews) is planning to attend the conference and give an opening address, and has been awarded the 2014 Natural Family Man of the Year award by the World Congress of Families, and

            (iv)   other state and federal Members of Parliament are also planning to attend the conference;

   (b)   reaffirms the:

              (i)   fundamental Australian values of equality, tolerance and non-discrimination, and

             (ii)   value and dignity of all persons regardless of their gender, sexuality, or family status; and

   (c)   calls on Members of Parliament not to attend the World Congress of Families conference.

  *392   Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) and Senators Singh and Bushby: To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes:

              (i)   there are almost half a million Australians living with Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C, many undiagnosed,

             (ii)   the serious health risks associated with Hepatitis B and C, in particular the risk of developing serious liver disease, and

            (iii)   that 1 000 Australians die each year from advanced liver disease due to untreated Hepatitis B or C; and

   (b)   calls for prioritisation of effective diagnosis and best available treatment of Hepatitis B and C in our health services.

  *393   Senator Ludlam : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

              (i)   on 31 January 2014, the Minister for Communications announced an efficiency review of both national broadcasters, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), to be conducted by Mr Peter Lewis, and

              (i)   despite the potentially serious ramifications of the Lewis report for the ABC and SBS, the Government has to date failed to make the report available for public consideration; and

   (b)   orders that there be laid on the table, by the Minister representing the Minister for Communications, no later than 2 pm on Monday, 1 September 2014, a copy of Mr Lewis’s efficiency review of the ABC and SBS.

  *394   Senator Madigan : To move—That the Senate recognises that it is in Australia’s national interest to maintain liquid fuel refining capability.

  *395   Senator Rhiannon : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   notes:

              (i)   specialist women-only services play a crucial role in providing specialist services for victims of domestic and family violence,

             (ii)   services to victims of domestic and family violence and their children should be provided by specialist services and not general homelessness shelters,

            (iii)   women-only refuges in New South Wales such as the Muslim Women’s Support Centre and Immigrant Women’s Speakout offer unique culturally sensitive in-house and outreach services for ethnic women, and

            (iv)   more than 25 women-only refuges in New South Wales have had their funding cut by the New South Wales State Government; and

   (b)   calls on state and federal governments to ensure funding is retained for specialist women-only services to allow them to offer independent, high quality and culturally appropriate services.

  *396   Senator Hanson-Young : To move—That the Senate—

   (a)   acknowledges that 29 August 2014 is Wear it Purple Day, when we show our support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth;

   (b)   notes that Wear it Purple Day seeks to raise awareness about the issues faced by LGBTI youth and the need to eradicate bullying based on sex, sexuality and gender diversity; and

   (c)   recognises that every young person has the right to be respected and treated equally, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity.

 

Orders of the Day

         1  Transport—The Australian Government’s aviation safety regulation review—Ministerial statement

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Sterle —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludwig , in continuation, 2 December 2013 ).

         2  Administration—Abbott Government

Adjourned debate on the motion of Leader of the Opposition in the Senate ( Senator Wong )—That the Senate condemns the Coalition for its failure to honour its pre-election commitments to the Australian people ( Senator Faulkner , in continuation, 12 December 2013 ).

         3  Employment—Job losses

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate—

   (a)   condemns:

              (i)   the failure of the Government to:

                          ( a )    articulate a comprehensive innovation policy so that Australia has the high skill, high wage jobs of the future, and

                          ( b )    fight for Australian jobs,

             (ii)   the deliberate and hostile actions of the Government in bringing about the end of Australia’s automotive manufacturing sector threatening a further 50 000 jobs directly reliant and the 200 000 jobs that rely on it indirectly, and

            (iii)   the cowardice of the Government for blaming job losses on workers to distract from its own inaction and lack of any plan to deal with the crisis facing Australian manufacturing due to the strong dollar; and

   (b)   calls on the Government to immediately outline:

              (i)   its plans to support the 50 000 Australian workers who have lost their jobs since the election,

             (ii)   the industries in which it expects these workers to find new jobs, and

            (iii)   its plans to attract the billions in new investment, new jobs, new skills and new technologies to replace those lost in the automotive sector ( Senator Back , in continuation, 13 February 2014 ).

         4  Industry—Australian shipbuilding

Adjourned debate on the motion—That the Senate—

   (a)   recognises:

              (i)   the vital contribution of the Australian shipbuilding industry as an employer, a storehouse of advanced manufacturing capabilities and a strategic asset, and

             (ii)   the urgent need for the Government to bring forward project work to ensure continuity of industry development, growth and employment;

   (b)   is gravely concerned by:

              (i)   the scheduled end of project work in three Australian shipyards in 2015,

             (ii)   the severe consequences of the resulting project trough, including:

                          ( a )    the retrenchment of more than 3 000 skilled workers,

                          ( b )    the crippling of the shipbuilding supply chain, and

                          ( c )    the forced closure of research projects and facilities supporting shipbuilding and advanced manufacturing,

            (iii)   the heavy costs of rebuilding lost capabilities and retraining workers to meet future defence needs, and

            (iv)   the threat to national security posed by the erosion of local capability; and

   (c)   calls on the Government to immediately:

              (i)   identify suitable project work to be fast-tracked and make a public commitment to those projects with a revised timeframe for tendering and delivery,

             (ii)   recognise that this cannot wait for the Defence White Paper process to be concluded, and

            (iii)   incorporate the long-term opportunities for the Australian shipbuilding industry as a strategic priority in all future naval procurement plans ( Senator Edwards 6 March 2014 ).

         5  Senate—Western Australia—Election

Adjourned debate on the motion of Leader of the Australian Greens ( Senator Milne )—That the Senate notes the upcoming Western Australian by-election will have significant implications for the people and the environment of Australia in the face of the Abbott Government ( Senator Back , in continuation, 20 March 2014 ).

         6  Industry—Economic Review of South Australia and Victoria—Order for production of documents

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate take note of the  document ( Senator Back , in continuation, 6 May 2014 ).

         7  Administration—Commonwealth procurement policy

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Madigan —That the Senate calls on the Government to alter Commonwealth procurement policy in order to require all government departments to only use Australian made products where possible, and, in particular, paper products ( Senator McKenzie , in continuation, 27 March 2014 ).

         8  Teacher quality—Response from the Minister for Education (Mr Pyne) to a Senate resolution of 26 March 2014—Document

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Lines —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Macdonald , in continuation, 13 May 2014 ).

         9  Budget 2014-15

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludwig —That the Senate condemns the Abbott Government’s budget of twisted priorities and broken promises. ( Senator O’Sullivan , in continuation, 15 May 2014 ).

      10  Family and community services—Paid parental leave

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate—

   (a)   notes the division and dysfunction in the Coalition Government over the Prime Minister’s unaffordable and unfair Paid Parental Leave Scheme; and

   (b)   calls on the Government to release the details of the Prime Minister’s scheme, including its costs and modelling that quantifies productivity and distributional impacts ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, Senator Birmingham , in continuation, 19 June 2014 ).

      11  Budget 2014-15

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Polley —That the Senate notes the Government’s Budget is an affront to Australians’ sense of fairness ( 26 June 2014 ).

      12  Education—Higher education funding

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate condemns the Abbott Government’s vicious cuts to higher education and the devastating impact they will have on regional students, families and universities. ( Senator Lundy , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

 

Orders of the Day relating to Government Documents

         1  Australian Human Rights Commission—Audit report—Review into the treatment of women at the Australian Defence Force Academy

Adjourned debate on the motion—That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Moore , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

         2  Productivity Commission—Report No. 63—Safeguards inquiry into the import of processed tomato products

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

         3  Productivity Commission—Report No. 64—Safeguards inquiry into the import of processed fruit products

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McKenzie —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

         4  Climate Change Authority—Report for 2012-13

Adjourned debate on the motion—That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

         5  Productivity Commission—Report No. 68—Safeguards inquiry into the import of processed tomato products

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Bushby —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

         6  Wet Tropics Management Authority—Report for 2012-13, including State of the Wet Tropics report

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Macdonald —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ruston , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

         7  Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)—Report for 2012-13

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Macdonald —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ruston , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

         8  Workplace Gender Equality Agency (formerly Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency)—Report for 2012-13

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Moore —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

         9  Paid Parental Leave Act 2010 —Paid Parental Leave Scheme—Review report by the Department of Social Services

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

      10  Independent National Security Legislation Monitor—Report for the period 1 July 2013 to 28 March 2014

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

      11  Defence Abuse Response Taskforce—Sixth interim report to the Attorney-General and Minister for Defence

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator McEwen —That the Senate take note of the document ( 10 July 2014 ).

      12  Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Interim report—Volumes 1 and 2

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Brown —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Moore , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

      13  Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 —Report for 2013 pursuant to section 34A of the Act

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cameron , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      14  Productivity Commission—Report No. 70—Australia’s automotive manufacturing industry

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Carr —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cameron , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      15  Australian Research Council—Strategic plan 2014-15 to 2016-17

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cameron , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      16  Moorebank Intermodal Company—Statement of corporate intent 2014-15

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cameron , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      17  National Broadband Network—Independent audit of NBN public policy processes—Report by Mr Bill Scales AO for the period April 2008 to May 2010

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludlam —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludlam , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      18  National Broadband Network Co Limited—Corporate governance review by KordaMentha, dated 8 August 2014

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Ludlam —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Ludlam , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

      19  Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 —Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report on reviews conducted under Division 3—Report for 2013-14

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Cameron —That the Senate take note of the document ( Senator Cameron , in continuation, 26 August 2014 ).

 

Orders of the Day relating to Private Senators’ Bills

         1  National Integrity Commission Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Marshall , in continuation, 15 May 2014 ).

         2  Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Madigan )

Second reading ( restored 13 November 2013 ).

         3  Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Madigan )

Second reading ( restored 13 November 2013 ).

         4  Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Amendment Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 13 November 2013 ).

         5  Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Above the Line Voting) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 13 November 2013 ).

         6  Poker Machine Harm Reduction ($1 Bets and Other Measures) Bill 2012 [2013] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Moore , in continuation, 5 December 2013 ).

         7  Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Madigan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Whish-Wilson , in continuation, 5 December 2013 ).

      10  Migration Amendment (Visa Maximum Numbers Determinations) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Dastyari , in continuation, 12 December 2013 ).

      11  Anti-Money Laundering Amendment (Gaming Machine Venues) Bill 2012 [2013] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 10 December 2013 ).

      12  Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011 [2013] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 10 December 2013 ).

      13  Public Service Amendment (Payments in Special Circumstances) Bill 2011 [2013] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon , in continuation, 10 December 2013 ).

      14  Foreign Acquisitions Amendment (Agricultural Land) Bill 2010 [2013] —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon and the Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 10 December 2013 ).

      16  Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young , in continuation, 12 December 2013 ).

      17  Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2013 —( Senate bill )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 20 March 2014 ).

      19  Adelaide Airport Curfew Amendment (Protecting Residents’ Amenity) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Wright )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Wright , in continuation, 12 February 2014 ).

      20  Great Barrier Reef Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Waters )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Waters , in continuation, 13 February 2014 ).

      21  Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Reducing Barriers for Minor Parties) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Rhiannon , in continuation, 4 March 2014 ).

      22  Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert , in continuation, 4 March 2014 ).

      23  Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Whish-Wilson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Whish-Wilson , in continuation, 5 March 2014 ).

      24  National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Urquhart )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Urquhart , in continuation, 5 March 2014 ).

      25  Social Security Amendment (Caring for People on Newstart) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert , in continuation, 6 March 2014 ).

      27  Flags Amendment Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senators Madigan and Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Marshall , in continuation, 26 June 2014 ).

      28  End Cruel Cosmetics Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Rhiannon , in continuation, 18 March 2014 ).

      29  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludwig , in continuation, 19 March 2014 ).

      30  Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Singh )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 19 June 2014 ).

      31  Save Our Sharks Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert , in continuation, 25 March 2014 ).

      32  Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Rhiannon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Rhiannon , in continuation, 27 March 2014 ).

      34  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Alpine Grazing) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Di Natale )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Di Natale , in continuation, 13 May 2014 ).

      38  Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Milne , in continuation, 10 July 2014 ).

      39  Guardian for Unaccompanied Children Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young , in continuation, 16 July 2014 ).

      40  Defence Legislation Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Senator Ludlam )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Ludlam , in continuation, 17 July 2014 ).

    *41  Mining Subsidies Legislation Amendment (Raising Revenue) Bill 2014 —( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Milne , in continuation, 27 August 2014 ).