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Notice given 15 September 2003

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Bartlett): To move—That the Fisheries Management Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 3), as contained in Statutory Rules 2003 No. 112 and made under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 , be disallowed.

Six sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the Regulations will be deemed to have been disallowed .

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Bartlett): To move—That clause 4(3) of the Housing Assistance (Form of Agreement) Determination 2003, made under section 5 of the Housing Assistance Act 1996 , be disallowed.

Six sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the clause will be deemed to have been disallowed .

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Medicare—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

Medicare—Select Committee

Report to be presented on the Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003.

Legal and Constitutional References Committee

Report to be presented on the State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002].

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2] and the Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Workplace Relations Amendment (Compliance with Court and Tribunal Orders) Bill 2003 and the provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Remedies for Unprotected Action) Bill 2002. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on labour market skills requirements.

Government Business—Orders of the Day

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 17 June 2003 ).

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Troeth )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 21 August 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Compliance with Court and Tribunal Orders) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Family and Community Services, Senator Patterson )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 14 August 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2003— ( Minister representing the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 20 August 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Remedies for Unprotected Action) Bill 2002— ( Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 11 September 2003 ).

General Business—Orders of the Day

13  State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Murray—That this bill be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Faulkner) —Omit all words after “That”, substitute “the bill be referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 October 2003”—( Senator Murray, in continuation, 21 August 2003 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

36  Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brown, in continuation, 21 October 2002 ).

37  Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2]—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Brown )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Brown, in continuation, 21 October 2002 ).

On 3 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation Contributions Splitting) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 7 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on proposed budget changes to higher education.

On the first day in the next period of sittings (24 November 2003)

Government Business—Orders of the Day

International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2003— ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 17 September 2003 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation Contributions Splitting) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 September 2003 ).

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Bill 2003

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 18 September 2003 ).

Family and Community Services and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2003 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2003— ( Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Kemp )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 8 October 2003 ).

Maritime Transport Security Bill 2003— ( Minister for Finance and Administration, Senator Minchin )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 9 October 2003 ).

Spam Bill 2003

Spam (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003— ( Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, Senator Coonan )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 13 October 2003 ).

Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2003— ( Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Ellison )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 14 October 2003 ).

Eight sitting days after today (25 November 2003)

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion