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Business for Future Consideration

On 30 June 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian film and literature classification scheme.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Report to be presented on superannuation claims of former and current Australian Public Service employees.

Christmas Island tragedy of 15 December 2010—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Final report to be presented on the Asian honey bee.

Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011 and the Income Tax Rates Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011, and related matters.

Reform of the Australian Federation—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 5 July 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the 2011-12 Budget estimates.

 

General Business—Notices of Motion

Notice given 21 March 2011

199  Senator Cormann: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes the Government’s decision to delay the tax summit from June 2011 to October 2011;

(b) considers that any genuine tax summit will properly review and report on Labor’s proposals to introduce a national mining tax and a carbon tax; and

(c) decides that no legislation to impose a national mining tax or a carbon tax be considered by the Senate until after the October tax summit has reported.

Notice of motion altered on 22 March 2011 pursuant to standing order 77.

Notice given 10 May 2011

227  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to encourage healthier eating habits among children by restricting the broadcasting of advertisements for junk food, and for related purposes. Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting and Telecommunications Amendment) Bill 2011 .

On 6 July 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on biosecurity and quarantine arrangements.

Community Affairs References Committee

Final report to be presented on planning options and services for people ageing with a disability.

On 7 July 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the development of a draft code of conduct for senators.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Bill 2011. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

 

On 16 August 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Government Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 1 March 2011

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig): To move—That the government business order of the day relating to the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 be discharged from the Notice Paper .

Government Business—Orders of the Day

Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011— ( Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, Senator Farrell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Farrell, 14 June 2011 ).

*2  Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011— ( Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Ludwig )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Ludwig, 22 June 2011 ).

General Business—Order of the Day

45  Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Hanson-Young )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Hanson-Young, in continuation, 18 November 2010 ).

On the first day of the next period of sittings (16 August 2011)

Government Business—Order of the Day

*1  Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Carr )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 22 June 2011 ).

 

On 17 August 2011

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 28 September 2010

27  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to provide for accurate labelling of food, and for related purposes. Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling Laws) Bill 2010 .

On 18 August 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the supply of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines to remote area Aboriginal Health Services.

On 22 August 2011

General Business—Notice of Motion

Notice given 27 October 2010

76  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That standing order 104, relating to the correction of divisions, be amended to read as follows:

104 Correction of divisions

(1) If there is misadventure, or in case of confusion or error concerning the numbers reported (unless it can be otherwise corrected), the Senate shall proceed to another division.

(2) A division under this standing order must be taken as early as is convenient.

On the tenth sitting day after 30 June 2011 (24 August 2011)

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legislation Committees

Reports to be presented on annual reports tabled by 30 April 2011.

On 24 August 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment and Communications References Committee

Final report to be presented on the status, health and sustainability of the koala population.

 

On 25 August 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on live export trade.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Final report to be presented on Requests for Tender for aviation contracts.

General Business—Order of the Day

53  Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Coonan, Heffernan, Siewert and Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Heffernan, in continuation, 24 November 2010 ).

On 31 August 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

National Broadband Network—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented.

On 20 September 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

60  Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Siewert, in continuation, 21 March 2011 ).

On 22 September 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Second report to be presented on equity and diversity health checks in the Royal Australian Navy.

Scrutiny of Bills—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the future direction and role of the committee.

 

On 30 September 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the funding of political parties and election campaigns.

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Final report to be presented on the exposure drafts of Australian privacy amendment legislation.

On 1 October 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on the impacts of supermarket price decisions on the dairy industry.

On 7 October 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Australia’s Immigration Detention Network—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

On 12 October 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on regulatory standards for the approval of medical devices.

On 13 October 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

44  Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senators Xenophon and Siewert )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 16 November 2010 ).

 

On 31 October 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on a capital market for social economy organisations.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on international child abduction to and from Australia.

On 2 November 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the communication networks’ and emergency warning systems’ capacities in emergencies and natural disasters.

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on operational issues in export grain networks.

On 21 November 2011

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the Commonwealth contribution to former forced adoption policies.

On 30 November 2011

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Scrutiny of New Taxes—Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the management of the Murray-Darling Basin.

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on procurement procedures for defence capital projects.

On 30 April 2012

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Cyber Safety—Joint Select Committee

Final report to be presented.

 

On 30 June 2012

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Australia’s Food Processing Sector—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 30 June 2013

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Gambling Reform—Joint Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On the next day of sitting after the presentation of the  

Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform report

General Business—Orders of the Day

Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2010—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Xenophon )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Xenophon, in continuation, 29 September 2010 ).

38  Poker Machine Harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010]—( Senate bill )— ( Leader of the Family First Party, Senator Fielding )

Second reading ( restored 30 September 2010 ).