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On the next day of sitting (13 September 2018)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Procedure—Standing Committee

Report to be presented on the proposal to replace the parliamentary prayer with an invitation to prayer or reflection (proposed amendments to standing order 50).

On 14 September 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Commonwealth Restrictions on Cannabis) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Order for Production of Documents

*1026  Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder—Induction briefings and documents—Order for production of documents

By the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, by no later than 6.30 pm on 14 September 2018, all documents provided to the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder, Ms Jody Swirepik, as an induction briefing, including its cover brief and all attachments. ( Motion of Senator Hanson-Young agreed to 11 September 2018. )

On 17 September 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on gaming micro-transactions.

 

Order for Production of Documents

    981  Future Frigate tender process—Attendance by minister—Order of the Senate

The Minister representing the Minister for Defence Industry is required to attend the Senate on 17 September 2018, at 10 am, to explain why the minister has not complied with the order for the production of documents number 862 relating to the Future Submarine project and the final cost estimate template. ( Motion of Senator Patrick agreed to 22 August 2018. )

On 18 September 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the proposed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

On 19 September 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Judiciary Amendment (Commonwealth Model Litigant Obligations) Bill 2017 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Economics References Committee

Final report to be presented on non-conforming building products.

         3  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the regulatory framework governing water use.

         4  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Maintaining Income Thresholds) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         5  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         6  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on allegations concerning the inappropriate exercise of ministerial powers, with respect to the visa status of au pairs, and related matters.

         7  Future of Work and Workers—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 20 September 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the regulation of mobility scooters.

On 4 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on industrial deaths in Australia.

On 8 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the My Health Record system.

         2  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 10 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Comprehensive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Implementation) Bill 2018. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )



 

On 12 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 15 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on the exploitation of cleaners working in retail chains.

         2  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Defence Amendment (Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

 

Government Business—Orders of the Day

         1  Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018 —( Senate bill ) —( Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Ruston )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 August 2018 ).

         2  Customs Amendment (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus Implementation) Bill 2018

Customs Tariff Amendment (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus Implementation) Bill 2018 ( Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Payne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 August 2018 ).

         3  Social Services Legislation Amendment (Student Reform) Bill 2018 —( Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Payne )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( 23 August 2018 ).

On 16 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership Program.

         2  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on the safety of pet food.



 

On 17 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 21 August 2018

         1   Senator Siewert : To move—That the Social Security (Administration) (Reasonable Excuse - Participation Payments) Determination 2018, made under the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , be disallowed [F2018L00779].

Eleven sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         2   Senator Siewert : To move—That the Social Security (Administration) (Job Search Efforts) Determination 2018, made under the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , be disallowed [F2018L00776].

Eleven sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

Notice given 11 September 2018

      *3   Senator Siewert : To move—That the Social Security (Administration) Legislation Amendment and Repeal (Reasonable Excuse - Participation Payments) Determination 2018, made under the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , be disallowed [F2018L00783].

Fifteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on mental health services in rural and remote Australia.

         2  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services.

Nine sitting days after today (18 October 2018)

 

Business of the Senate—Notice of Motion

Notice given 20 August 2018

         1   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Amendment (Defence and Strategic Goods) Regulations 2018, made under the Customs Act 1901 , be disallowed [F2018L00503].

Ten sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.



 

On 18 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the ‘Commitment to the Senate’ issued by the Business Council of Australia.

         2  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on the rehabilitation of mining and resources projects.

         3  Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) Bill 2018.

On 25 October 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee

Report to be presented on PFAS contamination.

On 12 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Intelligence Services Amendment (Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence Agencies) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 13 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 23 August 2018

         1   Senator McKim : To move—That the Migration (IMMI 18/019: Fast Track Applicant Class) Instrument 2018, made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed [F2018L00672].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

Notice of motion altered on 23 August 2018 pursuant to standing order 77.

Notice given 10 September 2018

         2   Senator Siewert : To move—That the Social Security (Declared Program Participant) Determination 2018, made under the Social Security Act 1991 , be disallowed [F2018L00777].

Fourteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

Twelve sitting days after today (14 November 2018)

 

Business of the Senate—Notices of Motion

Notice given 23 August 2018

         1   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (confidentiality) determination No. 1 of 2018, made under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 , be disallowed [F2018L00765].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         2   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2018, made under the Health Insurance Act 1973 , be disallowed [F2018L00766].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         3   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Marine Order 501 (Administration - national law) Amendment Order 2018, made under the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 , be disallowed [F2018L00756].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         4   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Marine Order 507 (Load line certificates - national law) 2018, made under the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 , be disallowed [F2018L00764].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         5   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Remuneration Tribunal (Members’ Fees and Allowances) Amendment Regulations 2018, made under the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973 , be disallowed [F2018L00706].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

         6   Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( Senator Williams ): To move—That the Superannuation Amendment (PSS Trust Deed) Instrument 2018, made under the Superannuation Act 1990 , be disallowed [F2018L00707].

Thirteen sitting days remain, including today, to resolve the motion or the instrument will be deemed to have been disallowed.

On 15 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the banking, insurance and financial services sector.

On 23 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving the Energy Efficiency of Rental Properties) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 26 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Obesity epidemic in Australia—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 27 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on the financial and tax practices of for-profit aged care providers.

On 28 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on aged care assessment and accreditation.

         2  Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on support for Australia’s thalidomide survivors.

On the final sitting day of November 2018 (29 November 2018)

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Joint Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On or before 29 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Final report to be presented.



 

On 29 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

         2  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Final report to be presented on the integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin.

         3  Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the use of anti-malarial drugs in the Australian Defence Force.

On 30 November 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Freedom of Information Legislation Amendment (Improving Access and Transparency) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 3 December 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Red Tape—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

         2  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Censorship) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         3  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Insult and Offend) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         4  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Security) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On 4 December 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Commitments for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2018 . ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

         2  Environment and Communications References Committee

Report to be presented on Australia’s faunal extinction crisis.

         3  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Report to be presented on air route service delivery to rural, regional and remote communities.

         4  Electric Vehicles—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 5 December 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on the mental health of first responders, emergency workers and volunteers.

         2  Education and Employment References Committee

Report to be presented on jobactive.

On 6 December 2018

 

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

         1  Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee

Report to be presented on the Franchising Code of Conduct and Oil Code of Conduct.

         2  Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on the practice of dowry and dowry abuse in Australia.

On the second sitting Tuesday in February 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On or before the second sitting Thursday of 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Stillbirth Research and Education—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 15 April 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018 and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report. )

On the last sitting day in June 2019

 

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

         1  Economics References Committee

Report to be presented on regional inequality in Australia.

As soon as practicable after the High Court makes a declaration following a special count from the 2016 Senate election

 

Order for Production of Documents

         1  Rotation of senators—Section 13 of the Constitution—Order for production of documents

That—

(a)       as soon as practicable, after the High Court orders a special count of the ballots from the 2016 Senate election for any state and makes an order declaring that a person identified by that count is duly elected as a senator for that state, there be laid on the table a copy of the statement of results report for that count; and

(b)       if such a report is tabled, in relation to any state, then the order of the Senate of 31 August 2016, made pursuant to section 13 of the Constitution, have effect in relation to senators from that state as if a reference to the certificate of election were a reference to the most recent statement of results report. ( Motion of the Minister for Education and Training ( Senator Birmingham ) agreed to 13 February 2018. )