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Senate Order of Business No. 57, Tuesday



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The Senate

This document is issued as a guide to senators.

The business listed is subject to change.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

(Proceedings to be broadcast on radio)

2008-09/57

TUESDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2009

AT 12.30 pm

  1. Prayers

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order 1

(A list of documents is attached)

  1. Routine of business

Minister , by leave, to move a motion to vary the routine of business for today

  1. Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills (Senator Coonan) to present alert digest no. 2 of 2009

  1. Government business - orders of the day

No. 1-Appropriation (Nation Build ing and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Com monwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

- Resumption of second reading debate

No. 2-Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009] - Resumption of second reading debate

Refer to Notice Paper for other orders of the day

 

At 2 pm 2

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

  • Postponement notifications
  1. Discovery of formal business 3

General business - notices of motion -

No. 347 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Order for the production of documents - Greenhouse gas emissions from logging operations in Tasmania (notice of motion altered on 5 February 2009, pursuant to standing order 77)

No. 349 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Civilian casualties in Sri Lanka

No.  350 - Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) - Hazaras living in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the assassination of Mr Hussein Ali Yousufi

  1. Any proposal pursuant to standing order 75

(If a proposal is submitted, it will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit: 60 minutes, or if no motions are moved  

to take note of answers, 90 minutes

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President
  • Documents presented on 6 February 2009:
    • Portfolio supplementary additional estimates statements 2008-09 - - Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio
    • Surveillance Devices Act 2004 --Report for 2007-08
  • Auditor-General - Report no.  21 of 2008-09 - Performance audit - The approval of small and medium sized business system projects: Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations, Department of Health and Ageing, Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Message of condolence from the Commonwe alth Parliamentary Association relating to the Victorian bushfires
  1. By ministers
  1. By senators tabling reports from committees

Chair of the Standing Committee of Privileges (Senator Brandis) to present 136 th  and 137 th reports

  1. By Clerk (delegated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determinations, rules, declarations and orders - a list will be circulated in the chamber)

Return s to order - Letters of advice relating to departmental and agency appointments, and grants

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions (items 10 and 11): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

  1. Government business continued (see item 5 )

 

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The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 7 pm till 7.30 pm

 

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  1. Business of the Senate - orders of the day

No. 1-Finance and Publ ic Administration Committee - Report - Provisions of the Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009 and related bills

No. 2-Community Affairs Committee - Report - Provisions of the Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

  1. Government business - order of the day

No. 1-Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

Appropriation (Natio n Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

- Resumptio n of second reading debate

  1. Adjournment proposed - 11 pm

  1. Adjournment - not later than 1 1 . 4 0 pm

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committee on roster - Senators Hutchins, Barnett, Hurley, Carol Brown and Humphries

 

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SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENT S

Tuesday, 10 February 2009 ^

#1  DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - Former Governors-General - Travel expenditure - 1 January to 30 June 2008

(28 October 2008 / 29 October 2008)  

#2  DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT - Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Corporate plan 2008-09 to 2010-11 - Section 44 of the Civil Aviation Act 1998

(18 December 2008 / 18 December 2008)

#3  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY - Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited - Annual report 2007-08 - Section 68D of the Australian Meat and Livestock Industry Act 1997

(4 December 2 008 / 8 January 2009)

#4  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY - Dairy Australia Limited - Statutory funding agreement with the Commonwealth - Section 5 of the Dairy Product Act 1986 and section 68B of the Australian Meat and Livestock Act 1997

(2 September 2008/ 11 September 2008)

#5  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY - Australian Meat and Livestock Corporation Limited - Statutory funding agreement with the Commonwealth - Section 5 of the Dairy Product Act 1986 and section 68B of the Australian Meat and Livestock Act 1997

(2 September 2008/ 11 September 2008)

^  List prepared by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

# Documents tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, 5 February 2009.

Note: As recommended by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration, the dates listed in brackets at the end of certain annual reports indicate the date on which the report was submitted to the minister and the date the report was received by the minister, respectively.



1   Pursuant to the order of 9 February 2009, these documents will be considered on Wednesday, 11 February 2009



 Pursuant to the order of 9 February 2009, the second reading only will be considered



2   Subject to agreement to a motion to vary the routine of business today (see item (3))



3   If a notice of motion is declared formal it will be put and determined without amendment or debate. Any senator may object to a notice of motion being declared formal, in which case it will be listed for debate at a subsequent time



 Pursuant to the order of 9 February 2009, the second reading only will be considered