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Senate Order of Business No. 117, Thursday



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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

 

 

2016-18/117

THURSDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

At 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees proposed meetings to be authorised

  1. Government business

Notice of motion

1—Minister for Communications and the Arts (Senator Fifield)—Exemption of bills

Orders of the day

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 —second reading debate (subject to exemption from the bills cut-off)

1— Treasury Laws Amendment (Black Economy Taskforce Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 —second reading debate

2— Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 4) Bill 2018 —second reading debate

3— Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing ASIC’s Capabilities) Bill 2018 —second reading debate

At 11.45 am

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Williams) to withdraw business of the Senate notices of motion nos 2 to 6 for eleven sitting days after today 

  1. Reference of bills

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator Bushby) to present report no. 10 of 2018 for adoption

  1. Placing of business

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the government business to be considered at 12.45 pm

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the order of general business for today

Postponements to be authorised

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

Education and Employment References Committee—

Exploitation of cleaners working in retail chains—from 15 October to 13 November 2018

Industrial deaths in Australia—from 4 October to 17 October 2018

  1. Formal motions

Business of the Senate

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Social Security (Parenting payment participation requirements - classes of persons) Instrument 2018 (No. 1)

Government business

2—Minister for Communications and the Arts (Senator Fifield)—Consideration of bills

General business

1044—Senator Bernardi—Protecting Australia’s borders

1045—Senator Bernardi—Race Discrimination Commissioner

1046—Senators Moore and Duniam—Vaccination programs

1047—Senators Faruqi and Hinch—Greyhound racing

1048—Leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation (Senator Hanson)—Full-face coverings

1049—Leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation (Senator Hanson)—Dairy industry

1050—Senator Patrick—Order for production of document—Great Barrier Reef Foundation—Grant

1051—Senator Collins—Energy and climate change policies

1052—Senator Patrick—Free trade agreements

1053—Senator McKim—Bureau of Meteorology

1054—Senator Bernardi—Palestinian Liberation Organisation

1055—Senator McAllister—Foster Care Week

1056—Leader of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party (Senator Hinch)—AFLW

1057—Senator Waters—International Day of Democracy

  1. Committee memberships

  1. Messages

Amendments agreed to—

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment Bill 2018

Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Social Security (Parenting payment participation requirements - classes of persons) Instrument 2018 (No. 1)

Government business continued (see item 4)

Not later than 12.45 pm

4— Education and Other Legislation Amendment (VET Student Loan Debt Separation) Bill 2018

Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Amendment Bill 2018 —second reading debate

5— Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) Bill 2018 —second reading debate

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Student Reform) Bill 2018 —second reading debate (subject to exemption from the bills cut-off)

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2018 —second reading debate (subject to exemption from the bills cut-off)

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Procedure Committee—Proposal to replace the parliamentary prayer with an invitation to prayer or reflection (proposed amendments to standing order 50) (Chair, Senator Lines)

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Delegation report

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present a report of the Australian parliamentary delegation to the Republic of Indonesia

  1. Ministerial statements

Not later than 4.30 pm

  1. Business of the Senate (if any)

  1. General business debate —notices of motion

1051—Senator Collins—Energy and climate change polices

1052—Senator Patrick—Free trade agreements

Not later than 6 pm

  1. General business— consideration of documents (refer to today s Notice Paper )

[Time limit: 1 hour  

Total time limit for items 

19 and 20 : 2 hours 30 minutes]

 

Not later than 7 pm

  1. Consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports (refer to today s Notice Paper )

[Time limit: 1 hour]

  1. Adjournment proposed 8 pm, or when consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General s reports concludes, whichever is earlier

  1. Adjournment not later than 8.40 pm

 

 

 

Richard Pye

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster—Senators Marshall, Whish-Wilson, Ketter, Bernardi, McCarthy, Kitching, Leyonhjelm and Gallacher