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      8   AMENDMENTS TO STANDING ORDERS

Mr Albanese (Leader of the House), pursuant to notice, moved—That:

(1)    standing order 1 be amended; and standing orders 34 (Figure 2), 100(f) and 104(c) be omitted and new standing orders 34 (Figure 2), 100(f) and 104(c) be inserted;

(2)    standing order 2 be amended to insert a definition;

(3)    standing order 3(c) be omitted and new standing order 3(c) be inserted, to take effect from 27 February 2012;

(4)    standing order 183 be omitted and new standing order 183 be inserted, to take effect from 27 February 2012;

(5)    amendments consequential to new standing order 183 be made, to take effect from 27 February 2012;

(6)    the resolution of the House of 1 May 1996, “Broadcasting of proceedings—conditions of broadcasters”, be amended, to take effect from 27 February 2012; and

(7)    the House adopt a resolution, “Main Committee and Federation Chamber—transitional provisions”

        as follows:

1      Maximum speaking times (amendment to existing subject, as follows)

Question Time

Each question                                                                                                  30 secs

Each answer                                                                                                    3 mins

(standing orders 100(f) and 104(c))             

34    Order of business

The order of business to be followed by the House is shown in figure 2.

Figure 2. House order of business

 

MONDAY

 

TUESDAY

 

WEDNESDAY

 

THURSDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgement

 of country

Prayers

 

Acknowledgement

 of country

Prayers

 

 

 

 

9.00 am

 

9.00 am

 

 

Acknowledgement

 of country

Prayers

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.00 am

Petitions (to 10.10am)

Committee & delegation business and private Members’ business

Divisions and quorums deferred 10 am-12 noon

 

 

 

Government

Business

 

Government

Business

12 noon

Government

Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgement

of country

Prayers

 

 

 

 

1.45 pm

90 sec statements

 

1.45 pm

90 sec statements

1.45 pm

90 sec statements

2.00 pm

Question

Time

2.00 pm

Question

Time

2.00 pm

Question

Time

2.00 pm

Question

Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

approx 3.10 pm

 

Documents, Ministerial

statements

approx 3.10 pm

Documents, MPI, Ministerial statements

approx 3.10 pm

Documents, MPI, Ministerial statements

approx 3.10 pm

Documents, MPI, Ministerial statements

 

 

 

4.30 pm

 

Adjournment

Debate

 

 

approx 4.40 pm

 

approx 4.40 pm

 

5.00 pm

 

6.30 pm

Government

Business

6.30 pm

Government

Business

 

Government

Business

 

 

 

Divisions and quorums deferred 6.30-8 pm

 

Divisions and quorums deferred 6.30-8 pm

7.00 pm

Adjournment

Debate

 

 

8.00 pm

Committee & delegation business and private Members’ business

8.00 pm

 

8.00 pm 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.30 pm

Adjournment

Debate

9.30 pm

Adjournment

Debate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30 pm

 

10.30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

100(f) The duration of each question is limited to 30 seconds.

104(c) The duration of each answer is limited to 3 minutes.

2 Federation Chamber means the Federation Chamber of the House of Representatives established by standing order 183.

3(c) The standing orders also apply to committees of the House to the necessary extent, subject:

(i) in the Federation Chamber, to the orders in Chapter 14 (standing orders 183-198), and

(ii) in standing and select committees, to the orders in Chapter 16 (standing orders 214-247).

183 Establishment of Federation Chamber

The Federation Chamber of the House of Representatives shall be established as a committee of the House to consider matters referred to it by the House as follows:

(a)    proceedings on bills to the completion of the consideration in detail stage; and

(b)   orders of the day for the resumption of debate on any motion.

The words “Main Committee” and [Main] “Committee”, wherever occurring, be replaced by “Federation Chamber”.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION

Broadcasting of proceedings—conditions for broadcasters,

Resolution adopted 1 May 1996

The words “Main Committee”, wherever occurring, be replaced by “Federation Chamber”.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION

Main Committee and Federation Chamber—transitional provisions

That, with effect from 27 February 2012, all matters referred by the House to the Main Committee shall be considered to have been referred to the Federation Chamber.

Debate ensued.

Question—put and passed.