This week at a glance

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No. 50/2014

1 to 4 September 2014

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On the first day of each sitting week the Senate Daily Summary outlines the business scheduled for consideration in the Senate. On subsequent days, it provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings in the Senate, with links to official Senate records.

Another document useful in tracking the business of the Senate is the Dynamic Red, which records proceedings in the Senate as they happen.

Legislation

Bills and related documents

Bills to be considered

The Government has scheduled bills for debate this week, as follows:

1 September 2014

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014 [homepage] and the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 [homepage]

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Health Card and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013 [homepage]

 

2 September 2014

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014 [homepage]

3 September 2014

Energy Efficiency Opportunities (Repeal) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2014) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Investment and Innovation Programs Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

4 September 2014

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Defence Legislation Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2014 [homepage]

End Cruel Cosmetics Bill 2014 [homepage]

International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Mining Subsidies Legislation Amendment (Raising Revenue) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 [homepage] and the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Source: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/parliamentary/index.cfm

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Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

Reports due to be tabled this week

1 September 2014

Community Affairs References Committee–Speech pathology services (final report)

2 September 2014

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee–Crimes Legislation Amendment (Psychoactive Substances and Other Measures) Bill 2014

3 September 2014

Environment and Communications References Committee–Great Barrier Reef

4 September 2014

 Community Affairs Legislation Committee–Reports–

  • Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014
  • Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 and the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014

 Economics Legislation Committee–Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014

 Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee–Australian Federal Police – Oil for Food Taskforce

 Northern Australia Joint Select Committee–Final report

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Other business

Delegated legislation

See Disallowance Alert for a complete list of notices of motion to disallow (and outcomes)

Motions to disallow to be considered

1 September 2014

Fair Work Act 2009–Fair Work Amendment (Protected Industrial Action) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 95 [F2014L00881]

Corporations Act 2001–Items 1 to 27 inclusive and item 30 of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining Future of Financial Advice) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 102 [F2014L00891]

2 September 2014

Migration Act 1958–Migration Amendment (Repeal of Certain Visa Classes) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 65 [F2014L00622]

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Online

The Senate Daily Summary is available at www.aph.gov.au/senate

It is issued by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day’s proceedings in the Senate. For a complete account see the official record, the Journals of the Senate.

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Related resources

The Order of Business (or ‘Senate Red’) and the Dynamic Red (which updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day) are also available at www.aph.gov.au/senate

Contact details

Inquiries, comments and suggestions:
phone: (02) 6277 3021
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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