This week at a glance - 3 to 6 March 2014

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No. 6/2014

3 to 6 March 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:

 

3 March 2014

Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013 [homepage]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [homepage]

4 March 2014

Higher Education Support Amendment (Savings and Other Measures) Bill 2013 [homepage]

National Health Amendment (Simplified Price Disclosure) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

5 March 2014

Migration Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

6 March 2014

Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dairy Produce) Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

 

 

Other government business

Debate on the address-in-reply to the Governor-General’s Opening Speech

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Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

Reports due to be tabled this week

3 March 2014

Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013–Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

4 March 2014

Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013–Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2013–Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013–Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

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Other business

Documents presented out of sitting to be tabled on 3 March 2014

Delegated legislation

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

 

Motions to disallow to be considered

5 March 2014

Amendments to the Migration Regulations 1994 made by the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrival) Regulation 2013, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2013 No. 280 and made under the Migration Act 1958–notice given by Senator Hanson-Young [F2013L02104]

6 March 2014

Civil Aviation Order 48.1 Instrument 2013, made under the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 and the Civil Aviation Act 1988–notice given by Senator Xenophon [F2013L00628]

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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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