This week at a glance - 16 to 19 June 2014

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No. 26/2014

16 to 19 June 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:

16 June 2014

Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 [homepage]

Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [homepage]

G20 (Safety and Security) Complementary Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Green Army Programme) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Increased Employment Participation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Income Tax Rates Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Family Trust Distribution Tax (Primary Liability) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Fringe Benefits Tax Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Income Tax (Bearer Debentures) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Income Tax (First Home Saver Accounts Misuse Tax) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Superannuation (Excess Non-concessional Contributions Tax) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Superannuation (Excess Untaxed Roll-over Amounts Tax) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non-disclosure Tax) (No. 1) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non-disclosure Tax) (No. 2) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Interest on Non-Resident Trust Distributions) (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Untainting Tax) (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Trust Recoupment Tax Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 [homepage]

17 June 2014

Infrastructure Australia Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

18 June 2014

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re‑approval and Re-registration) Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

19 June 2014

Excise Tariff Amendment (Product Stewardship for Oil) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Customs Tariff Amendment (Product Stewardship for Oil) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Export Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Export Inspection (Service Charge) Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Export Inspection (Establishment Registration Charges) Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Railway Agreement (Western Australia) Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Student Identifiers Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 3) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Implementation of the FATCA Agreement) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Mental Health and Other Measures) 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

16 June 2014

Abbott Government’s Commission of Audit Select Committee–Final report

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re‑approval and Re-registration) Bill 2014–Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014 and Asset Recycling Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014–Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014–Economics Legislation Committee

Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Repeal Bill 2014–Economics Legislation Committee

Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014–Economics Legislation Committee

Environmental offsets–Environment and Communications References Committee

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014–Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Flags Amendment Bill 2014–Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2014–Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment Bill 2014–Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 and 14 related bills–Economics Legislation Committee

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014–Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014–Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Trade Support Loans Bill 2014 and Trade Support Loans (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014–Economics Legislation Committee

17 June 2014

Delivery of quality and affordable early childhood education and care services–Education and Employment References Committee

Immediate future of the childcare sector in Australia–Education and Employment References Committee

19 June 2014

Future of beekeeping and pollination service industries in Australia–Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

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Other business

Documents presented out of sitting to be tabled on 16 June 2014

Delegated legislation

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

Motions to disallow to be considered

16 June 2014

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997–Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to Egypt) Repeal Order 2014, made under section 17 of the Act–notice given by Senator Rhiannon [F2014L00312]

Bankruptcy Act 1966

    • Bankruptcy Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 36 [F2014L00350]
    • Division 2.11 of the Bankruptcy (Fees and Remuneration) Determination 2014, made under subsection 316(1) of the Act [F2014L00367]

Export Market Development Grants Act 1997–Export Development Grants (Extended Lodgement and Consultant Quality Incentive) Determination 2012, made under subsection 70(4) of the Act–notice given by Senator Xenophon [F2013L00258]

18 June 2014

Migration Act 1958–Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas––Code of Behaviour) Regulation 2013, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2013 No. 269 and made under the Act–notice given by Senator Hanson-Young [F2013L02102] 

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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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