This week at a glance - 23 to 26 June 2014

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No. 31/2014

23 to 26 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:

23 June 2014

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

Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014 [homepage]

Asset Recycling Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Repeal Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

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

q Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Infrastructure Australia Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]

Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

 

24 June 2014

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

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Trade Support Loans Bill 2014 [homepage]

Trade Support Loans (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [homepage]

25 June 2014

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2014-2015 [homepage]

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2014-2015 [homepage]

Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2014-2015 [homepage]

Appropriation Bill (No. 5) 2013-2014 [homepage]

Appropriation Bill (No. 6) 2013-2014 [homepage]

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

26 June 2014

Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Flags Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

ffshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Regulatory Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

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

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

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Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

23 June 2014

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2014–Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

24 June 2014

2014-15 Budget estimates–Legislation Committees (excluding Community Affairs Legislation Committee)

25 June 2014

Environmental offsets–Environment and Communications References Committee

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

Implications of the restrictions on the use of Fenthion on Australia’s horticultural industry–Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

26 June 2014

2014-15 Budget estimates–Community Affairs Legislation Committee

National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014–Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission–Economics References Committee

School Funding 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

23 June 2014

Bankruptcy Act 1966

  • Item 4.10A of Schedule 1 of the 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]

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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

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phone: (02) 6277 3021
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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