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Documents presented out of sitting

Under standing orders 38 and 166, committees, ministers and the Auditor—General may present reports and documents to the President, the Deputy President or a temporary chair of committees when the Senate is not sitting. Reports and documents so presented are authorised for publication. Reports and documents listed here were presented since the Senate last met.

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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 4 December 2014

Documents certified by the President

Committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 38 (7))

  1. Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Manus Island Detention Centre—
  2. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Role of public transport in delivering productivity outcomes—Report, dated December 2014, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 5 December 2014]
  3. Rural Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]—Dissenting report, dated December 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
  4. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Review of the listing of Al-Murabitun, dated December 2014. [Received 16 December 2014]
  5. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Annual report of committee activities 2012-13—Report, dated December 2014. [Received 16 December 2014]
  6. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Annual report of committee activities 2013-14—Report, dated December 2014. [Received 16 December 2014]
  7. Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee—Register of senators’ interests incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations lodged between 1 September and 2 December 2014, dated December 2014. [Received 17 December 2014]
  8. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Current requirements for labelling of seafood and seafood products—Report, dated December 2014, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 18 December 2014]
  9. Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Proposals to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry—Report, dated December 2014, Hansard record of proceedings, document presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 19 December 2014]

Government responses to parliamentary committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—The koala - saving our national icon, dated November 2014. [Received 17 December 2014]

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003—Operation of the Government co-contribution scheme—
    Report for 2011-12. [Received 5 December 2014]
    Report for 2012-13. [Received 5 December 2014]
    Report for 2013-14. [Received 5 December 2014]
  2. Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003—Quarterly reports on the operation of the Government co-contribution scheme for the periods—
    • Section 54(1)—
      • 1 January 2012 to 31 March 2012. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 April 2012 to 30 June 2012. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 July 2012 to 30 September 2012. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 October 2012 to 31 December 2012. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 January 2013 to 31 March 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 April 2013 to 30 June 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 July 2013 to 30 September 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 October 2013 to 31 December 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 January 2014 to 31 March 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
    • Section 12G(1)—
      • 1 October 2013 to 31 December 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 July 2013 to 30 September 2013. [Received 5 December 2014]
      • 1 January 2014 to 31 March 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
  3. Department of Finance—Consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2014. [Received 12 December 2014]
  4. Department of Defence—Special purpose flights—Schedule for the period 1 January to 30 June 2014. [Received 12 December 2014
  5. National Capital Authority—Report for 2013-14. [Received 15 December 2014]
  6. Murray-Darling Basin Authority—Report for 2013-14. [Received 16 December 2014]
  7. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)—NHMRC Licensing Committee—Report on the operation of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 for the period 1 March to 31 August 2014. [Received 16 December 2014]
  8. Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)—Report for 2013-14. [Received 17 December 2014]
  9. Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995—Report for 2011-12 on the operation of the Act. [Received 17 December 2014]
  10. Workplace Gender Equality Agency—Report for 2013-14. [Received 18 December 2014]
  11. Trade Union Governance and Corruption—Royal Commission—Interim report—Volumes 1 and 2, dated 15 December 2014. [Received 19 December 2014]
  12. Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—
    • Report of Case Study No. 11—Congregation of Christian Brothers in Western Australia response to child sexual abuse at Castledare Junior Orphanage, St Vincent’s Orphanage Clontarf, St Mary’s Agricultural School Tardun and Bindoon Farm School, dated December 2014. [Received 19 December 2014]
    • Report of Case Study No. 14—The response of the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong to allegations of child sexual abuse, and related criminal proceedings, against John Gerard Nestor, a priest of the Diocese, dated December 2014. [Received 19 December 2014]
  13. Water Act 2007—Independent review—Final report, dated November 2014. [Received 19 December 2014]

Ministerial Statements (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

Reports of the Auditor-General (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Audit report no. 10 of 2014-15—Performance audit—Administration of the Biodiversity Fund Program: Department of the Environment. [Received 9 December 2014]
  2. Audit report no. 11 of 2014-15—Performance audit—The award of grants under the Clean Technology Program: Department of Industry. [Received 10 December 2014]
  3. Audit report no. 12 of 2014-15—Performance audit—Diagnostic imaging reforms: Department of Health. [Received 11 December 2014]
  4. Audit report no.13 of 2014–15—Performance audit—Management of the Cape Class Patrol Boat Program: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. [Received 16 December 2014]
  5. Audit report no. 14 of 2014-15—2013–14 major projects report: Defence Materiel Organisation. [Received 17 December 2014]
  6. Audit report no. 15 of 2014-15—Performance audit—Administration of the Export Market Development Grants Scheme: Australian Trade Commission. [Received 17 December 2014]
  7. Audit report no. 16 of 2014-15—Financial statement audit—Audits of the financial statements of Australian Government entities for the period ended 30 June 2014. [Received 18 December 2014]
  8. Audit report no. 17 of 2014-15—Performance audit—Recruitment and retention of specialist skills for Navy: Department of Defence. [Received 18 December 2014]

Tabling of guidelines pursuant to an Act (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

Return to order(pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Defence—Air Warfare Destroyer Program—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Defence (Senator Johnston) and the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann) responding to the order of the Senate of 2 December 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
  2. Family and community services—Child care and early childhood learning—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann), dated 4 December 2014, responding to the order of the Senate of 3 December 2014. [Received 5 December 2014]
  3. Law and justice—Data retention—Cost estimates—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Attorney-General (Senator Brandis), dated 4 December 2014, responding to the order of the Senate of 3 December 2014 and raising a public interest immunity claim. [Received 5 December 2014]

Statements of compliance with Senate orders (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

Indexed lists of departmental and agency files (continuing order of the Senate of 30 May 1996, as amended on 3 December 1998)

Lists of contracts (continuing order of the Senate of 20 June 2001, as amended on 27 September 2001 and 18 June, 26 June and 4 December 2003)

List of departmental and agency appointments and vacancies (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008, as amended)

Lists of departmental and agency grants (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008)

Statements of departmental and agency unanswered estimates questions on notice (continuing order of the Senate of 25 June 2014)

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