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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 16 February 2017

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

  1. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—VeteransʼAffairs Legislation Amendment (Digital Readiness and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]—Report, dated February 2017, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 20 February 2017]

  2. Environment and Communications References Committee—Continuation of construction of the Perth Freight Link in the face of significant environmental breaches—Report, dated March 2017, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 6 March 2017]

  3. Electoral Matters—Joint Standing Committee—The 2016 Federal Election—Second interim report on the inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election: Foreign Donations, dated March 2017. [Received 10 March 2017]

  4. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 [Provisions]—Interim report, dated 17 March 2017. [Received 17 March 2017]

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

  1. Economics References Committee—Report—2016 Census: issues of trust—Government response, dated February 2017. [Received 27 February 2017]

  2. Education and Employment References Committee—Report—Siege of attrition: the Government’s APS Bargaining Policy—Government response, dated February 2017. [Received 28 February 2017]

  3. Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability—Government response, dated 2 March 2017. [Received 3 March 2017]

  4. Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Report—Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 [Provisions]—Government response, dated March 2017. [Received 3 March 2017]

  5. National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Government response, dated March 2017 [Received 6 March 2017]

    Interim report—Governance in the Indian Ocean Territories: Economic development.

    Final report—Governance in the Indian Ocean Territories: Economic development and governance.

  6. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Report on annual reports referred to legislation committees, no. 1 of 2015—Government response. [Received 14 March 2017]

  7. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Partial suspension of sanctions against Iran—Government response, dated March 2016. [Received 16 March 2017]

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)   

  1. Department of the Environment and Energy—Australia State of the Environment 2016: Overview. [Received 7 March 2017]

  2. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)—Telecommunications reports for 2015-16—Report 1: Competition in the Australian telecommunications sector; Report 2: Price changes for telecommunications services in Australia. [Received 8 March 2017]

  3. Criminal Code Act 1995—Control Orders and Preventative Detention Orders—Report for 2015-16. [Received 10 March 2017]

  4. National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004—Non-disclosure and witness exclusion certificates—Report for 2015-16. [Received 10 March 2017]

Reports of the Auditor-General (pursuant to Senate standing order 166(2)(a))

Auditor-General—Audit report no. 42 of 2016-17—Performance audit—Cybersecurity follow-up audit: Across entities. [Certified 15 March 2017]

Returns to order (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 28 February 2017]

Australian Public Service Commission. [Received 1 March 2017]

Department of Employment. [Received 2 March 2017]

Department of Immigration and Border Protection. [Received 21 February 2017]

Department of Human Services. [Received 16 March 2017]

Department of Social Services. [Received 16 March 2017]

Fair Work Commission. [Received 1 March 2017]

Fair Work Ombudsman. [Received 14 March 2017]

Finance portfolio. [Received 24 February 2017]

Health portfolio. [Received 16 March 2017]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 16 March 2017]

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. [Received 8 March 2017]

Safe Work Australia. [Received 27 February 2017]

Lists of entity contracts (continuing order of the Senate of 20 June 2001, as amended)

Attorney-Generalʼs portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Defence portfolio. [Received 23 February 2017]

Department of Human Services. [Received 28 February 2017]

Department of Immigration and Border Protection. [Received 17 February 2017]

Department of Veteransʼ Affairs. [Received 17 February 2017]

Education and Training portfolio. [Received 28 February 2017]

Employment portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Finance portfolio. [Received 28 February 2017]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Health portfolio. [Received 1 March 2017]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio[Received 1 March 2017]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 2 March 2017]

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Attorney-Generalʼs portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Defence portfolio. [Received 23 February 2017]

Department of Human Services. [Received 24 February 2017]

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. [Received 17 February 2017]

Department of Veteransʼ Affairs. [Received 17 February 2017]

Education and Training portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Finance portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Health portfolio. [Received 2 March 2017]

Indigenous Affairs. [Received 21 February 2017]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Office for Women. [Received 17 February 2017]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio (Supplementary budget estimates). [Received 28 February 2017]

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio (Additional estimates). [Received 28 February 2017]

Attorney-Generalʼs portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Defence portfolio. [Received 23 February 2017]

Department of Education and Training. [Received 17 February 2017]

Department of Health. [Received 1 March 2017]

Department of Human Services. [Received 24 February 2017]

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. [Received 20 February 2017]

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (Replacement for document tabled on 11 October 2016). [Received 20 February 2017]

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. [Received 17 February 2017]

Department of Veteransʼ Affairs. [Received 17 February 2017]

Finance portfolio. [Received 27 February 2017]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Indigenous Affairs. [Received 21 February 2017]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

National Health and Medical Research Council. [Received 2 March 2017]

National Mental Health Commission. [Received 2 March 2017]

Office for Women. [Received 17 February 2017]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

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

Australian Trade and Investment Commission. [Received 20 February 2017]

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. [Received 20 February 2017]

Education and Training portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Employment portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 1 March 2017]

Health portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]

Health portfolio. [Received 2 March 2017]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 17 February 2017]

Special Minister of State. [Received 17 February 2017]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 20 February 2017]