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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 19 April 2016

Documents certified by the President

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

  1. Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Use of smoke alarms to prevent smoke and fire related deaths—Report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 20 April 2016]
  2. Environment and Communications References Committee—Toxic tide: the threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia—Report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 20 April 2016]
  3. Economics References Committee—Corporate tax avoidance – Part II: Gaming the system—Report, dated April 2016. [Received 22 April 2016]
  4. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Operations of Defence Housing Australia—Interim report, dated 22 April 2016. [Received 22 April 2016]
  5. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016 [Provisions]—Report, dated April 2016 and submissions. [Received 22 April 2016]
  6. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee—Transport Security Amendment (Serious or Organised Crime) Bill 2016 [Provisions]—Report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 22 April 2016]
  7. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Perth Freight Link project—Interim report, dated 22 April 2016. [Received 22 April 2016]
  8. Health—Select Committee—Black lung: ‘It has buggered my life’—Fifth interim report, dated April 2016. [Received 28 April 2016]
  9. Economics References Committee—Foreign investment review framework—Supplementary report, dated April 2016, additional information and submissions. [Received 28 April 2016]
  10. Economics References Committee—‘A husband is not a retirement plan’– Achieving economic security for women in retirement—Report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 29 April 2016]
  11. Environment and Communications References Committee—Game on: more than playing around – The future of Australia’s video game development industry—Report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 29 April 2016]
  12. Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Commonwealth legislative provisions relating to oversight of associated entities of political parties—Interim report, dated April 2016. [Received 29 April 2016]
  13. Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures—Select Committee—Second interim report, dated April 2016, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 29 April 2016]

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

  1. Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—154th report—Treaty tabled on 17 June 2015. [Received 21 April 2016]
  2. Environment and Communications References Committee—Performance and management of electricity network companies, dated April 2016. [Received 27 April 2016]

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)   

  1. Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 27—The response of health care service providers and regulators in New South Wales and Victoria to allegations of child sexual abuse, dated March 2016. [Received 20 April 2016]
  2. Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of case study no. 26—The response of the Sisters of Mercy, the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton and the Queensland Government to allegations of child sexual abuse at St Joseph’s Orphanage, Neerkol, dated March 2016. [Received 21 April 2016]
  3. Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992—Report for 2015 pursuant to section 34A of the Act. [Received 22 April 2016]
  4. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Quarterly report for the period 1 October to 31 December 2015. [Received 28 April 2016]
  5. Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and associated rules and regulations—Report on the statutory review, dated April 2016. [Received 29 April 2016]
  6. Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Personal identifiers 1002128, 1002140, 1002186, 1002307, 1002351, 1002513, 1002529, 1002569, 1002627, 1002632, 1002634, 1002647, 1002781, 1002826, 1002866, 1002880, 1002899, 1002910, 1002916, 1002931, 1002933, 1002965, 1002967, 1002972, 1002979, 1002986, 1002988, 1002991, 1003015, 1003053, 1003078, 1003192, 1003282, 1003371, 1003398, 1003425, 1003431, 1003436, 1003469 and 1003530—

Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Report no. 7 of 2016. [Received 29 April 2016]

Government response to Ombudsman’s reports, dated 27 April 2016. [Received 29 April 2016]

Ministerial Statements (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

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

  1. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 27 of 2015–16—Performance audit—Strategies and activities to address the cash and hidden economy: Australian Taxation Office. [Certified 26 April 2016]
  2. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 28 of 2015–16—Performance audit—Administration of concessional loans programs: Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. [Certified 28 April 2016]

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

Return to order (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Education—Research Infrastructure Review—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Education and Training (Senator Birmingham) responding to the order of the Senate of 19 April 2016 and raising a public interest immunity claim. [Received 20 April 2016]
  2. Transport—Western Australia—Perth Freight Link—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann), dated 20 April 2016, responding to the order of the Senate of 19 April 2016 and raising public interest immunity claims. [Received 21 April 2016]
  3. Defence—Submarines Tender Process—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Defence (Senator Payne), dated 21 April 2016, responding to the order of the Senate of 19 April 2016. [Received 21 April 2016]

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)

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

Health portfolio. [Received 22 April 2016]

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 28 April 2016]

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Defence portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (Indigenous Affairs Group). [Received 28 April 2016]

Employment portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Finance portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Office for Women. [Received 28 April 2016]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Defence portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (Indigenous Affairs Group). [Received 28 April 2016]

Finance portfolio [2]. [Received 28 and 29 April 2016]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Office for Women. [Received 28 April 2016]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 27 April 2016]

Australian Public Service Commission. [Received 26 April 2016]

Australian Trade Commission [2]. [Received 26 and 27 April 2016]

Communications portfolio. [Received 26 April 2016]

Defence Housing Australia. [Received 28 April 2016]

Department of Defence. [Received 28 April 2016]

Department of Human Services. [Received 27 April 2016]

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. [Received 27 April 2016]

Department of Social Services. [Received 22 April 2016]

Department of Veteran’s Affairs. [Received 27 April 2016]

Education and Training portfolio. [Received 26 April 2016]

Employment portfolio. [Received 26 April 2016]

Finance portfolio. [Received 27 April 2016]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio. [Received 21 April 2016]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 28 April 2016]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 29 April 2016]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 27 April 2016]

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