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ORDER OF BUSINESS

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

 1.Prayers and acknowledgement of country

Commenced 12:30 PM

2.      Documents to be presentedpursuant to temporary order– consideration at item 13

Commenced 12:31 PM
Documents tabled

3.     Tabling of documents by Clerk and indexed list of files

Commenced 12:31 PM
Documents tabled

 4.Committees – authority to meet 

           Clerk to read

Motion, by leave
 
The Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Milne, sought leave to move a motion relating to the deployment of Australian troops to Iraq
 
Leave refused: motion to suspend standing orders
 
Senate divided on the suspension of standing orders: ayes - 10; noes - 39  NEGATIVED
 
 

Commenced 12:31 PM
Motion to suspend standing orders was negatived

5.     Government business orders of the day

 1 – Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 [homepage]

 Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 [homepage]

– Resumption of second reading debate

 

AG second reading amendment [sheet 7565], in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014

 

Committee amendments in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014

Opposition committee amendments [sheet 7545]

 

Committee amendments in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014

Opposition committee amendments [sheet 7546]

Senator Madigan committee amendments [sheet 7576]

Senator Madigan committee amendments [sheet 7580]

 

Commenced 1:06 PM
Debate interrupted at 2 pm

 2 – Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014 [homepage]

– Resumption of second reading debate

 3 – Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014 [homepage]

 Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [homepage]

 – Resumption of second reading debate

Committee amendments in respect to the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

    Government committee amendments [sheet EH127]

    Opposition committee amendments [sheet 7544]

 

At 2 pm

 6.Questions

Commenced 2:00 PM
Concluded at 3.01 pm

 7.Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

Commenced 3:02 PM
Concluded at 3.33 pm

Motion, by leave

The Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate (Senator Lazarus) sought leave to move a motion relating to the establishment of a Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs

Leave refused: motion moved to suspend standing orders

Senate divided on the suspension of standing orders: ayes - 33; noes - 28  AGREED TO

Senator Abetz moved an amendment to the motion, namely, omit '26 March 2012' and substitute '21 March 2009'

Senate divided on the motion that the question be now put on Minister Abetz's amendment: ayes - 32; noes - 28  AGREED TO

Senate divided on Minister Abetz's amendment: ayes - 28; noes - 31  NEGATIVED

Senate divided on the motion that the question be now put on the motion moved by Senator Lazarus: ayes - 30; noes - 27  AGREED TO

Senate divided on the motion moved by Senator Lazarus: ayes - 30; noes - 27  AGREED TO

Commenced 3:35 PM
Motion agreed to

 8.Petitions

Commenced 5:28 PM
Lodged

 9.Notices of motion

Commenced 5:28 PM
Notices given

 10.Placing of business

Commenced 5:29 PM

Leave of absence

Opposition Whip, by leave, moved that leave of absence be granted to the following senators:

  • Senators Lundy and Cameron, for today, for personal reasons
  • Senator Brown, for 30 September 2014 to 2 October 2014, for personal reasons

 

Commenced 5:29 PM
Agreed to

Postponement notifications

Business of the Senate notice of motion no. 1 postponed to the next day of sitting (Senaor Dastyari re disallowance)

Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) to postpone business of the Senate notice of motion no. 2 to 2 October 2014 (Reference to the Environment and Communications References Committee (Electricity network companies)

Senator Waters to postpone general business notice of motion no. 459 to 2 October 2014 (Abbot Point) 

Commenced 5:30 PM

Committees – extension of time received prior to printing:

Community Affairs References Committee – Grandparents raising grandchildren – extended from 30 September 2014 to 29 October 2014

Commenced 5:30 PM

 11.Discovery of formal business

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1 – Senator Dastyari – Disallowance of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining Future of Financial Advice) Regulation 2014 [F2014L00891]

Postponed to next day of sitting

General business notices of motion

351 – Senator Bernardi – Select Committee on the National Broadband Network

Commenced 5:28 PM
Withdrawn

352 – Senator Bernardi – Establishment of the Joint Select Committee on the National Broadband Network

Commenced 5:28 PM
Withdrawn

455 – Senator Ludwig – Order for the production of documents – Toowoomba Bypass

Senate divided: ayes - 34; noes - 25  AGREED TO

Commenced 5:32 PM
Agreed to

456 – Senator Waters – Gender equality

          Proposed amendment

Senate divided on the motion, as amended: ayes - 26; noes - 27  NEGATIVED

Commenced 5:42 PM
Negatived

457 – Senator Waters – Great Barrier Reef

Commenced 5:48 PM
Agreed to

458 – Senator Siewert – Seismic testing

Commenced 5:49 PM
Negatived

Authorisation for committee to meet

Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Macdonald), by leave, moved a motion authorising the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate tomorrow
 

Commenced 5:51 PM
Agreed to

 12.Matter of public importancePresident to announce receipt of letter from Senator Moore proposing that the following matter be submitted to the Senate for discussion:

The Abbott Government’s failure to address multinational tax integrity while attacking the living standards of pensioners, students and young jobseekers.

(Under standing order 75 the proposed discussion must be supported by at least four other senators rising in their places)

[Time limit: 60 minutes, or if no motions are moved 
to take note of answers, 90 minutes

Commenced 5:52 PM
Debate concluded at 6.53 pm

 13.Consideration of documents tabled earlier today

Commenced 6:53 PM
Concluded at 6.54 pm

 14.Tabling and consideration of committee reports – pursuant to standing order 62(4)

President to present the annual report for 2013-14 of the Standing Committee on Appropriations and Staffing

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes
Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes
]

Commenced 6:54 PM
Report tabled

15.     Ministerial statements

 16.Committee membership, by leave

Commenced 6:54 PM
Agreed to

Assent to laws

Commenced 6:58 PM

 17.Messages from the House of Representatives

transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Unexplained Wealth and Other Measures) Bill 2014

[this bill is subject to the bills cut‑off order]

Commenced 6:55 PM
Bill introduced. Debate adjourned

Customs Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

Customs Tariff Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

[to be listed on the Notice Paper as a package;
these bills are subject to the bills cut
‑off order]

Commenced 6:56 PM
Bills introduced. Debate adjourned

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notifying the appointment of members to the following committees:

Joint Select Committee on the Australia Fund Establishment
Joint Select Committee on Trade and Investment Growth
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights

Commenced 6:57 PM
Message reported

 18.Order of businessIt is proposed to consider business in the following order –

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1 – Senator Dastyari – Disallowance of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining Future of Financial Advice) Regulation 2014 [F2014L00891]

Postponed to next day of sitting

Business of the Senate orders of the day

1 – Community Affairs References Committee – Report – Grandparents raising grandchildren

Reporting date extended to 29 October 2014

2 – Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee – Report – Customs Amendment Bill 2014 [provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report – may not be debated)

Commenced 6:58 PM
Report tabled

Government business continued

 1 – Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 [homepage]

 Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 [homepage]

– Resumption of second reading debate

 

AG second reading amendment [sheet 7565], in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014

 

Committee amendments in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014

Opposition committee amendments [sheet 7545]

 

Committee amendments in respect of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014

Opposition committee amendments [sheet 7546]

Senator Madigan committee amendments [sheet 7576]

Senator Madigan committee amendments [sheet 7580]

 

Commenced 6:58 PM
Debate concluded at 7.19 pm

 19.Adjournment proposed – 7.20 pm 

Commenced 7:19 PM
Concluded

 20.Adjournment – Senate adjourned at 9.20 pm

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

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