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ORDER OF BUSINESS

Thursday, 5 March 2015

 1.Prayers and acknowledgement of country

Commenced 9:30 AM

 2.Tabling of documents by Clerk

Commenced 9:31 AM
Documents tabled

 3.Committees – proposal to meet received prior to printing:

Commenced 9:31 AM

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to meet during the sitting of the Senate today

 4.General business – orders of the day relating to private senators’ bills

29 – Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage– Resumption of second reading debate

AG committee amendments [sheet 7475]

Commenced 9:31 AM
Debate in progress

[Time limit: 2 hours and 20 minutes]

 5.Notices of motion

 6.Selection of Bills Committee

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator Bushby) to present report no. 2 of 2015 and move for its adoption

 7.Placing of business

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the government business to be considered at 12.45 pm

Manager of Government Business (Senator Fifield) to move a motion relating to the order of general business for today

Postponement notifications:

general business notice of motion no. 633 to be postponed to 16 March 2015 (standing in the name of Senator O'Sullivan re country of origin labelling

Committees – extensions of time to report received prior to printing:

Education and Employment Legislation Committee – 2014-15 additional estimates – extended from 17 March to 21 April 2015

 8.Discovery of formal business

General business notices of motion

624 – Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate (Senator Lazarus) and Senator Wang – Coal seam gas

633– Senator O’Sullivan – Country of Origin Labelling

634 – Senator Waters – Coal seam gas extraction activity

635 – Senator Rhiannon – Introduction of the International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015

636 – Senator Rhiannon – Animal protection

637 – Senators Day, Leyonhjelm, Muir, Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate (Senator Lazarus) and Senator Wang – Minor parties and independents

638 – Senator Siewert – Social security payments

639 – Senator Rice – Cyclist safety

 9.Committee membership, by leave

 10.Messages from the House of Representatives

 11.Order of business  It is proposed to consider business in the following order –

Government business order of the day

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

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

– Resumption of second reading debate

 

In respect of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013: 

Government committee amendments [sheet BN295]

 

 

In respect of the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013: 

Government committee amendment [sheet BN296]

 

At 12.45 pm

It is proposed to consider the following government business orders of the day –

 2 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition (Sunset Extension) Bill 2015 [homepage– Resumption of second reading debate

 3 – Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage

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

– Resumption of second reading debate

 4 – Defence Legislation Amendment (Military Justice Enhancements—Inspector-General ADF) Bill 2014 [homepage– Resumption of second reading debate

At 2 pm

 12.Questions

 13.Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

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

Chair of the Standing Committee on Publications (Senator O’Sullivan) to present the 13th report and move for its adoption

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present additional information received by legislation committees relating to estimates hearings

 15.Ministerial statements

At 4 pm

 16.First speech – Senator Muir

Not later than 4.30 pm

 17.General business notice of motion

624 – Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate (Senator Lazarus) and Senator Wang – Coal seam gas

Not later than 6 pm

 18.General business – consideration of government documents (refer to today’s printed Notice Paper, page 6)

[Time limit: 1 hour
Total time limit for items: 
2 hours 30 minutes]

Not later than 7 pm

 19.Consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports (refer to today’s printed Notice Paper, page 9)

[Time limit: 1 hour]

 20.Adjournment proposed – 8 pm

 21.Adjournment – (no time limit)

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

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