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ORDER OF BUSINESS

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

2. Documents to be presented, pursuant to standing order 61 - Consideration at item 12

3. Tabling of documents by Clerk, including letters relating to the Senate orders on appointments and vacancies, grants and estimates

4. Committees—proposed meetings to be authorised

Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity to meet today

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services to meet today

Finance and Public Administration References Committee to meet today

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee to meet today

Select Committee on Health to meet today

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to meet today and 4 May 2016

Select Committee on Unconventional Gas Mining to meet today

At 2 pm

6. Questions

7. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

8. Notices of motion

Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Williams) to withdraw business of the Senate notices of motion nos 1, 2 and 3 for 13 sitting days after today proposing the disallowance of a principle and instruments

9. Placing of business

Postponements to be authorised

Committees—extensions of time to be authorised

10. Formal motions

Business of the Senate

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area – East Kimberley) Determination 2016 [F2016L00307]

General business

1160—Senator Moore—Order for the production of documents—Social Ventures Australia reports

1161—Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong)—Order for the production of documents—2015-16 Additional estimates—unanswered questions on notice

1162—Senator Ludlam—Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners—Barndioota station

1163—Senator Simms—Xulhaz Mannan

1164—Senator Waters—Australian Renewable Energy Agency

1165—Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale)—International Parliamentarians for West Papua

1166—Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale)—Dental care

1167—Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale)—Order for the production of documents—Hospital funding in regional Victoria

1168—Senator Xenophon—Safety measures for remote area nurses

1169—Senator Gallagher—Order for the production of documents—Medicare

1170—Senator Lindgren—Vietnam War

proposed amended motion

11. Matter of public importance – letter received from Senator Moore

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

12. Consideration of documents tabled earlier today

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

13. Committee reports and government responses

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works—4th, 5th and 6th reports of 2016 (Chair, Senator Smith)

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—5th report and alert digest no. 5 of 2016 (Chair, Senator Polley)

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—119th and 120th reports and delegated legislation monitor no. 5 of 2016 (Chair, Senator Williams)

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—37th report of the 44th Parliament

Joint Select Committee on Trade and Investment Growth—Australia’s future in research and innovation

Select Committee relating to the establishment of a National Integrity Commission—interim report (Chair, Senator Wang)

Select Committee into the Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures—3rd and 4th interim reports (Chair, Senator Whish-Wilson)

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—interim reports (Chair, Senator Sterle):

aspects of road safety in Australia

future role and contribution of regional capitals

use of Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Perth Freight Link (Chair, Senator Sterle)

Government response:

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security—review of the re-listing of terrorist organisations

Committee reports and government responses listed from page 8 of today’s printed Notice Paper

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

14. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement relating to Anzac Day commemorations

15. Committee memberships

16. Messages from the House of Representatives

Bills for concurrence—

Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience and Collateral Protection) Bill 2016

[this bill is not subject to the bills cut-off order]

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment Bill 2016

[this bill is not subject to the bills cut-off order]

Bill for concurrence—

Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Bill 2016

[this bill is not subject to the bills cut-off order]

17. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notice of motion

1—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area – East Kimberley) Determination 2016 [F2016L00307]

Government business continued

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The sitting of the Senate will be suspended from 6.30 pm till 8.30 pm

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18. Budget statement and documents 2016-17

Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann) to table the Budget statement for 2016-17 and related documents and, by leave, to move that the Senate take note of the statement and documents (debate to be adjourned)

19. Particulars of proposed expenditure

Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann) to table particulars of proposed and certain expenditure and, by leave, to move a motion to refer the documents to legislation committees

20. Portfolio budget statements

President to table portfolio budget statements for parliamentary departments

Minister to table portfolio budget statements for portfolio and executive departments

21. Adjournment proposed

22. Adjournment (open ended)

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

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