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ORDER OF BUSINESS

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

Commenced 12:30 PM

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

Commenced 12:31 PM
Documents tabled

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

Commenced 12:31 PM
Documents tabled

4. Committees—proposed meetings to be authorised

Commenced 12:31 PM

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

Commenced 12:31 PM

5.  Government business orders of the day

Commenced 12:32 PM

1—Supply (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2016-2017

Supply Bill (No. 1) 2016-2017

Supply Bill (No. 2) 2016-2017

—resumption of second reading debate

Commenced 12:32 PM
Bills passed without amendments

2—Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2016—resumption of second reading debate

Commenced 12:57 PM
Bill passed without amendments

Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Bill 2016 - message reported; second reading

AG committee amendments [sheet 7916]

Commenced 1:34 PM
Debate interrupted at 2 pm

At 2 pm

6. Questions

Commenced 2:00 PM
Concluded

7. Motions to take note of answers

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

Commenced 3:04 PM
Debate concluded

8. Notices of motion

Commenced 3:36 PM

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

Commenced 3:36 PM
Notices given, and withdrawn

9. Placing of business

Commenced 3:37 PM

Postponements to be authorised

Committees—extensions of time to be authorised

10. Formal motions

Commenced 3:37 PM

Business of the Senate

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

to be debated at item 17

General business

Commenced 3:37 PM

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

Commenced 3:37 PM
Agreed to

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

Senate divided (3.46pm): ayes - 37; noes - 29

Commenced 3:45 PM
Agreed to

1162—Senator Ludlam—Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners—Barndioota station

Senate divided (3.56pm): ayes - 12; noes - 48

Commenced 3:53 PM
Negatived

1163—Senators Simms and Smith—Xulhaz Mannan

Commenced 3:38 PM
Agreed to

1164—Senator Waters—Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Senate divided (4.01pm): ayes - 12; noes - 46

Commenced 3:59 PM
Negatived

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

Commenced 4:04 PM
Formality denied

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

Commenced 3:39 PM
Agreed to

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

Commenced 3:42 PM
Agreed to

1168—Senator Xenophon—Safety measures for remote area nurses

Commenced 3:42 PM
Agreed to

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

Commenced 3:44 PM
Agreed to

1170—Senators Lindgren, Reynolds and Smith—Vietnam War

amended motion

Commenced 3:44 PM
Agreed to, as amended

Statement by the President

Commenced 4:06 PM

relating to Minister Sinodinos not appearing before a Senate committee

Chair of the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Senator McAllister) gave a notice of motion to refer matters to the Committee of Privileges

Commenced 4:06 PM
concluded

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]

Commenced 4:11 PM
Debate concluded

12. Consideration of documents tabled earlier today

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

Commenced 5:12 PM
Documents called on but no motion was moved

13. Committee reports and government responses

Commenced 5:12 PM

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

Commenced 5:13 PM
Reports tabled. Motion to take note of the reports agreed to

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

Commenced 5:23 PM
Report and document tabled

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

Commenced 5:23 PM
Reports and document tabled

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

Commenced 5:23 PM
Report tabled

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

Commenced 5:24 PM
Reports tabled. Motion to take note agreed to

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

Commenced 6:03 PM
Reports tabled

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

Commenced 6:04 PM
Report tabled

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

Commenced 6:05 PM
report tabled; debate in progress

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

Commenced 6:09 PM
Report tabled

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]

Commenced 6:10 PM
Debate concluded

Government response:

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

Commenced 6:13 PM
Document tabled

14. Ministerial statements

Commenced 6:13 PM

Minister to table a statement relating to Anzac Day commemorations

Commenced 6:13 PM
Document tabled

Minister to table a document relating to the Senate order for the production of documents concerning the Department of Agriculture

Commenced 6:14 PM
Document tabled

15. Committee memberships

16. Messages from the House of Representatives

Commenced 6:14 PM

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]

Commenced 6:14 PM
Bills introduced. Debate adjourned

Returning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016, and informing the Senate that the House:

  • has disagreed to the amendments made by the Senate but has made identical amendments in place of those amendments; and
  • requests the reconsideration of the bill in respect of the amendments disagreed to and the concurrence of the Senate in the amendments made by the House

Schedule of amendments

Statement by chair of committees

Minister to move:

  • that the message be considered in committee of the whole immediately; and
  • the committee agrees to the amendments made by the House of Representatives, which are identical to the Senate amendments
Commenced 6:15 PM
Identical amendments agreed to

17. Business to be considered

Commenced 6:20 PM

Business of the Senate notice of motion

Commenced 6:20 PM

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

Commenced 6:20 PM
Debate interrupted at 6.30 pm

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

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Commenced 6:30 PM

18. Budget statement and documents 2016-17

Commenced 8:30 PM

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)

Commenced 8:30 PM
Documents tabled

19. Particulars of proposed expenditure

Commenced 8:30 PM

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

Commenced 8:31 PM
Documents tabled

20. Portfolio budget statements

Commenced 8:31 PM

President to table portfolio budget statements for parliamentary departments

Commenced 8:31 PM
Documents tabled

Minister to table portfolio budget statements for portfolio and executive departments

Commenced 8:31 PM
Documents tabled

21. Adjournment proposed

Commenced 8:32 PM
In progress

22. Adjournment (open ended)

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

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