Number of orders for the production of documents
Orders for the production of documents:
Documents submitted to Food Standards Australia New
Zealand relating to applications for genetically-modified foods or
foods derived from genetically-modified organisms.
Order made: 7 February 2006 (moved by
Senator Stott Despoja)
For tabling: 8 February 2006
Documents tabled: 8 and 27 February
Statement by leave: The Minister for
Justice and Customs, 8 February 2006, tabling certain documents and
claiming that due to the volume and complexity of the request
certain other documents would be available as soon as
Documents tabled pursuant to existing orders:
Departmental and agency contracts
List of departmental and agency contracts.
Order made: 20 June 2001 (Varied 27 September 2001, 18
and 26 June and 4 December 2003)
For tabling: not later than 30 September each year
Documents tabled: 27 and 28 February and 1, 2, 27, 28
and 29 March, 17 August, 4, 6, 7, 11 and 14 September, 9 October
and 27 November 2006
Health Insurance—Anti-competitive health cover
Assessment reports by the Australian Competition and Consumer
Commission on anti-competitive health cover practices.
Order made: 25 March 1999 (Varied 18 September 2002)
For tabling: at the end of each period of 12 months
ending on or after June 2003
Document tabled: 4 December 2006
Indexed lists of departmental and agency
Indexed lists of files of government
departments and agencies. Order made
: 30 May 1996 (Varied
3 December 1998) For tabling
: by the tenth day of the
autumn and spring sittings each year or statements of compliance
that such indexed lists of files have been placed on the Internet.
Documents tabled: 27 and 28 February and 2, 27, 29 and
30 March, 9 May, 13 June, 8 August, 4, 5, 6, 11 and 14 September, 9
and 12 October 2006
Taxation—Deductible gift recipient
Documents relating to the issue of deductible gift recipient
status of environment groups.
Order made: 21 June 2005 (moved by Senator Brown)
For tabling: 22 June 2005
Statements by leave:
The Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous
Affairs, 23 June 2005, stating that it was an unwarranted diversion
of resources to provide the documents.
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence (Senator
Sandy Macdonald), 1 March 2006, indicating that the Government was
not prepared to divert resources away from the Government's key
role of protecting the environment.
Documents providing details of all provisions of Acts which come
into effect on proclamation and which have not yet been proclaimed,
including statements of reasons for their non-proclamation and
information relating to the timetable for their operation, as at 31
Document tabled: 17 August 2006