Committee of the whole—consideration 2008

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Number of bills

 

to which amendments were moved in committee of the whole

43

 

to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

10

 

to which items (etc.) were opposed in committee of the whole

18


 

Number of amendments moved:
667
 
Number of requests moved:
62

Number of amendments agreed to:

438

 

Number of requests agreed to:

55

Number of amendments negatived:

219

 

Number of requests negatived:

7

Number of amendments withdrawn:

10

     
 
     
Number of amendments moved to amendments:
18
     
Number of items (etc.) opposed and negatived:
92
 
Number of items (etc.) opposed but agreed to:
12

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Bill short title

Outcome

Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008
2 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/agreed to (4 items AG)

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2008

  • consideration of message no. 233 from the House of Representatives*

3 amendments agreed to (Opp)

1 amendment agreed to (Opp)

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Assessments and Advertising) Bill 2008
1 amendment negatived (FF)
Opposed/agreed to (1 Schedule FF)
COAG Reform Bill 2008
1 amendment negatived (AG)
Corporations Amendment (Short Selling) Bill 2008
1 amendment negatived (AG)
Dental Benefits Bill 2008
1 amendment agreed to (Opp)
Excise Legislation Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2008
9 requests agreed to (Govt)
Excise Tariff Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2008
3 requests agreed to (Govt)
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008*
1 request agreed to (Govt)
3 amendments agreed to (2 Govt; 1 Opp)
2 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (2 items Govt; 2 Schedules Opp)
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008
6 amendments agreed to (Opp)
1 amendment negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (12 items and 1 Schedule Opp)
Opposed/agreed to (1 clause AG)
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008
7 amendments agreed to (Govt)
Opposed/negatived (1 Part Govt)
Opposed/agreed to (3 items Opp)
Family Law Amendment (De Facto Financial Matters and Other Measures) Bill 2008
20 requests agreed to (Govt)
34 amendments agreed to (Govt)
1 amendment negatived (Opp)
Amendment moved to request:
1 negatived (Opp to Govt)
Financial System Legislation Amendment (Financial Claims Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2008
1 amendment negatived (AG)
First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Bill 2008
2 amendments negatived (AG)
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008
8 amendments agreed to (6 Govt; 1 Opp; 1 Senators Macdonald and Boswell )
3 amendments negatived (Opp)
Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits and Wholesale Funding Appropriation Bill 2008
2 amendments negatived (AG)
Higher Education Support Amendment (Removal of the Higher Education Workplace Relations Requirements and National Governance Protocols Requirements and Other Matters) Bill 2008
2 amendments negatived (Opp)
Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008 [No. 2]
13 amendments agreed to (11 Senator Troeth; 2 AG)
1 amendment negatived (AG)
Amendments moved to amendments:
5 agreed to (AG to Senator Troeth)
Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008*
6 amendments agreed to (5 Opp; 1 AD)
3 amendments negatived (AG)
Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2008
10 amendments agreed to (Govt)
Opposed/negatived (8 items Govt)
National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008
2 amendments agreed to (Govt)
Nation-building Funds Bill 2008*
76 amendments agreed to (67 Opp; 9 Opp/AG)
3 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (2 clauses Opp)
Amendments moved to amendments:
2 negatived (1 AG to Opp/AG; 1 Opp to Opp/AG)
Nation-building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008*
1 amendment agreed to (Opp)
Opposed/negatived (6 items Opp)
Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Bill 2008
13 amendments agreed to (2 Govt; 11 Opp)
11 amendments negatived (AG)
Reserve Bank Amendment (Enhanced Independence) Bill 2008
3 amendments agreed to (2 Opp; 1 AD)
Amendment moved to amendment:
1 negatived (FF to Opp)
Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008
11 requests agreed to (8 Govt; 2 Opp; 1 FF)
2 requests negatived (Opp)
Safe Work Australia Bill 2008*
12 amendments agreed to (8 Opp; 1 AG; 3 Ind)
Opposed/negatived (12 subclauses, 1 Division Opp; 1 subclause AG)
Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—General Law Reform) Bill 2008
2 requests agreed to (Govt)
91 amendments agreed to
(Govt)
5 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (24 items, 3 Parts Govt)
Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—Superannuation) Bill 2008*
2 requests agreed to (Govt)
4 amendments agreed to (3 Govt; 1 Opp)
3 amendments negatived (1 Govt; 2 AG)
Amendments moved to amendment:
2 negatived (AG to Govt)

Schools Assistance Bill 2008

  • consideration of message no. 225 from the House of Representatives*

8 amendments agreed to (4 Govt; 4 Opp)
4 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (1 clause FF)

1 amendment negatived (FF)

Skills Australia Bill 2008
1 amendment negatived (AD)
Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Allowances) Bill 2008
1 request negatived (AG)
Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008
3 amendments negatived (AG)
Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008
2 amendments agreed to (Govt)
4 amendments negatived (AG)
Opposed/negatived (5 Schedules Govt)
Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008
3 amendments agreed to (Govt)
Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 4) Bill 2008
1 amendment agreed to (Opp)
Opposed/negatived (1 Schedule Opp)
Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 5) Bill 2008
2 amendments negatived (AG/Joyce/Xenophon)
Tax Laws Amendment (Luxury Car Tax) Bill 2008
4 requests agreed to (1 Govt; 1 Ind; 1 FF)
4 requests negatived (Opp)
Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Bill (No. 2) 2008
7 amendments agreed to (6 AG/Ind; 1 AG)
6 amendments withdrawn (Ind)
Tax Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Reduction) Bill 2008
62 amendments negatived (34 AD; 28 AG)
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008
20 amendments agreed to (Govt)
1 amendment negatived (AD)
Opposed/negatived (1 Subsection Govt)
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008
29 amendments agreed to (13 Govt; 16 Opp)
2 amendments negatived (Govt)
Amendment moved to amendment:
1 agreed to (AD to Opp)
Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill 2008*
1 amendment agreed to (Ind)
Opposed/negatived (8 items Opp)
Temporary Residents' Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2008
3 requests agreed to (Govt)
11 amendments agreed to (Govt)
1 amendment withdrawn (Xenophon)
Opposed/negatived (1 item Govt)
Urgent Relief for Single Age Pensioners Bill 2008
10 amendments negatived (2 AG; 8 FF)
Water Amendment Bill 2008*
16 amendments agreed to (4 Opp; 7 AG; 2 Opp/AG; 3 Xenophon)
39 amendments negatived (4 Opp; 32 AG; 3 Xenophon)
3 amendments withdrawn (2 Opp; 1 AG)
Opposed/agreed to (1 item Opp)
Amendments moved to amendments:
4 agreed to (1 Opp to Opp/AG; 2 Opp to AG; 1 AG to Opp)
2 negatived (1 Xenophon to Opp; 1 AG to Opp)
Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008
9 amendments agreed to (LP)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Bill 2008
37 amendments agreed to (Govt)
45 amendments negatived (16 AD; 29 AG)
Opposed/agreed to (2 Subdivisions AG)

 

* See also Amendments and requests—Disagreements


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