Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred† 

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Financial Transparency) Bill 2020
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: 23 November 2020) 

Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 5 November 2020) 

Civil Aviation (Unmanned Aircraft Levy) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Civil Aviation Amendment (Unmanned Aircraft Levy Collection and Payment) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020) 

Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Grid Reliability Fund) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020)

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Banning Dirty Donations) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: second sitting day of March 2021) 

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donation Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 23 March and 3 September 2020; reporting date: 3 December 2020)

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019
Referred to the Select Committee on the Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan (referred 12 September 2019; reporting date: 1 November 2020)

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Economic Disruption) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 10 November 2020)

Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of Defence Force Response to Emergencies) Bill 2020
Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020) 

Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 6 November 2020)

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Climate Trigger) Bill 2020
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 26 March 2020 reporting date: second sitting Wednesday of 2021)

Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020)

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 5 December 2019; reporting date: 20 November 2020)

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Category Standards and Other Measures) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 27 November 2020) 

Intelligence and Security Legislation Amendment (Implementing Independent Intelligence Review) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 23 March and 6 October 2020; reporting date: 9 December 2020) 

National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill 2020 [Provisions]
National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 30 November 2020)  

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 5 November 2020) 

Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) Bill 2019
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 12 September 2019; reporting date varied 16 September 2019 and 26 March 2020; reporting date: second sitting Wednesday of 2021)

Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment (Reform and Modernisation) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020)

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 8 October 2020; reporting date: 6 November 2020)  

Treasury Laws Amendment (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Bill 2020
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 3 September 2020; reporting date: 4 November 2020)

‡Pursuant to adoption of report of Selection of Bills Committee

†Further information about the progress of these bills may be found in the Department of the Senate’s Bills List

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