Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred†

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Commitments for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2018
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 15 February 2018; reporting date: 4 December 2018)

Defence Amendment (Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding) Bill 2018
Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 28 June 2018; reporting date varied 15 October 2018; reporting date: 5 December 2018)

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 23 August 2018; reporting date: 15 April 2019)

Freedom of Information Legislation Amendment (Improving Access  and Transparency) Bill 2018
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 23 August 2018; reporting date: 30 November 2018)

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Censorship) Bill 2018
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Insult and Offend) Bill 2018
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Security) Bill 2018
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

Higher Education Support (Charges) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Higher Education Support Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 18 October 2018; reporting date: 23 November 2018)

Intelligence Services Amendment (Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence Agencies) Bill 2018
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 23 August 2018; reporting date: 12 November 2018)

Judiciary Amendment (Commonwealth Model Litigant Obligations) Bill 2017
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 7 December 2017; reporting date varied 8 May, 26 June, 26 July, 13 August and 18 September 2018; reporting date: 7 December 2018)  

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 28 March 2018; reporting date varied 4 May, 18 May, 25 May, 15 June, 22 June, 29 June, 13 August, 14 August, 21 August, 19 September and 17 October 2018; reporting date: 28 November 2018)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Maintaining Income Thresholds) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 21 June 2018; reporting date varied 14 August, 21 August, 19 September and 17 October 2018; reporting date: 28 November 2018)

Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 20 September 2018; reporting date: 9 November 2018)

Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving the Energy Efficiency of Rental Properties) Bill 2018
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 23 August 2018; reporting date: 23 November 2018)

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Every State and Territory Gets Their Fair Share of GST) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 18 October 2018; reporting date: 8 November 2018)

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Foreign Investors Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Amendment Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Income Tax Rates Amendment (Sovereign Entities) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 20 September 2018; reporting date: 9 November 2018)

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 18 October 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

‡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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