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This week at a glance - 17 to 19 November 2014

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No. 70/2014

17 to 19 November 2014

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On the first day of each sitting week the Senate Daily Summary outlines the business scheduled for consideration in the Senate. On subsequent days, it provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings in the Senate, with links to official Senate records.

Another document useful in tracking the business of the Senate is the Dynamic Red, which records proceedings in the Senate as they happen.

Addresses by heads of state

17 November 2014

Senators are invited to attend a meeting of the House for an address by His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China

18 November 2014

Senators are invited to attend a meeting of the House for an address (prior to the meeting of the Senate) by the Honourable Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India

 

Legislation

Bills and related documents

Bills to be considered

The Government has scheduled bills for debate this week, as follows:

 

17 November 2014

Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 6) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013 [homepage]

18 November 2014

Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Private Health Insurance Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Supplement Cessation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

19 November 2014

Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014 [homepage]

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Unexplained Wealth and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges (Amendment) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Source: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/parliamentary/index.cfm

 

Committees

No reports due to be tabled this week

 

Other business

Documents presented out of sitting to be tabled on 17 November 2014

Delegated legislation

See Disallowance Alert for a complete list of notices of motion to disallow (and outcomes)

Motions to disallow to be considered

17 November 2014

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012–Fair Entitlements Guarantee Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1), as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 147 [F2014L01372]

 

19 November 2014

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997–Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (2014 Measures No. 6) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 107 [F2014L00841]

 

Online

The Senate Daily Summary is available at www.aph.gov.au/senate

It is issued by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day’s proceedings in the Senate. For a complete account see the official record, the Journals of the Senate.

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Related resources

The Order of Business (or ‘Senate Red’) and the Dynamic Red (which updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day) are also available at www.aph.gov.au/senate

Contact details

Inquiries, comments and suggestions:
phone: (02) 6277 3021
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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