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This week at a glance - 24 to 27 November 2014

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No. 74/2014

24 to 27 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.

Legislation

Bills and related documents

Bills to be considered

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

24 November 2014

Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) 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]

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

Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Migration Amendment (Character and General Visa Cancellation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

25 November 2014

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

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 [homepage]

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

26 November 2014

Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

27 November 2014

Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Bill 2014 [homepage]

Australian War Memorial Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

Customs Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Customs Tariff Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage – private senator’s bill]

Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013 [homepage – private senator’s bill]

Freedom of Information Amendment (New Arrangements) Bill 2014 [homepage]

mnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014 [homepage]

Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 [homepage]

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

Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014 [homepage]

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

Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

Reports due to be tabled this week

24 November 2014

Economics Legislation Committee–Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014

Education and Employment Legislation Committee–Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee–National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee–Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee–Migration Amendment (Character and General Visa Cancellation) Bill 2014

25 November 2014

Economics Legislation Committee–Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 6) Bill 2014

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee–

  • Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Bill 2014
  • Freedom of Information Amendment (New Arrangements) Bill 2014

26 November 2014

Community Affairs References Committee–Income inequality

Environment and Communications References Committee–National Landcare Program

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee–Australian Federal Police – Oil for Food Taskforce

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee–Infrastructure Australia Amendment (Cost Benefit Analysis and Other Measures) Bill 2014

27 November 2014

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee–Customs Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee–Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014

Other business

Documents presented out of sitting to be tabled on 24 November 2014

Delegated legislation

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

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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