This week at a glance - 9 to 12 November 2015

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No. 63/2015

9 November to 12 November 2015

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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:

9 November 2015
  • Customs Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015 [homepage] and Customs Tariff Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Education Legislation Amendment (Overseas Debt Recovery) Bill 2015 [homepage] and Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [homepage], Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 [homepage] and Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015 [homepage]
10 November 2015
  • Defence Legislation Amendment (First Principles) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Exit Arrangements) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (More Generous Means Testing for Youth Payments) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Governance) Bill 2015 [homepage] 
11 November 2015
  • Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Criminology Research) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015 [homepage]
12 November 2015
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Health Legislation Amendment (eHealth) Bill 2015 [homepage]
  • Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2013 [homepage]
  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (No Jab, No Pay) Bill 2015 [homepage]

Source: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/pmc/parliamentary-information

Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

Reports due to be tabled this week

9 November 2015
  • Australia’s automotive industry–Economics References Committee
  • Health Legislation Amendment (eHealth) Bill 2015–Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (More Generous Means Testing for Youth Payments) Bill 2015–Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (No Jab, No Pay) Bill 2015–Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Governance) Bill 2015–Economics Legislation Committee
  • Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015–Economics Legislation Committee
10 November 2015
  • Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015–Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee
  • Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome) Bill 2015–Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015–Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
11 November 2015

Treatment of people with disability in institutional and residential settings–Community Affairs References Committee

12 November 2015
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of law enforcement and justice services–Finance and Public Administration References Committee
  • Forestry managed investment schemes–Economics References Committee

Other business

Documents presented out of sitting to be tabled on 9 November 2015

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

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