This week at a glance 10-12 May 2005


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No. 21/2005

Budget 2005-06

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The Senate will meet on Tuesday 10 May at 12.30pm. The Minister for Finance and Administration will table the 2005-06 budget documents in the Senate at 8.00pm. The documents will then be referred to legislation committees to enable the committees to hold estimates hearings. Budget estimates hearings are scheduled from 23 May to 3 June 2005.

Legislation

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The following bills may be considered on the days indicated

10 May 2005

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Telecommunications Interception and Other Measures) Bill 2005
  • Family Law Amendment Bill 2005
  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Right of Entry) Bill 2004

11 May 2005

  • Border Protection Legislation Amendment (Deterrence of Illegal Foreign Fishing) Bill 2005
  • Criminal Code Amendment (Trafficking in Persons Offences) Bill 2004 [2005]
  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005
  • Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005

12 May 2005

  • Australian Institute of Marine Science Amendment Bill 2005
  • Consular Privileges and Immunities Amendment Bill 2005
  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005
  • Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (International Obligations and Other Matters) Bill 2005
  • National Security Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
  • Social Security Amendment (Extension of Youth Allowance and Austudy Eligibility to New Apprentices) Bill 2005
  • Statute Law Revision Bill 2005
  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Regular Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2005

Committees

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The following reports are due to be tabled on the days indicated

11 May 2005

  • Migration Litigation Reform Bill 2005–Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee
  • National Security Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2005–Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee
  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Regular Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2005–Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

12 May 2005

  • AusLink (National Land Transport) Bill 2004 and the AusLink (National Land Transport—Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2004–Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee
  • Indigenous education–Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

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