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No. 75/2005
www.aph.gov.au/senate

The Senate has been recalled and will meet at 12.30pm on Thursday 3 November 2005. The Senate will consider the Anti-Terrorism Bill 2005 and also determine whether the bill will be referred to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 8 November 2005. Other business will also be transacted.

 

2005-06 BUDGET ESTIMATES
supplementary hearings

Wednesday 2 November 2005

Related links
Portfolio budget statements and related papers can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 6277 3010) and on the Internet.

General information about the consideration of the 2005-06 Budget estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate webpage.

An agenda for each of the legislation committees listed below is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

The Senate Daily Summary will be published each day after the legislation committees meet. The Summary will give a brief overview on the progress made by each committee and the business each committee expects to consider the next day.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Family and Community Services; Health and Ageing
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.05am until 11.00pm.

The committee:

  • completed the Health and Ageing portfolio
  • will commence the Family and Community Services portfolio when it meets on Thursday 3 November 2005 in Senate Committee Room 2S1

 

 

Economics Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Industry, Tourism and Resources; Treasury
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.02am until 10.45pm.

The committee:

  • completed the Industry, Tourism and Resources portfolio
  • commenced the Treasury portfolio (completed Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, and National Competition Council)
  • will continue the Treasury portfolio (Productivity Commission, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, Australian Taxation Office, the Treasury, and Inspector-General of Taxation) when it meets on Thursday 3 November 2005 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Education, Science and Training; Employment and Workplace Relations
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.04am until 11.00pm.

The committee:

  • completed the Education, Science and Training portfolio
  • commenced the Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio
  • will continue the Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio (outcomes 1 and 3, Office of Employment Advocate, cross portfolio, outcome 2, and Australian Building and Construction Commission) when it meets on Thursday 3 November 2005 in Senate Committee Room 2S3

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs); Foreign Affairs and Trade
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 11.00pm.

The committee:

  • completed the Defence portfolio
  • will commence the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio when it meets on Thursday 3 November 2005 in the Main Committee Room

 

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The Senate Daily Summary is available on the Internet at www.aph.gov.au/senate
Enquiries, comments and suggestions: phone 6277 3209
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

This publicationis issued by the Senate Procedure Office as a convenient summary of each day’s consideration of estimates by Senate legislation committees. Budget estimates statements and related papers can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone: 6277 3010) and on the Internet.

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Further information
Committee Hansards can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 6277 3010) and on the Internet (when available)
Committee proceedings can be viewed on the Internet
Senate Briefs, prepared by the Senate Procedure Office, provide general information about the estimates process:
No. 4: Senate Committees
No. 5: Consideration of Estimates by the Senate’s Legislation Committees
No. 13: Rights and Responsibilities of Witnesses before Senate Committees

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