2009-10 Additional Estimates: Wednesday, 10 February 2010

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Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Health and Ageing
For current information about the committee's hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 11.00pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Health and Ageing portfolio, including the Aged Care Standards Accreditation Agency, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority, Cancer Australia and Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 11 February 2010 in Senate Committee Room 2S1, calling the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs portfolio, commencing with the department.

Economics Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Innovation; Industry, Science and Research; Resources, Energy and Tourism; Treasury
For current information about the committee's hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 11.00pm.

The committee called :

  • the department and agencies of the treasury portfolio, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Productivity Commission and the Australian Taxation Office;
  • the department and agencies of the Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio, including the Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organisation, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, the Australian Research Council and the Office of the Chief Scientist; and
  • the department and agencies of the Resource, Energy and Tourism portfolio, including Geoscience Australia.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 11 February 2010 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, again calling the Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio, commencing with the department.

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
For current information about the committee's hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 11.01pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio, including Comcare, the Fair Work Ombudsman, Fair Work Australia, the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and Safe Work Australia.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 11 February 2010 in Senate Committee Room 2S3, calling the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

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 9.23pm.

The committee called the Department of Defence and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 11 February 2010 in the Main Committee Room, calling the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio, commencing with the department.

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 2009-10 additional estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate web page.

A program for each of the committees is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

Committee proceedingscan be viewed on the Internet

Committee Hansardscan be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 6277 3010) and on the Internet (when available)

The Senate Daily Summary will be published each day after the 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.

 

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Online

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

It is issued this week by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day's consideration of estimates by Senate committees. On sitting days it provides a summary of each day's proceedings in the Senate.

Further information

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 Committees
No. 13: Rights and Responsibilities of Witnesses before Senate Committees

Contact details

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

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