2009-10 Supplementary Budget Estimates: Wednesday, 21 October 2009

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No. 72/2009

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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 am until 11 pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Health and Ageing portfolio, including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority, the Australian Sports Commission, Cancer Australia, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Private Health Insurance Administration Council and the Professional Services Review.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 22 October 2009 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 am until 11 pm.

The committee called:

  • the department and agencies of the Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio, including the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, the Australian Research Council, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, IP Australia and the Office of the Chief Scientist;
  • the department and agencies of the Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio, including Geoscience Australia and Tourism Australia; and
  • the department and agencies of the Treasury portfolio, including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 22 October 2009 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, again calling the Treasury 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 am until 10.59 pm.

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

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 22 October 2009 in Senate Committee Room 2S3, calling the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio, commencing with the department.

 

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 am until 10.20 pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Defence portfolio, including Defence Housing Australia, the Defence Force Ombudsman and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 22 October 2009 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 supplementary budget 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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