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No. 87/2005

www.aph.gov.au/senate

 Friday 2 December 2005 

The Senate met from 9.30am until 6.07pm

Legislation

For full text of bills and other associated documents

No bills were introduced in the Senate 

The following bill was passed with amendments

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005–1 Democrat, and 313 government amendments agreed to, 3 items and 4 section s negatived  [The House of Representatives will now consider the amendments made by the Senate]

Delegated legislation

For a complete list of notices of motion to disallow (and outcomes)

Notices of motion given

Notices were given by the Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances to disallow the following delegated legislation [The regulations will be deemed to be disallowed if the notice is not agreed to or withdrawn within 15 sitting days after 2 December 2005–ie by 29 March 2006]:

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Regulations 2005, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 204 and made under the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
  • Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment [second edition], made under sub section 28(1) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

Committees

For scheduled public committee hearings

For committee reports

Notice of motion given

To refer matters to a committee

  • Commonwealth-State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA)–Funding and operation, and related matters–Community Affairs References Committee–to report by 17 August 2006

Notices of motion

For other notices of motion not mentioned elsewhere

Documents

No petitions were received

No government documents were tabled

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This week at a glance
5-9 December 2005

Legislation

For full text of bills and other associated documents click here

The following bills may be considered on the days indicated

5 December 2005

  • Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005

6 December 2005

  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005
  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005

7 December 2005

  • Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2005
  • Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Related Amendments) Bill 2005
  • Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Safety-nets) Bill 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (Loss Recoupment Rules and Other Measures) Bill 2005

8 December 2005

  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Amendment Bill 2005
  • Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
  • Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (2005 Measures No. 4) Bill 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (2005 Measures No. 5) Bill 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (Improvements to Self Assessment) Bill (No. 2) 2005
  • Tax Laws Amendment (Superannuation Contributions Splitting) Bill 2005
  • Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment (Stored Communications and Other Measures) Bill 2005
  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2005

9 December 2005

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2005
  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Measures No. 4) Bill 2005
  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Budget Measures) Bill 2005
  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2005
  • National Health Amendment (Budget Measures—Pharmaceutical Benefits Safety Net) Bill 2005

Committees

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

5 December 2005

  • Government advertising–Finance and Public Administration References Committee

8 December 2005

  • Matters specified in paragraph (c) of the terms of reference for the inquiry into the Chen Yonglin and Vivian Solon cases and any related matters–Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee 

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