Wednesday 1 November 2006 2006-07 Supplementary Budget Estimates

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No. 76/2006

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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 2006-07 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 listed below is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

Committee proceedings can be viewed on the Internet

Committee Hansards can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 62773010) 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.

 

Community Affairs Committee

Portfolios allocated: Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Health and Ageing

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9am until 10.50pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Health and Ageing portfolio, including Medibank Private, Private Health Insurance Administration Council and Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 2 November 2006 in Senate Committee Room 2S1, calling the:

  • Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs portfolio, commencing with the department.

 

Economics Committee

Portfolios allocated: Industry, Tourism and Resources; Treasury

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.05am until 11.01pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Industry, Tourism and Resources portfolio, including IP Australia, Tourism Australia and Geoscience Australia; and
  • called the department and agencies of the Treasury portfolio, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and Inspector-General of Taxation.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 2 November 2006 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, calling the:

  • Treasury portfolio, commencing with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

 

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee

Portfolios allocated: Education, Science and Training; Employment and Workplace Relations

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9am until 11.01pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Education, Science and Training portfolio, including the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Research Council and Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 2 November 2006 in Senate Committee Room 2S3, calling the:

  • Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio, commencing with the Office of the Employment Advocate.

 

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Portfolios allocated: Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs); Foreign Affairs and Trade

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9am until 11pm.

The committee:

  • called the departments and agencies of the Defence portfolio (including Veterans’ Affairs), including the Defence Materiel Organisation.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 2 November 2006 in the Main Committee Room, calling the:

  • Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio, commencing with the department.

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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 3015

e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au