This week at a glance - 17 to 20 September 2012

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 No. 51/2012

17 to 20 September 2012

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On the first day of each sitting week the Senate Daily Summary outlines the business scheduled for consideration in the Senate. On subsequent days, it provides a convenient summary of the previous day’s proceedings in the Senate, with links to official Senate records.

Another document useful in tracking the business of the Senate is the Dynamic Red, which records proceedings in the Senate as they happen.

Legislation

Bills and related documents 

Bills to be considered


The Government has scheduled bills for debate this week, as follows:

17 September 2012

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Declared Commercial Fishing Activities) Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Marriage Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012 [homepage]

18 September 2012

  • Marriage Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012

19 September 2012

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-siphoning) Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Improvements) Bill (No. 2) 2011 [homepage]
    Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Improvements) Bill (No. 2) 2012 [homepage]
    Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012 [homepage]
    Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Improvements) Bill (No. 3) 2012 [homepage]
  • Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Student Visas) Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Fair Incentives to Work) Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (MySuper Core Provisions) Bill 2012 [homepage]
  • Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 4) Bill 2012 [homepage]

20 September 2012

  • Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011 [homepage]
  • Judges and Governors-General Legislation Amendment (Family Law) Bill 2012 [homepage]

Source: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/parliamentary/index.cfm

Private senator's bill to be debated

On 22 November 2010 the Senate agreed to a temporary order allowing private senators’ bills to be considered on Thursdays. On 20 September 2012 the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012 [homepage] is scheduled for debate.

Committees

Scheduled public committee hearings

Reports due to be tabled this week


Report on legislation

20 September 2012

  • Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012–Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Other report

18 September 2012

  • Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee–Detention of minors

Other business

Delegated legislation
See Disallowance Alert for a complete list of notices of motion to disallow (and outcomes)

Motions to disallow to be considered

17 September 2012

  • Notices given by Senator Siewert–
    • Social Security (Administration) (Declared income management areas) Determination 2012, made under section 123TFA of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 [homepage]
    • Social Security (Administration) (Vulnerable income management areas) Specification 2012 made under subsections 123UCA(3) and 123UGB(2) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 [homepage]
    • Social Security (Administration) (Vulnerable Welfare Payment Recipient) Principles 2012, made under subsection 123UGA(2) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 [homepage]
    • Social Security (Administration) (Specified income management Territory – Northern Territory) Specification 2012, made under subsections 123UCB(4) and 123UCC(4) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 [homepage]
    • Social Security (Administration) (Declared child protection State – New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria) Determination 2012, made under section 123TF of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 [homepage]

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Online

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

It is issued by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day’s proceedings in the Senate. For a complete account see the official record, the Journals of the Senate.

Related resources

The Order of Business (or ‘Senate Red’) and the Dynamic Red (which updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day) are also available on the Internet at www.aph.gov.au/senate

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Contact details

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e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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