Friday, 1 December 2006

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No. 88/2006

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The Senate met from 9.00am until 4.07pm


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Bills considered

The following bills were debated

  • Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006–committee of the whole commenced–2 Opposition amendments to be determined

The following bills were passed

  • Copyright Amendment Bill 2006 [The House of Representatives will now consider the amendments made by the Senate]
  • Independent Contractors Bill 2006–9 Government amendments agreed to; 1 Part negatived
    Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Bill 2006–12 Government amendments agreed to; 1 item negatived
    [The House of Representatives will now consider the amendments made by the Senate to these bills]

Notice of motion

A notice of motion was given by Senator Nettle .

Also in the Senate on Friday


Statistics on the work of the Senate this week will be available in the Statistical Summary, which forms part of StatsNet–the Department of the Senate’s online statistical collection.  

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