Monday 30 October 2006 2006-07 Supplementary Budget Estimates

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No. 74/2006

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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.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee
Portfolios allocated: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts; Environment and Heritage

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.07am until 11.05pm.

The committee:

  • called the following agencies of the Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio: Special Broadcasting Service, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia Post and Australian Communications and Media Authority; and
  • did not require Outcome 3 of the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts.

The committee will next meet on Tuesday 31 October 2006 in Senate Committee Room 2S3, calling the:

  • Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio, commencing with Outcome 2; and
  • Department and agencies of the Environment and Heritage portfolio.

 

Finance and Public Administration Committee
Portfolios allocated: Finance and Administration; Human Services; Parliament; Prime Minister and Cabinet

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9am until 11.01pm.

The committee:

  • called the Parliamentary departments, department and agencies of the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio, including the National Water Commission, Office of National Assessments, Australian National Audit Office, and Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman; and
  • did not require the Office of the Official Secretary of the Governor-General, Australian Public Service Commission, and Inspector General of Intelligence and Security.

The committee will next meet on Tuesday 31 October 2006 in Senate Committee Room 2S1, calling the:

  • Finance and Public Administration portfolio commencing with the Australian Electoral Commission.

 

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Portfolios allocated: Attorney-General; Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.06am until 10.58pm.

The committee:

  • called the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.

The committee will next meet on Tuesday 31 October 2006 in the Main Committee Room, calling the:

  • Attorney-General’s portfolio commencing with the Administrative Appeal Tribunal.

 

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee
Portfolios allocated: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Transport and Regional Services

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9am until 11pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Transport and Regional Services portfolio, including the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Civil Aviation Safety Authority and Airservices Australia; and
  • did not require the Inspector of Transport Security, Office of Transport Security and National Capital Authority.

The committee will next meet on Tuesday 31 October 2006 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, calling the:

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 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