Procedural orders of continuing effect


  1. Circulation of requests


  1. Disclosure of minority or dissenting reports
  2. Unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings, documents or evidence
  3. Unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings
  4. Joint committee documents – disclosure
  5. Witnesses' expenses
  6. Reference of Tax Expenditures Statement to committees considering estimates
  7. Cross portfolio estimates hearing on Indigenous matters
  8. Fair Work Australia – consideration of estimates
  9. Estimates hearings—Additional hearings on Fridays
  10. Estimates hearings—Additional hearings generally
  11. Transcription of evidence heard in an Indigenous language
  12. Environment and Communications References Committee—Determination of committee chair
  13. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee – Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 – Reference of annual reports


  1. Public interest immunity claims
  2. Senate and Senate committees – claims of commercial confidentiality

Orders for documents

  1. Indexed lists of departmental and agency files
  2. Entity contracts
  3. Agency advertising and public information projects
  4. Departmental and agency appointments and vacancies
  5. Departmental and agency grants
  6. Shipping Grants Legislation Bill 1996
  7. Health – Assessment reports by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  8. Defence – Review of materiel acquisition projects – Report by the Auditor-General
  9. Trade – Free trade agreements
  10. Estimates hearings – Unanswered questions on notice 
  11. Former ministers – Meetings
  12. Report on outstanding orders for documents
  13. Australia's national Greenhouse Gas Inventory - Quarterly updates
  14. Protection visas
  15. Emissions projections
  16. Australian Research Council - grant recommendations
  17. Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines
  18. COVID-19 vaccination certificates


  1. Publications Committee – Inclusion of documents in the Parliamentary Papers Series


  1. Disallowed questions

Parliamentary secretaries

  1. Powers

Senate chamber

  1. Australian flag
  2. Seating
  3. Media representatives and advisers – dress code
  4. Storage of Senate documents 


  1. Indigenous Australians – Closing the Gap – report Parliamentary consideration
  2. Closing the Gap statement – Suspension of sitting