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Under standing orders 38 and 166, committees, ministers and the Auditor—General may present reports and documents to the President, the Deputy President or a temporary chair of committees when the Senate is not sitting. Reports and documents so presented are authorised for publication. Reports and documents listed here were presented since the Senate last met.

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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 3 April 2019

Documents presented by the President

Commonwealth Ombudsman—Activities under Part V of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979—Report for 2017-18. [Received 24 May 2019]

Committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 38(7))

  1. Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Additional information. [Received 4 April 2019]
  2. Economics References Committee—Report—Inquiry into credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship—
  3. Education and Employment References Committee—Report—Jobactive: failing those it is intended to serve—Additional information. [Received 4 April 2019]
  4. Education and Employment References Committee—Report—The people behind 000: mental health of our first responders—Additional information. [Received 4 April 2019]
  5. Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Report—Effectiveness of the current temporary skilled visa system in targeting genuine skills shortages—Additional information. [Received 4 April 2019]
  6. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 [Provisions], National Integrity (Parliamentary Standards) Bill 2018 [Provisions], National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 (No. 2)—Report, dated April 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, document presented to the committee and submissions. [Received 5 April 2019]
  7. Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Allegations of political interference in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Correction. [Received 8 April 2019]
  8. Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee—Resolution of disputes with financial service providers within the justice system—Report, dated April 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submission. [Received 8 April 2019]
  9. National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Telling Australia's Story – and why it's important: Report on the inquiry into Canberra's national institutions—Report, dated April 2019. [Received 8 April 2019]
  10. Economics Legislation Committee—Banking System Reform (Separation of Banks) Bill 2019—Report, dated May 2019, and submissions. [Received 8 May 2019]
  11. Budget estimates 2019-20—Reports, dated May 2019—
  12. Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Annual reports referred to committees—Report no. 1 of 2019, dated May 2019. [Received 14 May 2019]

Government responses to Parliamentary Committee reports (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—183rd report: Aspects of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement revisited—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 4 April 2019]
  2. National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Inquiry into the Australian Antarctic Territory—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 5 April 2019]
  3. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—The independence of regulatory decisions made by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 5 April 2019]
  4. Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 9 April 2019]
  5. Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—Whistleblower Protections—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 9 April 2019]
  6. Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Risk and opportunities associated with the use of the bumblebee population in Tasmania for commercial pollination purposes—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 10 April 2019]
  7. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Report—Need or regulation of mobility scooters, also known as motorised wheelchairs—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 10 April 2019]
  8. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee— Report—Proposed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 12 April 2019]
  9. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Report—Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 [Provisions] and Customs Tariff Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 12 April 2019]
  10. Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—181st report—Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership—Government response, dated April 2019. [Received 12 April 2019]

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Clean Energy Regulator—2018 Annual Statement to the Parliament on the progress towards the 2020 Large-scale Renewable Energy Target, dated March 2019. [Received 4 April 2019]
  2. Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013—Independent review into the operation of the Act and Rule—Government response, dated 2 April 2019. [Received 5 April 2019]
  3. Regional Forest Agreement—Deed of variation in relation to the Regional Forest Agreement for the south-west region of Western Australia. [Received 5 April 2019]
  4. Australian Law Reform Commission—Report no. 135—Family law for the future: An inquiry into the family law system—
  5. Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003—Operation of the Government co-contribution scheme—

Reports of the Auditor-General (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 33 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Governance and integrity of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility: Northern Australia Infrastructure facility. [Received 10 April 2019]
  2. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 34 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Effectiveness of board governance at Old Parliament House: Old Parliament House. [Received 18 April 2019]
  3. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 35 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Governance of the Special Broadcasting Service Corporation: Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS). [Received 26 April 2019]
  4. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 36 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Effectiveness of board governance at the Australian Institute of Marine Science: Australian Institute of Marine Science. [Received 30 April 2019]
  5. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 37 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Effectiveness of board governance at the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust. [Received 2 May 2019]
  6. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 38 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Application of cost recovery principles: Australian Maritime Safety Authority; Department of Agriculture and Water Resources; Department of Health. [Received 14 May 2019]
  7. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 39 of 2018-19—Performance audit—The Bureau of Meteorology's delivery of extreme weather services: Bureau of Meteorology. [Received 22 May 2019]
  8. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 40 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Modernising Army Command and Control – the Land 200 Program: Department of Defence. [Received 23 May 2019]

Returns to order (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority—Proposed Armidale site—Arson investigation—Order of 2 April 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) responding to the order. [Received 4 April 2019]
  2. Gene Technology Regulations 2001—Proposed amendments—Draft advice—Order of 14 February 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) responding to the order and raising a public interest immunity claim. [Received 4 April 2019]
  3. Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority—Proposed Armidale site—Arson investigation—Order of 2 April 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan), dated 4 April 2019, responding to the order and raising a public interest immunity claim. [Received 5 April 2019]
  4. Universal Service Obligation—Order of 3 April 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Communications and the Arts (Senator Fifield), dated 4 April 2019, responding to the order and raising public interest immunity claims. [Received 5 April 2019]

Indexed lists of departmental and agency files (continuing order of the Senate of 30 May 1996, as amended)

Attorney-General's portfolio. [Received 5 April 2019]

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (including the Australian War Memorial). [Received 8 April 2019]

Environment and Energy portfolio. [Received 15 April 2019]

Health portfolio [2]. [Received 4 April 2019]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 10 April 2019]

Lists of departmental and agency appointments and vacancies (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008, as amended)

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio (Office for Women). [Received 4 April 2019]

Lists of departmental and agency grants (continuing order of the Senate of 24 June 2008)

Attorney-General’s portfolio—Correction. [Received 26 April 2019]

Australian Research Council. [Received 8 April 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio (Office for Women). [Received 4 April 2019]

Statements of departmental and agency unanswered estimates questions on notice (continuing order of the Senate of 25 June 2014)

Digital Transformation Agency. [Received 5 April 2019]

Health portfolio. [Received 5 April 2019]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 4 April 2019]

Jobs and Small Business portfolio. [Received 4 April 2019]

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