Current list

Documents presented out of sitting after the Senate adjourned on 2 September 2021

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

Committee reports

  1. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Annual report of committee activities 2020-2021, dated September 2021. [Received 14 September 2021]
  2. Community Affairs Legislation Committee—Budget estimates 2021-22—Report, dated September 2021. [Received 15 September 2021]
  3. Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—Human rights scrutiny report 11 of 2021, dated 16 September 2021. [Received 16 September 2021]
  4. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2020—Advisory report, dated September 2021. [Received 16 September 2021]
  5. Scrutiny of Bills—Standing Committee—Scrutiny digest 15 of 2021, dated 16 September 2021. [Received 16 September 2021]

Government responses to Parliamentary Committee reports

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Compassion, not commerce: An inquiry into human organ trafficking and organ transplant tourism—Government response, dated September 2021. [Received 16 September 2021]

Government documents

  1. Australian Building and Construction Commission—Performance of the functions and the exercise of powers of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner—Quarterly report for the period 1 April to 30 June 2021. [Received 9 September 2021]
  2. Civil Aviation Safety Authority—Corporate Plan 2021-22—Replacement. [Received 9 September 2021]
  3. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Australia’s welfare 2021—Fifteenth biennial report. [Received 16 September 2021]
  4. Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995—Report for 2017-18 on the operation of the Act. [Received 16 September 2021]

Reports of the Auditor-General

  1. Audit report no. 2 of 2021–22—Performance audit—Workforce planning in the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation: Australian Security Intelligence Organisation. [Received 8 September 2021]
  2. Audit report no. 3 of 2021–22—Performance audit—Department of Health’s management of financial assistance under the Medical Research Future Fund: Department of Health. [Received 9 September 2021]
  3. Audit report no. 4 of 2021–22—Performance audit—Defence’s contract administration — Defence Industry Security Program: Department of Defence. [Received 13 September 2021]

Returns to order

  1. Department of Home Affairs—Protection visas—Statement pursuant to the order of the Senate of 14 November 2019—August 2021. [Received 9 September 2021]
  2. COVID-19—Vaccination certificates—Order of 18 March 2021 (1077)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Government Services (Senator Reynolds), responding to the order. [Received 13 September 2021]
  3. Australian Research Council—Grant recommendations—Letter of advice pursuant to the order of the Senate of 27 February 2020—August 2021. [Received 15 September 2021]

Indexed lists of departmental and agency files

Finance portfolio. [Received 9 September 2021]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio—Museum of Australian Democracy. [Received 8 September 2021]

Unanswered questions on notice

Home Affairs portfolio. [Received 8 September 2021]

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources portfolio—Resources and Water. [Received 16 September 2021]