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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 14 February 2019

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

  1. Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—
    1. Additional information. [Received 15 February 2019]
    2. Corrigendum. [Received 15 February 2019]
  2. Economics Legislation Committee—Report— Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Corrigendum. [Received 20 February 2019]
  3. Economics References Committee—Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship—Report, dated February 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 22 February 2019]
  4. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Migration Amendment (Streamlining Visa Processing) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Report, dated February 2019, and submissions. [Received 25 February 2019]
  5. Joint Standing Committee on Migration—Inquiry into efficacy of current regulation of Australian migration and education agents—Report, incorporating a dissenting report, dated February 2019. [Received 27 February 2019]
  6. Joint Standing Committee on Migration—The report of the inquiry into review processes associated with visa cancellations made on criminal grounds—Report, incorporating a dissenting report, dated February 2019. [Received 27 February 2019]
  7. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Progress report, dated 6 March 2019. [Received 6 March 2019]
  8. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Censorship) Bill 2018, Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Insult and Offend) Bill 2018 and Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Security) Bill 2018—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings and submissions. [Received 8 March 2019]
  9. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018 [Provisions] and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Dissenting report. [Received 13 March 2019]
  10. Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Standing Committee—Fairness in franchising—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 14 March 2019]
  11. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Commitments for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2018—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 15 March 2019]
  12. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, document presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 18 March 2019]
  13. Environment and Communications References Committee—Rehabilitation of mining and resources projects and power station ash dams as it relates to Commonwealth responsibilities—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, document presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 20 March 2019]
  14. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2018 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 21 March 2019]
  15. Community Affairs References Committee—Support for Australia’s thalidomide survivors—Final report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 22 March 2019]
  16. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings and submissions. [Received 22 March 2019]
  17. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019 and submissions. [Received 22 March 2019]
  18. Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—185th report—Defence support-France; WTO government procurement; prisoner transfers-UAE—Report, dated March 2019. [Received 22 March 2019]
  19. Economics Legislation Committee—Australian Business Securitisation Fund Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, document presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  20. Economics Legislation Committee—Commonwealth Registers Bill 2019 and related bills [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  21. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 [Provisions] and the Excise Tariff Amendment (Supporting Craft Brewers) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019 and submission. [Received 26 March 2019]
  22. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019 and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  23. Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Fair Work Amendment (Right to Request Casual Conversion) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  24. Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Environment Legislation Amendment (Protecting Dugongs and Turtles) Bill 2019—Report, dated March 2019 and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  25. Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Water Amendment (Purchase Limit Repeal) Bill 2019—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  26. Environment and Communications References Committee—Economic and cultural value of Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services—Report, dated March 2019, Hansard record of proceedings, additional information and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]
  27. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee—Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated March 2019, and submissions. [Received 26 March 2019]

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

  1. National Broadband Network—Joint Standing Committee—2nd report of the 45th Parliament—The rollout of the NBN in rural and regional areas—Government response, dated February 2019. [Received 19 February 2019]
  2. Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Science of mitochondrial donation and related matters—Government response, dated January 2019. [Received 20 February 2019]
  3. Economics References Committee—Report—Australia's steel industry: forging ahead—Government response, dated February 2019. [Received 21 February 2019]
  4. Environment and Communications References Committee—Report—Gaming micro-transactions for chance-based items—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 6 March 2019]
  5. National Capital and External Territories—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Commonwealth approvals for ACT light rail—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 6 March 2019]
  6. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Contestability and consensus: A bipartisan approach to more effective parliamentary engagement with Defence—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 7 March 2019]
  7. National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—Report—NDIS ICT Systems—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 7 March 2019]
  8. National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—Report—Provision of assistive technology under the NDIS—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 7 March 2019]
  9. Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 13 March 2019]
  10. Finance and Public Administration References Committee—Report—Progress in the implementation of the recommendations of the 1999 Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 15 March 2019]
  11. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee—Report—Use of the quinolone anti-malarial drugs mefloquine and tafenoquine in the Australian Defence Force—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 15 March 2019]
  12. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Australia’s trade and investment relationships with countries of the Middle East—Government response, dated March 2019. [Received 22 March 2019]

Government documents (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)—Equity and diversity—Report for 2017-18. [Received 15 February 2019]
  2. Australian Communications and Media Authority—Communications Report for 2017-18. [Received 15 February 2019]
  3. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission—Telstra’s structural separation undertaking—Report for 2017-18. [Received 15 February 2019]
  4. Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015—Report of the statutory review of the Act and the review of schedules 5 and 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Online Content Scheme), dated October 2018. [Received 15 February 2019]
  5. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (AgriFutures Australia)—Report for 2017-18—Replacement page. [Received 20 February 2019]
  6. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979—Commonwealth Ombudsman's inspection of the Australian Federal Police—Compliance with journalist information warrant provisions, dated January 2019. [Received 21 February 2019]
  7. Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016—Report by the Commonwealth Ombudsman for the period 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017. [Received 27 February 2019]
  8. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission—Communications market report 2017-18, dated February 2019. [Received 28 February 2019]
  9. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Quarterly report for the period 1 June to 30 September 2018. [Received 28 February 2019]
  10. Register of Foreign Ownership of Water or Agricultural Land Act 2015—Register of Foreign Ownership of Water Entitlements—Report of registrations as at 30 June 2018. [Received 1 March 2019]
  11. Climate Change Authority—Review of the Emissions Reduction Fund—Government response, March 2019. [Received 8 March 2019]
  12. Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee—Regional Telecommunications Review 2018—Getting it right out there—Government response, dated 20 March 2019. [Received 20 March 2019]
  13. Treaty—Bilateral—Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and associated side letters (Jakarta, 4 March 2019)—Text, together with national interest analysis. [Received 21 March 2019]

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

  1. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 26 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Australian Government funding of public hospital services – risk management, data monitoring and reporting arrangements: Department of Health; Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; National Health Funding Body. [Received 15 February 2019]
  2. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 29 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Efficiency of the investigation of transport accidents and safety occurrences: Australian Transport Safety Bureau. [Received 14 March 2019]
  3. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 30 of 2018-19—Performance audit—ANZAC Class Frigates —Sustainment: Department of Defence. [Received 18 March 2019]
  4. Auditor-General—Audit report no. 31 of 2018-19—Performance audit—Defence's management of its projects of concern: Department of Defence. [Received 26 March 2019]

Report of the Independent Auditor (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

Australian National Audit Office—Report by Independent Auditor—Performance audit—Review of the performance audit methodology, dated February 2019. [Received 27 February 2019]

Returns to order (pursuant to Senate standing order 166)

  1. Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots—Permission to export birds—Order of 14 February 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment (Senator Birmingham) responding to the order. [Received 15 February 2019]
  2. Complementary medicine industry—Correspondence—Order of 12 February 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) responding to the order, and attachments. [Received 15 February 2019]
  3. Menindee Lakes—Water releases—Order of 27 November 2018—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan), dated 12 February 2019, responding to the order, and attachments. [Received 15 February 2019]
  4. Universal Service Obligation—Order of 12 February 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Communications and the Arts (Senator Fifield), dated 14 February 2019, responding to the order and raising public interest immunity claims. [Received 15 February 2019]
  5. Report on outstanding orders for documents as at 22 February 2019. [Received 22 February 2019]
  6. Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots—Permission to export birds—Order of 14 February 2019—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment (Senator Birmingham), dated 27 February 2019, responding to the order and raising public interest immunity claims, and attachments. [Received 1 March 2019]
  7. Department of the Environment and Energy—Quarterly update of Australia’s national greenhouse gas inventory: September 2018. [Received 1 March 2019]

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

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 21 March 2019]

Environment and Energy portfolio. [Received 26 March 2019]

Finance portfolio. [Received 27 February 2019]

Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities portfolio. [Received 18 March 2019]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 21 March 2019]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 21 March 2019]

Lists of entity contracts (continuing order of the Senate of 20 June 2001, as amended)—

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [Received 1 March 2019]

Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio. [Received 21 March 2019]

Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 28 February 2019]

Defence portfolio. [Received 19 February 2019]

Department of Veterans' Affairs. [Received 28 February 2019]

Education and Training portfolio. [Received 14 March 2019]

Education and Training portfolio (Skills and Vocational Education). [Received 8 March 2019]

Environment and Energy portfolio. [Received 15 February 2019]

Finance portfolio. [Received 1 March 2019]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 25 February 2019]

Health portfolio. [Received 20 February 2019]

Home Affairs portfolio. [Received 8 March 2019]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. [Received 22 February 2019]

Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio (Resources and Northern Australia). [Received 27 February 2019]

Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities portfolio. [Received 27 February 2019]

Jobs and Small Business portfolio. [Received 8 March 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 27 February 2019]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 6 March 2019]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 6 March 2019]

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

Education and Training portfolio (Skills and Vocational Education). [Received 26 March 2019]

Industry, Science and Technology portfolio. [Received 15 February 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 26 March 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio (Indigenous Affairs Group). [Received 22 February 2019]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 19 February 2019]

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

Industry, Science and Technology portfolio. [Received 15 February 2019]

National Mental Health Commission. [Received 15 February 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 26 March 2019]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio (Indigenous Affairs Group). [Received 22 February 2019]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 19 February 2019]

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

Australian Signals Directorate. [Received 19 February 2019]

Defence Housing Australia. [Received 20 February 2019]

Department of Defence. [Received 19 February 2019]

Finance portfolio. [Received 15 February 2019]

Industry, Science and Technology portfolio. [Received 15 February 2019]

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