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Documents presented out of sitting

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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 8 October 2020

Documents presented by the President

  1. Parliamentary Budget Office—Report for 2019-20. [Certified 13 October 2020]

  2. Department of the Senate—Report for 2019-20. [Certified 14 October 2020]

Committee reports

  1. Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Reports on annual reports referred to legislation committees—No. 2 of 2020, dated October 2020. [Received 9 October 2020]

  2. Economics Legislation Committee—Treasury Laws Amendment (Research and Development Tax Incentive) Bill 2019 [Provisions]—Report, dated October 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 12 October 2020]

  3. Aboriginal Flag—Select Committee—Report, dated October 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 13 October 2020]

  4. Human Rights—Joint Statutory Committee—Report 12 of 2020—Human rights scrutiny report, dated 15 October 2020. [Received 15 October 2020]

  5. Scrutiny of Bills—Standing Committee—Scrutiny digest 14 of 2020, dated 16 October 2020. [Received 16 October 2020]

Government responses to Parliamentary Committee reports

  1. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Joint Standing Committee—Hidden in plain sight: An inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia and Modern slavery and global supply chains: Interim report of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia—Government response, dated October 2020. [Received 9 October 2020]

  2. Law Enforcement—Joint Statutory Committee—Report—An inquiry into human trafficking, slavery and slavery-like practices—Government response, dated October 2020. [Received 9 October 2020]

  3. Community Affairs References Committee—Report—Support for Australia’s thalidomide survivors—Government response, dated October 2020. [Received 12 October 2020]

Government documents

  1. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 12 October 2020]

  2. Superannuation Complaints Tribunal—Report for 2019-20. [Received 12 October 2020]

  3. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  4. Australian National University—Report for 2019. [Received 13 October 2020]

  5. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  6. Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  7. Digital Transformation Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  8. National Health Funding Body—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  9. National Health Funding Pool—Report for 2019-20. [Received 13 October 2020]

  10. Airservices Australia—Report for 2019-20, including report of the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman. [Received 14 October 2020]

  11. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  12. Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  13. Australian Institute of Family Studies—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  14. Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  15. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  16. Australian Research Council (ARC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  17. Australian War Memorial—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  18. Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  19. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  20. Department of Finance—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  21. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  22. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  23. Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  24. National Gallery of Australia (NGA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  25. Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Trust—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 October 2020]

  26. Administrative Appeals Tribunal—Report for 2019-20, including report of the Immigration Assessment Authority. [Received 15 October 2020]

  27. Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  28. Attorney-General’s Department—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  29. Australian Accounting Standards Board and Auditing and Assurance Standards Board—Reports for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  30. Australian Building and Construction Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  31. Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  32. Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and the Office of the eSafety Commissioner—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  33. Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  34. Australian Federal Police (AFP)—Report for 2019-20, including reports on delayed notification search warrants, National Witness Protection Program and unexplained wealth investigations and proceedings. [Received 15 October 2020]

  35. Australian Human Rights Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  36. Australian Information Commissioner—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  37. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  38. Australian Institute of Criminology—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  39. Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  40. Australian Office of Financial Management—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  41. Australian National Audit Office—Report for 2019-20—Corrigendum. [Received 15 October 2020]

  42. Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  43. Australian Public Service Commission—Report of the Australian Public Service Commissioner for 2019-20, including report of the Merit Protection Commissioner. [Received 15 October 2020]

  44. Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  45. Australian Signals Directorate—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  46. Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  47. Bureau of Meteorology—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  48. Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  49. Comcare and Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  50. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  51. Defence Housing Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  52. Department of Agriculture and Water Resources—Review of the wheat port access code of conduct. [Received 15 October 2020]

  53. Department of Agriculture and Water Resources—Review of the wheat port access code of conduct—Government response. [Received 15 October 2020]

  54. Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  55. Department of Defence—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  56. Department of Home Affairs—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  57. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  58. Fair Work Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  59. Fair Work Ombudsman and Registered Organisations Commission Entity—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  60. Family Court of Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  61. Federal Circuit Court of Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  62. Federal Court of Australia—Report for 2019-20, including report of the National Native Title Tribunal. [Received 15 October 2020]

  63. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  64. Infrastructure Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  65. Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  66. National Archives of Australia and National Archives of Australia Advisory Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  67. National Blood Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  68. National Competition Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  69. National Disability Insurance Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  70. National Faster Rail Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  71. National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  72. Office of Parliamentary Counsel—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  73. Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  74. Productivity Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  75. Remuneration Tribunal—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  76. Reserve Bank of Australia—Payments System Board—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  77. Reserve Bank of Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  78. Safe Work Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  79. Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 15 October 2020]

  80. ASC Pty Ltd—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  81. Australian Bureau of Statistics—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  82. Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  83. Australia Council for the Arts—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  84. Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited (AITSL)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  85. Australian Maritime Safety Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  86. Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  87. Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  88. Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  89. Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  90. Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  91. Australian Statistics Advisory Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  92. Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  93. Cancer Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  94. Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  95. Financial Reporting Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  96. Future Fund Board of Guardians and Future Fund Management Agency (Future Fund)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  97. Gene Technology Regulator—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  98. Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  99. Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Reports nos 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 of 2020. [Received 16 October 2020]

  100. Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Government responses to Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Reports nos 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 of 2020. [Received 16 October 2020]

  101. Moorebank Intermodal Company—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  102. National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  103. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  104. National Library of Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  105. National Museum of Australia—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  106. Old Parliament House (Museum of Australian Democracy)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  107. Professional Services Review—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  108. Repatriation Medical Authority—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  109. Royal Australian Navy Central Canteens Board (Navy Canteens)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  110. Sydney Harbour Federation Trust—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  111. Tax Practitioners Board—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  112. Western Sydney Airport—Report for 2019-20. [Received 16 October 2020]

  113. Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—

Report of case study no. 42—The responses of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle to instances and allegations of child sexual abuse, dated November 2017—Unredacted. [Received 20 October 2020]

Report of case study no. 43—The response of Catholic Church authorities to allegations of child sexual in the Maitland-Newcastle region, dated November 2017. [Received 20 October 2020]

Volume 16—Religious Institutions Book 1—Final report, dated December 2017—Unredacted. [Received 20 October 2020]

114. Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

115. Army and Air Force Canteen Service (AAFCANS)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

116. Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

117. Classification Board and Classification Review Board—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

118. Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency (IPFA)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

119. Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman—Report for 2019-20. [Received 23 October 2020]

Reports of the Auditor-General

  1. Audit report no. 12 of 2020-21—Performance audit—Defence’s procurement of offshore patrol vessels — SEA 1180 Phase 1: Department of Defence. [Received 12 October 2020]

  2. Auditor-General—Audit report no.13 of 2020–21—Assurance review—Advances to the Finance Minister for the period 29 August 2020 to 25 September 2020: Department of Finance. [Received 15 October 2020]

Returns to Order

Australia’s sovereign naval shipbuilding capacity—Order of 6 October 2020 (786)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Defence (Senator Reynolds) responding to the order and raising a public interest immunity claim, and attachment. [Received 19 October 2020]

Comprehensive review of the legal framework governing the national intelligence community—Order of 7 October 2020 (811)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (Senator Cash), dated 7 October 2020, responding to the order, and attachment. [Received 9 October 2020]

Department of Home Affairs—Protection visas—Statement pursuant to the order of the Senate of 14 November 2019—September 2020. [Received 13 October 2020]

MV Al Kuwait—Order of 31 August 2020 (758)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Families and Social Services (Senator Ruston), dated 20 October 2020, responding to the order, and attachments. [Received 21 October 2020]

Indexed lists of departmental and agency files

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. [Received 21 October 2020]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 9 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio—National Indigenous Australians Agency. [Received 12 October 2020]

Lists of departmental and agency appointments and vacancies

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources portfolio—Industry, Science and Technology. [Received 9 October 2020]

Defence portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Department of Veterans╩╝ Affairs. [Received 12 October 2020]

Finance portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 14 October 2020]

Health portfolio. [Received 12 October 2020]

Home Affairs portfolio. [Received 14 October 2020]

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications portfolio. [Received 14 October 2020]

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources portfolio—Energy and Emissions Reduction. [Received 13 October 2020]

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources—Resources, Water and Northern Australia. [Received 14 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio—

Indigenous agencies. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Bushfire Recovery Agency. [Received 12 October 2020]

National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Indigenous Australians Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

Office for Women and Workplace Gender Equality Agency. [Received 15 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 20 October 2020]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 9 October 2020]

Lists of departmental and agency grants

Attorney-General's portfolio. [Received 9 and 12 October 2020]

Defence portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Department of Veterans' Affairs. [Received 12 October 2020]

Education, Skills and Employment portfolio—Australian Research Council. [Received 15 October 2020]

Education, Skills and Employment portfolio—Education. [Received 14 October 2020]

Education, Skills and Employment portfolio—Employment and Skills. [Received 13 October 2020]

Finance portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 13 October 2020]

Health portfolio—National Mental Health Commission. [Received 13 October 2020]

Home Affairs portfolio. [Received 14 October 2020]

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources portfolio—

Energy and Emissions Reduction. [Received 16 October 2020]

Industry, Science and Technology. [Received 9 October 2020]

Resources, Water and Northern Australia. [Received 9 October 2020]

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications portfolio. [Received 14 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio—

Indigenous agencies. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Bushfire Recovery Agency. [Received 12 October 2020]

National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Indigenous Australians Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

Office for Women and Workplace Gender Equality Agency. [Received 15 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 20 October 2020]

Social Services. [Received 13 October 2020]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 9 October 2020]

Statements concerning unanswered estimates questions on notice

Defence portfolio—Defence Housing Australia. [Received 9 October 2020]

Health portfolio. [Received 12 October 2020]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio—Export Finance Australia. [Received 9 October 2020]

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications portfolio. [Received 23 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio—

Indigenous agencies. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

National Indigenous Australians Agency. [Received 9 October 2020]

Office of National Intelligence. [Received 20 October 2020]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 20 October 2020]

Workplace Gender Equality Agency. [Received 12 October 2020]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 9 October 2020]