Current list

Documents presented out of sitting after the Senate adjourned on 8 February 2024

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. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Costs Protection) Bill 2023 [Provisions]—Report, dated February 2024, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 9 February 2024]
  2. Community Affairs References Committee—ReportConcussions and repeated head trauma in contact sports—Corrigendum. [Received 15 February 2024]
  3. Community Affairs References Committee—Report—The worsening rental crisis in Australia—Corrigendum. [Received 15 February 2024]

Government responses to parliamentary committee reports

  1. Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Competition and Consumer (Gas Market Code) Regulations 2023—Government response, dated February 2024. [Received 9 February 2024]
  2. Economics Legislation Committee—Report—Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 and related bills [Provisions]—Government response, dated January 2024. [Received 22 February 2024]

Reports of the Auditor-General

  1. No. 14 of 2023-24—2022-23 major projects report: Department of Defence. [Received 9 February 2024]
  2. No. 17 of 2023-24—Performance audit—Implementation of parliamentary committee and Auditor-General recommendations — Department of Finance: Department of Finance. [Received 22 February 2024]
  3. No. 18 of 2023-24—Performance audit—Australian Office of Financial Management’s management of the Australian Government’s debt: Australian Office of Financial Management; Department of the Treasury. [Received 22 February 2024]

Returns to order

  1. New fuel or vehicle emission standards—Order of 12 February 2024 (458)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Assistant Minister for Education (Senator Chisholm), dated 12 February 2024, responding to the order and raising public interest immunity claims, and attachment. [Received 12 February 2024]

Departmental and agency appointments and vacancies

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [Received 13 February 2024]

Defence portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Defence portfolio—Department of Veterans’ Affairs. [Received 15 February 2024]

Education portfolio—Early Childhood Education and Youth. [Received 15 February 2024]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 9 February 2024]

Departmental and agency grants

Attorney-General’s portfolio. [Received 12 February 2024]

Defence portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Defence portfolio—Department of Veterans’ Affairs. [Received 15 February 2024]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 9 February 2024]

Entity contracts for 2023

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio. [Received 22 February 2024]

Health and Aged Care portfolio. [Received 13 February 2024]

Social Services portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Treasury portfolio. [Received 13 February 2024]

Estimates hearings—Unanswered questions on notice

Defence portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Finance portfolio—General portfolio. [Received 13 February 2024]

Finance portfolio—Special Minister of State. [Received 13 February 2024]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [Received 13 February 2024]

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts portfolio. [Received 12 February 2024]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 9 February 2024]

Former ministers—Meetings

Defence portfolio. [Received 15 February 2024]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. [Received 9 February 2024]