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Documents presented out of sitting

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Documents presented out of sitting - after the Senate adjourned on 10 December 2020

Documents presented by the President

  1. Parliamentary Service Commissioner—Report for 2019-20, including report of the Parliamentary Service Merit Protection Commissioner. [Certified 21 January 2021]

Committee reports

  1. Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping—Report, dated December 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 15 December 2020]
  2. Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee—Budget estimates 2020-21—Report, dated December 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information. [Received 18 December 2020]
  3. Tobacco Harm Reduction—Select Committee—Report, dated December 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 18 December 2020]
  4. Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee—Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry—Report, dated December 2020, Hansard record of proceedings, documents presented to the committee, additional information and submissions. [Received 21 December 2020]
  5. Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee—Register of senators’ interests incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations lodged between 1 July 2020 and 31 December 2020, dated January 2021. [Received 21 January 2021]
  6. Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation—Standing Committee—Delegated legislation monitor 1 of 2021, dated 22 January 2021. [Received 22 January 2021]

Government responses to Parliamentary Committee reports

  1. Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee—Inquiry into the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press—Government response, dated December 2020. [Received 16 December 2020]
  2. Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity—Joint Statutory Committee—Examination of the annual report of the Integrity Commissioner 2016-17—Government response, dated December 2020. [Received 17 December 2020]
  3. Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity—Joint Statutory Committee—Examination of the annual report of the Integrity Commissioner 2017-18—Government response, dated December 2020. [Received 17 December 2020]
  4. Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—The future of Australia Post’s service delivery—Government response, dated January 2021. [Received 21 January 2021]

Government documents

  1. Consolidated financial statements in respect of the year ended 30 June 2020. [Received 11 December 2020]
  2. International Labour Organisation—Submission report on ILO instruments: Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190); and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206). [Received 11 December 2020]
  3. Register of Foreign Ownership of Water or Agricultural Land Act 2015—Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land—Report of registrations as at 30 June 2020. [Received 11 December 2020]
  4. Workplace Gender Equality Agency—Report for 2019-20. [Received 11 December 2020]
  5. 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 July to 30 September 2020. [Received 11 December 2020]
  6. Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited (ARTC)—Report for 2019-20. [Received 11 December 2020]
  7. Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Implementation of recommendations from the final report—Annual progress report 2020. [Received 14 December 2020]
  8. Crimes Act 1914—Controlled operations—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  9. Dairy Australia Limited—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  10. Dairy Produce Act 1986—Statutory funding agreement with Dairy Australia Limited—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  11. Department of Finance—Campaign advertising by Australian Government departments and agencies—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  12. International Monetary Agreements Act 1947—National interest statement—Loan Agreement between the Australian Government and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, December 2020. [Received 17 December 2020]
  13. Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Reports nos 55, 56 and 57 of 2020. [Received 17 December 2020]
  14. Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Government responses to Commonwealth Ombudsman’s reports—Reports nos 55, 56 and 57 of 2020.
  15. Outback Stores Pty Ltd—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  16. Regional Investment Corporation—Report for 2018-19—Correction. [Received 17 December 2020]
  17. Regional Investment Corporation—Report for 2019-20—Correction. [Received 17 December 2020]
  18. Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002—Report for the period 1 March 2019 to 31 August 2020 on the operation of the Act. [Received 17 December 2020]
  19. Tiwi Land Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 17 December 2020]
  20. Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council—Report for 2019-20. [Received 14 January 2021]
  21. Aboriginal Hostels Limited—Report for 2019-20. [Received 21 January 2021]
  22. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency—Quarterly report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2020. [Received 21 January 2021]

Reports of the Auditor-General

  1. Audit report no. 24 of 2020-21—Performance audit—The Australian Taxation Office’s management of risks related to the rapid implementation of COVID-19 economic response measures: Australian Taxation Office. [Received 14 December 2020]
  2. Audit report no. 25 of 2020-21—Financial statements audit—Audits of the financial statements of Australian Government entities for the period ended 30 June 2020. [Received 17 December 2020]
  3. Audit report no. 26 of 2020-21—Performance audit—Investments by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation: Clean Energy Finance Corporation. [Received 17 December 2020]
  4. Audit report no. 27 of 2020-21—Performance audit—Management of the search and rescue aircraft contract: Australian Maritime Safety Authority. [Received 18 January 2021]
  5. Audit report no. 28 of 2020-21—Performance audit—Administration of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation: National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation. [Received 22 January 2021]

Returns to Order

Murray-Darling Basin Plan—Water purchases—Order agreed to on 16 November 2017 (579)—Letter to the President of the Senate from the Minister for Families and Social Services (Senator Ruston), responding to the order, and attachments. [Received 15 December 2020]

Australian Research Council—Grant recommendations—Letter of advice pursuant to the order of the Senate of 27 February 2020—October 2020, dated 22 December 2020. [Received 14 January 2021]

Australian Research Council—Grant recommendations—Letter of advice pursuant to the order of the Senate of 27 February 2020—November 2020, dated 22 December 2020. [Received 14 January 2021]

Department of Home Affairs—Protection visas—Statement pursuant to the order of the Senate of 14 November 2019—December 2020. [Received 18 January 2021]