Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 10 for 2017


Senator David Bushby (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Anne Urquhart (Opposition Whip)
Senator Brian Burston (Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Whip)
Senator Derryn Hinch (Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party Whip)
Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore (Nick Xenophon Team Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Sam Dastyari
Senator David Fawcett
Senator Katy Gallagher
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

Secretary: Rachel Callinan
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REPORT NO. 10 OF 2017

Amended in the chamber on Thursday, 7 September 2017

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 7.14 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Aged Care Amendment (Ratio of Skilled Staff to Care Recipients) Bill 2017
    • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Amendment (Make Electricity GST Free) Bill 2017
    • Defence Amendment (Fair Pay for Members of the ADF) Bill 2017
    • Education Services for Overseas Students (TPS Levies) Amendment Bill 2017
      Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2017
    • High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2017
    • International Monetary Agreements Amendment (New Arrangements to Borrow) Bill 2017.
  3. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Regional Australia) Bill 2017
    • Australian Grape and Wine Authority Amendment (Wine Australia) Bill 2017
    • Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017
    • Customs Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017
      Customs Tariff Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017
    • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 5) Bill 2017
      ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Amendment Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017
      Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment (Vacancy Fees) Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures No. 1) Bill 2017
      First Home Super Saver Tax Bill 2017.
  4. The committee considered the following bill but was unable to reach agreement:
    •  Competition and Consumer Amendment (Abolition of Limited Merits Review) Bill 2017.

(David Bushby)
7 September 2017

Amendment is available in the PDF version of this document