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ORDER OF BUSINESS

Thursday, 15 February 2018

1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

Commenced 9:30 AM
Concluded

2. Tabling of documents by Clerk

Commenced 9:30 AM
Documents tabled

3. Committees—proposed meetings to be authorised

Commenced 9:31 AM

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee to meet today

Commenced 9:31 AM
Meetings authorised

4. Swearing in of senator

Commenced 9:31 AM

Senator Keneally representing New South Wales to be sworn in

[Document tabled]

Commenced 9:31 AM
Concluded

5. Government business orders of the day

Commenced 9:36 AM

Government bill

1—Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Commenced 9:37 AM
Bill passed without amendments

Government bills

2—Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Committee of the whole amendments:

  • Sheet JC487 - Government - agreed to
     
  • Sheet 8353 - Australian Greens
    - amendments nos 1, 3 to 6 negatived
    - amendment no. 2 negatived
     
  • Sheet 8358 - Liberal Democratic Party - negatived

Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2017

Commenced 10:29 AM
Bills passed with an amendment
The amendment relates to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Government bills

3— Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2018

Committee of the whole amendments:

Migration (Skilling Australians Fund) Charges Bill 2017

Commenced 11:00 AM
Committee reported progress

At 11.45 am

6. Notices of motion

Commenced 11:45 AM
Notices given

7. Reference of bills

Commenced 11:45 AM

Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator Bushby) to present report no. 2 of 2018 for adoption

Commenced 11:45 AM
Report tabled

8. Placing of business

Commenced 11:46 AM

Manager of Government Business (Senator Birmingham) to move a motion relating to the order of general business for today

Commenced 11:46 AM
Agreed to

Opposition Whip (Senator Urquhart), by leave, to move a motion for leave of absence for Senator McCarthy

Commenced 11:46 AM
Agreed to

Postponements to be authorised

Committees—extensions of time to be authorised

9. Formal motions

Commenced 11:47 AM

Government business

1—Minister for Education and Training (Senator Birmingham)—Allocation of departments and agencies

Commenced 11:47 AM
Agreed to

General business

723—Senator Cameron—Estimates hearings—Attendance of witnesses

Commenced 11:47 AM
Agreed to

General business

724—Senator Urquhart—South Australian and Tasmanian schools funding

To be debated at item 17

General business

725—Senator McKim—Offshore detention

Commenced 11:50 AM
Negatived (Senate divided: Ayes 9; Noes 39)

General business

726—Senator Siewert—Single rate of Newstart (altered 14 February 2018 pursuant to SO 77)

Commenced 11:59 AM
Negatived (Senate divided: Ayes 9; Noes 42)

General business

727—Senator Whish-Wilson—Wars in Syria and Iraq

Commenced 12:10 PM
Formality denied

General business

728—Senator Kitching—Order for production of documents—Travel details—Members of the executive in 2017 (altered 14 February 2018 pursuant to SO 77)

Withdrawn

General business

729—Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale)—Impact of climate change on the Pacific Islands

Commenced 12:03 PM
Negatived (Senate divided: Ayes 9; Noes 45)

General business

730—Senator Bernardi—Introduction of Australian Human Rights Commission Repeal (Duplication Removal) Bill 2018

Commenced 11:48 AM
Bill introduced. Debate adjourned

10. Committee memberships

Commenced 12:12 PM
Agreed to

Not later than 12.45 pm

12. Government business continued

Commenced 12:15 PM

Government bills

3— Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2018

Committee of the whole amendments:

  • Sheet 8372 - Opposition
    Agreed to: Nos 1 and 2 (committee divided: Ayes 38; Noes 28)
     
  • Sheet 8381 - Senator Anning
    Before the committee: No. 1

Migration (Skilling Australians Fund) Charges Bill 2017

Commenced 12:15 PM
Committee reported progress

Government bill

4—Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017—second reading debate

Committee of the whole amendments:

Government bill

5—Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017—second reading debate

Government bill

6—Criminal Code Amendment (Impersonating a Commonwealth Body) Bill 2017—second reading debate

At 2 pm

13. Questions

Commenced 2:00 PM
Concluded

13a. Suspension of standing orders

Commenced 3:01 PM

Motion to suspend standing orders agreed to (Senate divided: Ayes 35; Noes 31)

Motion to give precedence to a motion relating to ministerial standards agreed to (Senate divided: Ayes 35; Noes 29)

Motion relating to ministerial standards moved by Senator Di Natale - agreed to (Senate divided: Ayes 35; Noes 29)

Commenced 3:01 PM
Debate in progress

14. Motions to take note of answers

Commenced 3:54 PM
Concluded

14a. Committee membership

Commenced 4:26 PM
Agreed to

15. Ministerial statements

Commenced 4:26 PM

Documents relating to the orders for the production of documents concerning the Future Submarine Project, the Northern Basin Review and the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Housing

Commenced 4:26 PM
Documents tabled

16. Committee reports and government responses

Commenced 4:27 PM

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—Delegated legislation monitor 2 of 2018 (Chair, Senator Williams)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Document tabled

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—Scrutiny digest 2 of 2018 (Chair, Senator Polley)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Digest tabled

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—Report 2 of 2018—Human rights scrutiny report (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Report tabled

Government Whip (Senator Bushby) to present additional estimates information

Commenced 4:27 PM
Documents tabled

Standing Committee on Publications—13th report (Chair, Senator Reynolds)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Report tabled

Community Affairs References Committee—Additional information—Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017 [Provisions] and related bill (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Documents tabled

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Additional information—Communications Legislation Amendment (Online Content Services and Other Measures) Bill 2017 (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Documents tabled

Environment and Communications References Committee—Additional information—Shark migration and deterrent measures (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Commenced 4:31 PM
Documents tabled

Red Tape Committee—Interim report—Effect of red tape on pharmacy rules (Chair, Senator Leyonhjelm)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Interim report tabled

Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme—Report—Transitional arrangements for the NDIS (Deputy Chair, Senator Gallacher)

Commenced 4:27 PM
Report tabled

16a. Appointment to Advisory Council

Commenced 4:28 PM
Senator Moore appointed to be a member of the Advisory Council on Australian Archives for a period of 3 years

Not later than 4.30 pm

17. General business debate

Commenced 4:29 PM

Order of the day

3—Restoring Territory Rights (Assisted Suicide Legislation) Bill 2015—second reading debate

Commenced 4:29 PM
Debate adjourned

Notice of motion

724—Senator Urquhart—South Australian and Tasmanian schools funding

Commenced 5:15 PM
Agreed to

17a. Messages from the House of Representatives

Commenced 6:00 PM
In progress

Bill for concurrence

Proceeds of Crime Amendment (Proceeds and Other Matters) Bill 2017

Commenced 6:00 PM
Bill introduced. Debate adjourned

Agreeing to the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2017 without amendment

Commenced 6:01 PM
Message reported

Agreeing to the amendment made by the Senate to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Commenced 6:01 PM
Message reported

Not later than 6 pm

18. General business—consideration of documents (refer to today’s Notice Paper)

Commenced 6:02 PM
Concluded

Not later than 7 pm

19. Consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General’s reports (refer to today’s Notice Paper)

Commenced 6:15 PM
Concluded

20. Adjournment proposed

Commenced 6:36 PM
Concluded

21. Adjournment

Commenced 7:16 PM
The Senate adjourned at 7.16 pm

Richard Pye

Clerk of the Senate

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