Senate debates

Tuesday, 5 July 2011



The following documents were tabled by the Clerk:

[Legislative instruments are identified by a Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) number. An explanatory statement is tabled with an instrument unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk.]

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act—Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 127—A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2) [F2011L01361].

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2010-2011Advance to the Finance Minister—No. 5 of 2010-2011 [F2011L01350].

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act—Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Commonwealth Costs) Determination 2011 [F2011L01329].

Bankruptcy Act—Bankruptcy (Fees and Remuneration) Determination 2010 (No. 2) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01344].

Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act—Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) (Amount of Charge Payable) Determination 2011 [F2011L01339].

Broadcasting Services Act—Broadcasting Services (Events) Notice (No. 1) 2010 (Amendment No. 9 of 2011) [F2011L01353].

Civil Aviation Act—

Civil Aviation Regulations—Instruments Nos CASA—

286/11—Direction – number of cabin attendants for Airbus A320 aircraft [F2011L01357].

287/11—Direction – number of cabin attendants for Fokker F100 aircraft [F2011L01358].

297/11—Direction – number of cabin attendants [F2011L01345].

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations—Instrument No. CASA EX63/11—Exemption – display of markings on Boeing Stearman bi-plane [F2011L01346].

Commissioner of Taxation—Public Rulings—

Class Rulings CR 2011/60-CR 2011/62.

Goods and Services Tax Advice—Erratum—GSTA TPP 025W.

Goods and Services Tax Rulings—Addenda—GSTR 2000/21, GSTR 2006/7 and GSTR 2006/8.

Product Ruling—Notice of Withdrawal—PR 2011/3.

Taxation Determinations—Addenda—TD 93/92, TD 2004/64, TD 2004/65, TD 2004/66 and TD 2004/67.

Taxation Rulings—

Addendum—TR 2008/2.

Notice of Withdrawal—TR 92/13.

Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act—Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency (Functions of Chief Executive Officer – Repeal) Direction 2011 [F2011L01325].

Corporations Act—Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 128—Corporations Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2) [F2011L01368].

Corporations (Fees) Act—Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 129—Corporations (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01369].

Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act—Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Average House Price and Median Interest Rate) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01347].

Fair Work Act—Fair Work (State Declarations – employer not to be national system employer) Endorsement 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01333].

Family Law Act—Family Law (Superannuation) Regulations—Family Law (Superannuation) (Interest Rate for Adjustment Period) Determination 2011 [F2011L01352].

Federal Magistrates Act—Federal Magistrates (Terms and Conditions of Appointment) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 1).

Financial Management and Accountability Act—

Financial Management and Accountability Determination 2011/08 – Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from FHCSIA to DPMC) [F2011L01399].

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 119—Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 3) [F2011L01359].

Jervis Bay Territory Acceptance Act—Administration Ordinance—Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2011 [F2011L01349].

Medicare Australia Act—Medicare Australia (Functions of Chief Executive Officer – Repeal) Direction 2011 [F2011L01317].

Migration Act—Migration Regulations—Instruments IMMI—

11/006—Specification of addresses [F2011L01321].

11/025—Classes of persons [F2011L01362].

11/028—Specified place [F2011L01301].

11/032—Visa subclasses for the purposes of the health requirement [F2011L01268].

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act—Military Superannuation and Benefits Trust Deed Amendment 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01351].

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act—

Data Provision Requirements 2011 [F2011L01342].

Fit and Proper Person Requirements 2011 [F2011L01341].

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act (Classification of States) Determination 2011 [F2011L01386].

Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations 2011 [F2011L01356].

Quarantine Act—Quarantine Amendment Proclamation 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01410].

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act—Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Weekly Interest on the Lump Sum) Notice 2011—Notice No. 1 of 2011 [F2011L01282].

Social Security Act—

Social Security (Special Disability Trust) (FaHCSIA) Guidelines 2011 [F2011L01343].

Social Security (Special Disability Trust – Trust Deed, Reporting and Auditing Requirements) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2011 [F2011L01314].

Social Security (International Agreements) Act—Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999 Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2)—Commencement (Agreement between Australia and the Czech Republic on Social Security) Instrument 2011 [F2011L01259].

Superannuation Act 1976

Superannuation (CSS) (Eligible Employees – Exclusion) Amendment Declaration 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01392].

Superannuation (CSS) (Eligible Employees – Inclusion) Amendment Declaration 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01388].

Superannuation (Family Law – Superannuation Act 1976) Amendment Orders 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01394].

Superannuation Act 1990

Superannuation Act 1990 (Division of Costs) Determination No. 2 Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01389].

Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Amendment Declaration 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01391].

Superannuation (PSS) Productivity Contribution (2011-2012) Determination 2011 [F2011L01366].

Thirty-fifth Amending Deed to the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme Trust Deed [F2011L01393].

Superannuation Act 2005

Fifth Amending Deed to the Superannuation (PSSAP) Trust Deed [F2011L01390].

Superannuation (PSSAP) (Division of Costs) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01387].

Superannuation (PSSAP) Membership Eligibility (Inclusion) Amendment Declaration 2011 (No. 1) [F2011L01383].

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act—Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 130—Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2) [F2011L01360].

Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act—Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2011 [F2011L01331].

Taxation Administration Act—Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 132—Taxation Administration Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 3) [F2011L01363].

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Act—Telecommunications (Numbering Charges – Delegated Services) Amendment Determination 2011 [F2011L01309].

Terrorism Insurance Act—Assistant Treasurer to Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (Premiums) Directions 2011 [F2011L01371].

Governor-General's Proclamation—Commencement of provisions of an Act

Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011Parts 2 to 5—1 August 2011 [F2011L01408].

The following government documents were tabled:

Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Act 2001—Report for the period 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992—Digital television transmission and reception—Report for the period 1 April to 23 May 2011, dated July 2011.

Centrelink and the Data-Matching Agency—Data-matching program—Report on progress 2007 to 2010.

Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency—Energy use in the Australian Government’s operations—Report for 2008-09.

Health Insurance Act 1973—2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation—Medical Training Review Panel record of proceedings of special meeting held on 20 April 2011, dated May 2011.

Medical Training Review Panel—Report for 2009-10.

Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator—Report for 2010.

Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Act (No. 2) 2008—Report on the operation of the Act—Review of the impact of the new Medicare Levy Surcharge thresholds on public hospitals—Second year review, dated 2011.


Instrument amending the Constitution of the International Telecommunications Union (Geneva, 1992) and Instrument amending the Convention of the International Telecommunications Union (Geneva, 1992) as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Kyoto, 1994), by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Minneapolis, 1998), by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Marrakesh, 2002) and by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006) – Amendments adopted by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Guadalajara, 22 October 2010)—Text, together with national interest analysis.

Text, together with national interest analysis and regulation impact statement—

Measure 1 (2005) Annex VI to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty: Liability arising from environmental emergencies (Stockholm, 17 June 2005).

Measure 4 (2004) Insurance and contingency planning for tourism and non governmental activities in the Antarctic Treaty area (Cape Town, 4 June 2004).

Measure 15 (2009) Landing of persons from passenger vessels in the Antarctic Treaty area (Baltimore, 17 April 2009).