Senate debates

Tuesday, 11 October 2016



6:45 pm

Photo of Gavin MarshallGavin Marshall (Victoria, Deputy-President) Share this | | Hansard source

Order! The President has received letters requesting changes in the membership of various committees.

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Finance) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—move:

That senators be discharged from and appointed to committees as follows:

Environment and Communications References Committee—


Substitute members: Senators Fawcett and Back to replace Senators Bushby and Duniam for the committee's inquiry into oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight on 16 November 2016

Participating members: Senators Bushby and Duniam.

National Broadband Network—Joint Standing Committee—

Discharged—Senator Williams

Appointed—Senator Hanson

National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—

Discharged—Senator McCarthy

Appointed—Senator Brown

Trade and Investment Growth—Joint Standing Committee—

Discharged—Senator Lines

Appointed—Senator Watt.

A message from the House of Representatives was reported informing the Senate of appointment of members of the House of Representatives to the Joint Standing Committee on the Parliamentary Library, as follows:

Message no. 32, dated 10 October 2016—Mr Broadbent, Mr Ramsey, Mr van Manen and Mr Zimmerman.

Question agreed to.