Senate debates

Monday, 23 March 2020


Days and Hours of Meeting

10:29 am

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Vice-President of the Executive Council) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I move:

That the Senate meet on Monday 23 March 2020 only, the hours of meeting be 10 am to adjournment, divisions may take place between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm and the routine of business be as follows:

(a) authorisation for committees to meet

(b) notices of motion;

(c) placing of business;

(d) committee membership;

(e) a motion relating to the extension of reporting dates for committee inquiries;

(f) government business notice of motion no. 1—Approval of the Health Insurance (Extended Medical Safety Net) Amendment Determination 2020;

(g) government business order of the day—Consideration of the Advances to the Finance Minister under the annual Appropriation Acts;

(h) consideration of the following bills:

  (i) Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2019-2020

Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2019-2020,

  (ii) Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2020,

  (iii) Australian Education Amendment (Direct Measure of Income) Bill 2020,

  (iv) Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020

        Boosting Cash Flow for Employers (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

        Assistance for Severely Affected Regions (Special Appropriation) (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

        Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 1) 2019-20

        Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 2) 2019-20

        Structured Finance Support (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

        Australian Business Growth Fund (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

        Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, and

  (v) Supply Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021

        Supply Bill (No. 2) 2020-2021

        Supply (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021

(i) at 2 pm, Question Time;

(j) further consideration of the items listed in paragraphs (e) to (h);

(k) a motion relating to the next meeting of the Senate and leave of absence for all senators, and

(l) adjournment without debate.

Question agreed to.