The Senate is currently debating a wide range of bills, and a few of them are on the agenda for debate.
Here’s a rundown of what’s happening in the Senate right now:Senate Business, Infrastructure and Consumer Protection and Small Business BillThe Senate Business, Industrial and Rural Affairs and Consumer Safety and Workforce Innovation and Workplace Safety and Insurance (SBISWA) Bill will help streamline the process for businesses to submit their bids for government contracts.
It would also help to speed up the process of awarding new contracts, by making it easier for contractors to submit bids in advance of the contract award.
The bill is being debated in the lower chamber of Parliament, which is also where a Government bill will go.
It is expected to pass through both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Business, Industry and Trade Bill will make it easier to access and use technology for financial transactions.
It would streamline processes for applying for government grants and grants of financial services to small businesses, particularly by making this easier to obtain through the Federal Register.
This bill would also create a more streamlined process for the Federal Government to award grants to small and medium enterprises.
The Business and Industry and Governmental Affairs and Industry, Innovation and Trade (BIGIP) Bill would ensure that businesses and the public are not discriminated against when it comes to government procurement.
It would also ensure that small businesses and businesses of all sizes can compete against larger businesses in the marketplace.
It will also strengthen the ability of small businesses to obtain financial support to support them in the transition to a digital economy.
The Senate is also considering an Australian Manufacturing Innovation Package for the State Government, which includes the development of a new industrial strategy, an Industrial Strategy for Australia, and the delivery of the Government’s industrial strategy for the States.
This package is being considered by the Senate’s Business, Innovation, Trade and Industry Committee.
Senate Banking, Banking and Financial Institutions BillThe Banking, Finance and Insurance Act, introduced in 2015, was designed to help ensure Australians have access to the services they need in a timely manner, and to make it harder for people to abuse the banking system.
For a list of the bills being debated, see here.
A number of other bills are also being debated.
The Banking and Finance Legislation Amendment (Consolidation of banking services) Bill has been debated in Parliament since last month.
This legislation will give Parliament the power to consolidate certain financial services into a single bank account.
It will also provide a mechanism to transfer a limited amount of deposits to an account from a non-government body.
The legislation will also include a new mechanism for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to intervene in certain financial transactions in the market, to provide greater certainty and accountability to investors.
Senate Finance and Administration BillThe Finance and Investment (Financing and Investment) Bill is being argued in the upper house of the Senate, where the Government is expected move to make changes to the existing Financial Services (Regulation) Act.
This bill will create a new regulator for the financial services sector, and establish the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
The Finance Industry Reforms Amendment (Regulatory reforms to ensure financial institutions act with integrity) Bill, introduced on October 18, will also be debated in parliament.
This new bill will ensure financial services companies comply with regulations and the law, and will require financial institutions to be subject to the same regulatory scrutiny and accountability measures as other companies.
The Government will also push for the establishment of a Commonwealth Financial Stability Authority to provide oversight over financial stability in Australia, to strengthen the regulator’s ability to protect the Australian financial system.
Senate Banking and Banking and Industrial Relations BillThe Government is also debating a Banking and Consumer Services Bill, which will require that consumers and businesses be able to access credit and debit card information.
This Bill will also create the Australian Financial Information Commissioner, which would be a person appointed by the Minister for Finance to oversee the establishment and management of a financial information system for the Commonwealth.
The Financial Services Consumer Protection (Consumer Protection for Financial Services) Bill also includes measures to protect consumers from fraudulent and abusive credit card and debit transaction practices, and ensure financial information can be used to provide consumer protection.
House of Representatives Business, Energy, Transport and Infrastructure BillThe House of Commons Banking, Business and Industrial and Regulatory Reforms (BRISRA) Bill passed through both chambers of Parliament last year, and is expected for debate this week.
This will create an Australian Banking Authority to manage the financial sector in Australia.
It also includes a number of measures to boost the role of the Reserve Bank of Australia, such as making it harder to charge interest on a loan, as well as providing for the creation of a Banking Supervisory Board.
Labor and the Greens are also debating the Banking, Trade, Trade Competitiveness, and Regulatory Efficiency and Innovation (BITRE) Bill.
The BITRE Bill would give the Australian Federal Police the power and responsibility for investigating, prosecuting and preventing money laundering and financial crime