Federal parliament back for a fortnight

Paul Osborne
Australian Associated Press


* House of Representatives and Senate sit from Wednesday to Friday this week and Monday to Thursday next week

* Not all members are senators are in Canberra, as some "pairs" still apply to ensure proper social distancing

* Labor is seeking to pursue the government over the JobKeeper wage subsidy program being cut off too early and issues around childcare

* House to debate exports of medicinal cannabis, national skills commissioner, requirements for big business to report on supplier payment times, changes to superannuation rules, and a ban on commercial academic cheating services

* Senate will debate regulation of migration agents, changes to paid parental leave and a new commonwealth business registry regime

* Committees on regional Australia, and waste and recycling will hold public hearings

* Issues of concern to the NSW seat of Eden-Monaro will be on the agenda, ahead of the by-election on July 4

* Centre Alliance will push for a Senate inquiry into the "future development of Australia's relationship with China"

* A Senate report is due on policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping


* Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio and Other Measures) Bill

* Education Legislation Amendment (202 Measures No 1) Bill

* National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill

* Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No 3) Bill

* Health Insurance Amendment (Continuing the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner) Bill

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