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  • Youth Allowance Consolidation Bill 1999

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    Date
    10 Feb 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Year 2000 Information Disclosure Bill 1999

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    Date
    09 Feb 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    ,
    Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
    and
    Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992
    to: effect the transfer of operational responsibility for the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority from the Department of Employment and Workplace Relation to Comcare; and make minor and technical amendments, including removing the requirement for ministerial approval of contracts over $500 000 and delegation of rehabilitation powers and functions by the Chief of the Defence Force; and
    National Labour Consultative Council Act 1977
    to: rename the Council as the National Workplace Relations Consultative Council; update the purpose and membership provisions and travelling allowance provisions; and includes a regulation-making power. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    and
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    , minor and technical amendments to 7 other Acts and contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Bill 1999

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    Date
    23 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Further to the Workplace Relations Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002, the bill: makes consequential amendments, including the repeal of certain provisions of the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions; also amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: correct errors and omissions; and remove obsolete references; and makes consequential amendments to 20 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Bill 2006

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    Date
    22 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Independent Contractors Bill 2006 to protect the status of independent contractors, the bill amends the:
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: provide civil penalties for sham contracting arrangements; protect redundancy entitlements; provide for stand downs; make changes to the Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standard; and
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: repeal redundant provisions in relation to unfair contracts as a consequence of the proposed national services contract review scheme contained in the Independent Contractors Bill 2006; allow proceedings to be initiated in relation to sham contracting arrangements; and makes technical amendments to the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    and
    Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005

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    Date
    02 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to: creation of a national workplace relations system, including the establishment of the Australian Fair Pay Commission (AFPC) which will set and adjust minimum and award classification wages, minimum conditions of employment; public holidays; outworkers; direct bargaining between employers and employees; the role of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, particularly in relation to regulation of industrial action; a simplified system of awards; redundancy pay by small business employers; transmission of business rules; protection of key award conditions in bargaining processes; dispute settlement procedures; extension of the compliance regime; transitional arrangements; provides for the renumbering of the Act; and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to the establishment of the AFPC. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Bill 2004

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to empower the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to make an order that a certified agreement does not bind a new employer as a result of a transfer of a business, or only binds the new employer to a specified extent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Bill 2008

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    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: abolish Australian Workplace Agreements; provide transitional arrangements through Individual Transitional Employment Agreements (ITEAs); introduce a no-disadvantage test for ITEAs and collective agreements and ensure no agreement is approved until it passes the test; remove the requirement for a Workplace Relations Fact Sheet; provide that all parties agree to terminate collective workplace agreements; and enable award modernisation processes to be undertaken by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Also makes consequential amendments to 16 Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2001

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    Date
    27 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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