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  • Schools Assistance Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    School Education, Early Childhood and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance Act 2008
    to provide for a phased implementation of the national curriculum by certain authorities and approved school systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008, the bill provides financial assistance to the states and territories for non-government schools for 2009-2012 to: maintain the current socioeconomic status funding and indexation arrangements to ensure that total recurrent funding for schools will not fall below 2008 levels; provide recurrent funding for Indigenous Supplementary Assistance and an Indigenous Funding Guarantee; provide a remoteness loading; provide funding for capital grants; provide for establishment assistance grants in 2009; implement a school performance information and reporting framework; and require authorities and schools to implement the National Curriculum before the 2012 school year commences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia (Transfer of Assets) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Arts 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    ,
    National Film and Sound Archive Act 2008
    and
    Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2008
    to enable the name change of the National Film and Sound Archive to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSAA); and transfers part of Screen Australia’s film library and associated assets and liabilities to the NFSAA; and provides for the transfer of certain Screen Australia staff to the NFSAA. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make amendments consequential upon, and transitional to, the establishment of Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive. Also repeals the
    Australian Film Commission Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes Screen Australia (SA) as a body corporate, sets out functions and powers, and establishes a governing board and management. SA will replace the Australian Film Commission, the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and Film Australia Limited. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to enable states and territories to enforce interstate fines according to the laws of their own jurisdiction; and
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    and
    Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    in response to recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2008 report
    Effectiveness of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 in eliminating discrimination and promoting gender equality
    , to: extend protections from discrimination on the grounds of family responsibilities to both women and men in all areas of work; provide improved protection from sexual harassment for students and workers; ensure protections from sex discrimination apply equally to women and men; and establish breastfeeding as a separate ground of discrimination;
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to establish an Age Discrimination Commissioner in the Human Rights Commission; and
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    ,
    Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999
    and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to clarify certain provisions in relation to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy, potential pregnancy and breastfeeding. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to: provide new protections against discrimination on the basis of a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status; provide protection against discrimination for same-sex de facto couples; and make consequential amendments; and
    Migration Act 1958
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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