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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ,
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to: create the Office of the Workplace Ombudsman and the Workplace Authority as statutory agencies; introduce a fairness test to apply to workplace agreements lodged on or after 7 May 2007 to guarantee employees fair compensation in lieu of modification or exclusion of protected award conditions such as penalty rates and overtime and shift loadings; establish a compliance framework to ensure the effective operation of the fairness test; and vary provisions relating to: prohibited content in workplace agreements; and membership requirements for registered organisations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Work Health and Safety Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill implements the Model Work Health and Safety Bill (the model bill) within the Commonwealth jurisdiction to form part of a system of nationally harmonised occupational health and safety laws which will apply to businesses and undertakings conducted by the Commonwealth, public authorities, and transitionally, non-Commonwealth licensees. State and territory governments, together with the Commonwealth, signed the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety which commits the jurisdictions to implement the model laws by December 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety Bill 2011, the bill: repeals the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    ; makes arrangements for transition to the new occupational health and safety laws; and amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wool Services Privatisation Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Sep 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wool International Privatisation Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wool International Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wool International Amendment Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 
    Summary
    This bill has been registered under the wrong bill number. The correct bill no. for this bill is 98159 (159/98) 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Bill 1998 [1999]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Dec 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage portfolio 

    Bill

  • Wheat Marketing Legislation Amendment Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Primary Industries and Energy portfolio 

    Bill

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to: information-gathering and investigative powers of the Wheat Export Authority (WEA); extension of the minister’s veto power over non-AWB (International) Ltd bulk exports; ministerial power to change the holder of the single desk export privilege; deregulation of exports in bags and containers; and structural and governance reforms of the WEA including renaming it as the Export Wheat Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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