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  • 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

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

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    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    and
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to: replace the voluntary marketing and research contributions system for the red meat processor industry with a statutory levy on the slaughter of cattle, sheep and goats; allow bodies other than declared bodies to receive levy funds for research and development; and permit disaggregated levy payer information to be provided to the red meat processor industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Fisheries Levy Amendment Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    ,
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    in relation to: delegation powers of the minister and the Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority; management of Australia’s rights and obligations under the Torres Strait Treaty; output controls and fisheries management practices; consistency with other legislative regimes; compliance, forfeiture and enforcement procedures; the role and functions of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA); and transition of the AFMA from an authority to a commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Levy Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Fisheries Levy Act 1984
    to ensure levies can be collected in Torres Strait fisheries in accordance with new management and licensing arrangements provided for in the proposed
    Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    to change the governance and financial management arrangements for the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority from a board structure to an executive management structure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
    to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and makes consequential amendments to the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide agriculturally dependent small business operators with the same access as farmers to Exceptional Circumstances assistance, a Health Care Card and concessions for the Youth Allowance and Austudy means tests. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989
    to strengthen the governance, accountability and reporting framework of the eight statutory rural Research and Development Corporations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    to transfer, until 30 June 2007, the veto power for bulk wheat export applications from AWB (International) Ltd to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Cattle Disease Eradication Account Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Cattle Disease Eradication Account Act 1991
    to enable funds to be transferred from the National Cattle Disease Eradication Account to the Cattle Disease Contingency Fund. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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