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  • Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to introduce new offences for employers, labour suppliers and other persons who allow non-citizens to work in Australia illegally. Also amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to provide certain protections for children involved in proceedings in relation to the new employer sanctions offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health and Medical Research Council Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and 2 other reviews, the bill amends the
    National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992
    to: introduce new governance arrangements including establishing, from 1 July 2006, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) as a statutory agency subject to the
    Public Service Act 1999
    and the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    ; and clarify the accountability and reporting functions of the NHMRC. Also makes consequential amendments to 7 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Board and Other Measures) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    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
    Superannuation Act 1976
    ,
    Superannuation Act 1990
    ,
    Superannuation Act 2005
    and the proposed
    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Superannuation Safety and Other Measures) Act 2006
    to consolidate in one entity (the Australian Reward Investment Alliance), and revise, the governance arrangements for the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme, the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme and the Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan, with effect from 1 July 2006. Also amends the
    Superannuation Act 1976
    to correct misdirected amendments made by the
    Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Act (No. 1) 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Subscription Television Drama and Community Broadcasting Licences) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: increase flexibility in the operation of the 10 per cent requirement for new spending on drama on subscription television; and allow the Australian Communications and Media Authority to approve the transfer of a community broadcasting licence to another person who represents the same community interest. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial responsibility for approval of RU486) Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of RU486 from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the Therapeutic Goods Administration. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to permit the use of the Australian Defence Force to protect States and Territories in response to domestic security and violence situations and to protect Commonwealth interests where State and Territory jurisdictions do not apply. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Cooperative Fisheries Arrangements and Other Matters) Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to: clarify the meaning of certain Commonwealth fisheries management objectives; provide an express power for Commonwealth, State and Territory governments to amend or vary Offshore Constitutional Settlement fisheries arrangements; and facilitate cooperative fisheries management between Commonwealth, State and Territory governments by introducing regional fisheries arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Jurisdiction of Courts (Family Law) Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to provide the Magistrates Court of Western Australia constituted by a Family Law Magistrate of Western Australia with substantially the same jurisdiction and appeal structure in relation to family law and child support matters as the Federal Magistrates Court. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to provide the Magistrates Court of Western Australia constituted by a Family Law Magistrate of Western Australia with substantially the same jurisdiction and appeal structure in relation to family law and child support matters as the Federal Magistrates Court. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence (Road Transport Legislation Exemption) Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Clarifies the extent of the ADF’s exemption from the operation of particular State and Territory road transport laws in certain circumstances, to enable the operation of the Australian Defence Force Road Transport Exemption Framework recently negotiated between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and State and Territory road transport authorities by. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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