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  • Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills in relation to the Living Longer Living Better aged care package, the bill enables the transition of the functions of the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency to the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency from 1 January 2014 by providing for the transfer of: assets and liabilities; the custody of records of documents; and office holders and staff. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills in relation to the Living Longer Living Better aged care package, the bill: establishes the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency to replace the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency from 1 January 2014; provides for the functions, powers, appointment, and terms and conditions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Quality Agency; provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Aged Care Quality Advisory Council to advise the CEO; requires the Quality Agency to develop strategic and operational development plans; provides for the Quality Agency’s reporting requirements; and provides for the use and disclosure of protected information by the Quality Agency. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to: create a matter of national environmental significance for coal seam gas and large coal mining developments which are likely to have a significant impact on a water resource; and establish penalties and offences to prohibit such action. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the:
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to provide that decisions made under the proposed amendment to the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    are not subject to administrative review;
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to authorise the Commonwealth to form or participate in forming companies and to acquire shares in, or become a member of a company, if the proposed company and its objects or proposed activities are specified in the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide for recoverable payments and recoverable death payments for payments made under the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments scheme;
    Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    to establish recoverable payments and recoverable death payments; and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to specify a list of existing Commonwealth-owned companies; and enables deferred tax asset relief to be provided to the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation in relation to the transfer of assets from the Military Superannuation and Benefits Fund to the ARIA Investments Trust. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Foreign Affairs Portfolio Miscellaneous Measures Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    to enable an Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) employee to move to an Australian Public Service (APS) agency in the same way that APS employees voluntarily transfer between agencies; and
    Work Health and Safety Act 2011
    to enable the Director-General of ASIS, with the approval of the minister, to make a declaration that specified provisions of the Act do not apply, or apply subject to modifications, in relation to persons carrying out work for the Director-General. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963
    to: provide for regulations to confer privileges and immunities on the International Committee for the Red Cross and the International Criminal Court; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Not-for-profit Sector Freedom to Advocate Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Invalidates clauses in Commonwealth agreements with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector that restrict or prevent NFP entities from advocating on Commonwealth law, policy or actions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Registration Fees) Bill 2013, the bill provides for the recovery of costs for the administration of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme through taxes, in the form of fees for applying for registration. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Registration Fees) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2013, the bill amends the
    Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
    to enable fees to be collected and administered by the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme Regulator. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (Asian Century) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to expand eligibility for OS-HELP assistance and provide additional incentives for university students to undertake part of their course of study in Asia from 1 January 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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