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  • Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 May 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Road Safety Remuneration Repeal Bill 2016

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    Date
    18 Apr 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment 
    Summary
    The bill: repeals the
    Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012
    to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal; enables the minister to make rules dealing with transitional matters; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016

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    Date
    17 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Innovation and Science 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016, the bill amends the
    Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991
    to enable the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation to: assist the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility; assist, on agreement, the states and territories; and charge fees to the facility and the states and territories for the services it provides in performing its functions for them. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016

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    Date
    17 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Innovation and Science 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016, the bill establishes the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and a Board of the Facility to make investment decisions for the facility; and provides up to $5 billion in concessional finance over five years to provide financial assistance to state and territory governments to develop economic infrastructure in the Northern Territory and northern parts of Western Australia and Queensland. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience and Collateral Protection) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998
    to enable financial institutions to comply with internationally-agreed margining requirements when dealing in over-the-counter derivatives; and provide legal certainty about the operation of Australian law in relation to termination rights under certain financial market transactions and approved Real Time Gross Settlement systems, approved netting arrangements and netting markets in all market conditions. Also makes consequential amendments to five Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    , 16 other Acts and the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations to make technical and consequential amendments to ensure that jurisdiction and powers currently being exercised under Commonwealth legislation by Northern Territory Local Court Magistrates may continue to be validly exercised following commencement of the
    Local Court Act 2015
    (NT). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Biological Control Act 1984
    to clarify the definition of an organism to reflect the use of viruses and sub-viral agents as agent and target organisms for biological control activities in the Australian Capital Territory (including the Jervis Bay Territory). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Norfolk Island) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, the bill amends the
    Passenger Movement Charge Act 1978
    to extend the passenger movement charge to people departing Norfolk Island. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Regional Development 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Norfolk Island) Bill 2016, the bill amends the:
    Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015
    to: enable New Zealand residents who hold a permanent visa and reside on Norfolk Island access to social security payments from 1 July 2016; align the early claims period for family assistance payments with the early claims periods for social security and child support payments before 1 July 2016; and broaden the definition of the Norfolk Island Regional Council to enable flexibility in the application of local government law;
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to extend the child support scheme to residents of the Indian Ocean Territories of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands;
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    to require eligible Australian citizens and eligible other persons living in Norfolk Island to enrol and vote in federal elections and referendums; and
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    and
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    to extend all Commonwealth laws to Norfolk Island, unless expressly provided otherwise. Also makes consequential and transitional amendments to 57 Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Responds to the first interim and final reports of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters’ inquiry into the conduct of the 2013 Federal Election by amending the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: implement a partial optional preferential voting system above the line for Senate elections, including instructing voters to vote for at least six parties or groups in their order of preference; abolish group and individual voting tickets; remove the ability of an individual to be the registered officer or deputy registered officer of multiple registered political parties at the same time; enable political party logos to be printed on ballot papers for the House of Representatives and the Senate; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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