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  • Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: clarify the responsibilities of asylum seekers to provide and substantiate claims in relation to protection visas; enable the Refugee Review Tribunal to draw an unfavourable inference about the credibility of claims or evidence raised by a protection visa applicant for the first time at the review stage; create grounds to refuse a protection visa application when an applicant refuses or fails to establish their identity, nationality or citizenship; provide that a protection visa will not be granted to a family applicant unless the visa was applied for before the family visa holder was granted their visa; define the risk threshold for assessing Australia’s non-refoulement obligations under certain treaties; amend the framework in relation to unauthorised maritime arrivals and transitory persons who can make a valid application for a visa; provide for changes to the processes and administration of the Migration Review Tribunal and the Refugee Review Tribunal; and clarify when a review of a decision in relation to an application is ‘finally determined’. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends: 246 Acts to: replace references to the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    and the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    ; rationalise provisions relating to conflicts of interest, termination of appointments, corporate planning and annual reporting requirements; the
    Public Service Act 1999
    and
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to address a recommendation of the Parliamentary Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit to reduce potential confusion regarding the duties for public officials and the Australian Public Service Code of Conduct for APS employees and the Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct for parliamentary service employees; and the
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to guarantee that parliamentary departments will have access to their appropriations over the course of the financial year. Also repeals the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential Modifications of Appropriation Acts (No. 1), (No. 3) and (No. 5)) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends six Acts which appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government to make amendments consequential on the
    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential Modifications of Appropriation Acts (No. 2), (No. 4) and (No. 6)) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends six Acts which appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure to make amendments consequential on the
    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential Modifications of Appropriation Acts (Parliamentary Departments)) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends four Acts which appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the parliamentary departments to make amendments consequential on the
    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment 
    Summary
    Establishes the Emissions Reduction Fund to replace the carbon tax and provide a transition for the Carbon Farming Initiative by amending the:
    Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
    to: provide for the Clean Energy Regulator to conduct auctions and enter into contracts to purchase emissions reductions; enable a broader range of emissions reduction projects to be approved; and amend the project eligibility criteria and processes for approving projects and crediting carbon credit units; and
    Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011
    ,
    Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
    and
    National Greenhouse Energy and Reporting Act 2007
    to make consequential amendments. Also provides for transitional arrangements in relation to: the Register of Offsets Projects, which will be renamed the Emissions Reduction Fund Register and will include information about contracts to purchase emissions reductions; and existing Carbon Farming Initiative projects and methodologies and applications for new projects. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: maintain the indexation pause on the child care rebate limit at $7500 for three years from 1 July 2014; and maintain the child care benefit income thresholds at the amounts applicable as at 30 June 2014 for three years from 1 July 2014; and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget Measures) Act 2011
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Repeal Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Act 2008
    to abolish the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Support Loans (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trade Support Loans Bill 2014, the bill amends five Acts consequential on the establishment of the Trade Support Loans Programme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Support Loans Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trade Support Loans (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014, the bill establishes the Trade Support Loans Programme to provide concessional, income-contingent loans of up to $20 000 over four years to certain apprentices which will be repayable when the individual’s income reaches the Higher Education Loan Program repayment threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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