Bills Lists

TOTAL RESULTS: 45

  • Senate Bills List for 2004 to prorogation of the 40th Parliament

    Date
    12/10/2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 12 OCTOBER 2004 This is a final list of all bills considered by the Parliament for the 2004 calendar year to prorogation of the 40th Parliament Abbreviations ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] APAAustralian Progressive Alliance IndIndependent LPLiberal Party of Australia [Govt] NATS The Nationals [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation CIDConsideration in Detail stage (House of Representatives) PMPrivate Member’s bill PSPrivate Senat or’s bill RRestored to Notice Paper SSenate bill SBCSelection of Bills Committee A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2003 (Act citation: A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Act 2004) Amends the A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999 in relation to: accounting by the Commissioner of Taxation for all Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds; the timing of final determinations; and introduction of a mechanism for residual Budget Balancing Assistance adjustments for GST transitional years. Also contains application provisions. Reps: Intro. 4/12/03; Passed 19/2/04 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Senate: Intro. 1/3/04; Passed 9/3/04 SBC report 2/04 (tabled and adopted 3/3/04): No reference Assent: 23/3/04; Act No. 
  • Senate Bills List

    Date
    20/05/2015 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    As at cob 20 May 2015 Abbreviations AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] AMEP Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party CLP Country Liberal Party [Govt] FFP Family First Party Ind Independent KAP Katter’s Australian Party LDP Liberal Democratic Party LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] Nats The Nationals [Govt] PUP Palmer United Party CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment Bill2015 Part of a package of eight bills to reform the legal and governance framework for Norfolk Island, the bill amends the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999 to make amendments consequential on the repeal of the Medicare levy exemptions that currently apply to residents. House of Representatives: Intro. 26/3/15; Passed 12/5/15 Senate: Intro. 13/5/15; Passed 14/5/15 PSAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (A Stronger Land Account) Bill2014 (Introduced by Senator Siewert - AG) Amends the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 to: clarify the purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres 
  • House Bills List

    Date
    20/05/2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Summary
    As at cob 20 May 2015 44th PARLIAMENT - 1ST SESSION - 2015 BILLS INITIATED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Bills introduced in 2013 — 47 (Including 2 received from the Senate) Bills introduced in 2014 — 222 (Including 4 received from the Senate) Bills introduced in 2015 — 57 (Including 7 received from the Senate) Short Title Intro House Passed House Intro Senate Passed Senate Assent Date Act No. A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment 2015 26/3 12/5 13/5 14/5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition (Sunset Extension) 2015B 25/2 26/2 2/3 5/3 19/3 14 Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) 2014 (Act citation: Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) 2015) 22/10 1 2/12 3/12 12/2A 2 5/3 10 Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Levy Amendment (Norfolk Island) 2015 26/3 12/5 13/5 14/5 Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal 2014  
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2014

    Date
    15/12/2014 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    As at cob 15 December 2014 (2014 Final Edition) Abbreviations AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] CLP Country Liberal Party [Govt] DLP Democratic Labour Party FFP Family First Party Ind Independent KAP Katter’s Australian Party LDP Liberal Democratic Party LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] Nats The Nationals [Govt] PUP Palmer United Party CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) ED Exposure draft PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee PSAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (A Stronger Land Account) Bill2014 (Introduced by Senator Siewert - AG) Amends the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 to: clarify the purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Account; provide for excess returns from Land Account investments to be equally shared between the Account and the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC); provide that the minister may have regard to advice provided by the ILC about its financial requirements; provide for parliamentary review of any proposed changes to the ILC and the Land Account; provide for the establishment of a Nomination 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2013

    Date
    17/12/2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    Bills and related material can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/bills Committee reports can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/committees As at cob 17 December 2013 (2013 Final Edition) Abbreviations AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] CLP Country Liberal Party [Govt] DLP Democratic Labour Party FFP Family First Party Ind Independent KAP Katter’s Australian Party LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] Nats The Nationals [Govt] Note: The Liberal-National Party coalition formed government following the federal election on 7/9/13 CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) ED Exposure draft L Lapsed bill* PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 (Act citation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Act 2013 ) The bill: provides for the recognition by the Parliament, on behalf of the people of Australia, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; requires the minister to cause a review of support for a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution; requires the minister 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2012

    Date
    13/12/2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    Bills and related material can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/bills Committee reports can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/committees As at cob 13 December 2012 (2012 Final Ed ition) Abbreviations AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] DLP Democratic Labor Party FFP Family First Party Ind Independent KAP Katter’s Australian Party LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Opp] Nats WA The Nationals WA [Opp] CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) ED Exposure draft PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 The bill: provides for the recognition by the Parliament, on behalf of the people of Australia, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; requires the minister to cause a review of support for a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution; requires the minister to present a report of the review to Parliament; and ceases to have effect two years after its commencement. House of 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2011

    Date
    8/12/2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    Bills and related material can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/bills/index.htm Committee reports can be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/committee/index.htm As at cob 8 December 2011 (2011 Final Edition) Abbreviations AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] FFP Family First Party Ind Independent LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Opp] Nats WA The Nationals WA CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) Dft Draft bill ED Exposure draft PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee PMAbolition of Age Limit on Payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Bill2011 (Introduced by Mrs Bronwyn Bishop - LP) Amends the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 to abolish the current age limit of 70 years for the payment of the superannuation guarantee. House of Representatives: Intro. 28/2/11; Removed from Notice Paper 22/11/11 SC report no. 17 (tabled 3/3/11): No reference Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011 Amends: the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to clarify that the Federal Court or judge may make orders 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2010

    Date
    22/12/2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    Bills and related material may be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/bills/index.htm As at cob 22 December 2010 (2010 Final Edition) Abbreviations AD Australian Democrats [Dem] AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] FFP Family First Party Ind Independent LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Opp] CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) L Lapsed bill* PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee SC House of Representatives Selection Committee PSA New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Improved Access to Baby Bonus) LAmendment Bill 2008 (Introduced by Senator Stott Despoja - AD) Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to abolish the age restriction to enable all adoptive parents access to the baby bonus scheme. Senate: Intro. 20/3/08; 2nd reading adjourned 20/3/08 SBC report 4/08 (tabled and adopted 14/5/08): No reference [Lapsed immediately before commencement of 43rd Parliament ] LAccess to Justice (Family Court Restructure and Other Measures) Bill 2010 Amends: the Family Law Act 1975 to restructure the Family Court of Australia by 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2009

    Date
    15/12/2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    Bills and related material may be accessed at http://www.aph.gov.au/bills/index.htm As at cob 15 December 2009 (2009 Final Edition) Abbreviations AD Australian Democrats [Dem] AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] FFP Family First Party Ind Independent LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Opp] CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Selection of Bills Committee PSA New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Improved Access to Baby Bonus) Amendment Bill 2008 (Introduced by Senator Stott Despoja - AD) Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to abolish the age restriction to enable all adoptive parents access to the baby bonus scheme. Senate: Intro. 20/3/08; 2nd reading adjourned 20/3/08 SBC report 4/08 (tabled and adopted 14/5/08): No reference Access to Justice (Civil Litigation Reforms) Amendment Bill 2009 Amends the: Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 in relation to: case management powers and procedural reforms; and appeal proceedings; Family Law Act 1975 , Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and Federal Magistrates Act 1999 in relation to the 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2008

    Date
    18/12/2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    As at cob 18 December 2008 (2008 Final Edition) Abbreviations AD Australian Democrats [Dem] AG Australian Greens ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] FFP Family First Party Ind Independent LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] NATS The Nationals [Opp] CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives) ED Exposure draft PM Private member’s bill PS Private senator’s bill R Restored to Notice Paper S Senate bill SBC Selection of Bills Committee PSA New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Improved Access to Baby Bonus) Amendment Bill 2008 (Introduced by Senator Stott Despoja - AD) Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to abolish the age restriction to enable all adoptive parents access to the baby bonus scheme. Senate: Intro. 20/3/08; 2nd reading adjourned 20/3/08 SBC report 4/08 (tabled and adopted 14/5/08): No reference A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Customs) Amendment Bill 2008 Part of a package of four bills to increase the luxury car tax rate from 1 July 2008, the bill amends the A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Customs) Act 1999 to impose a 33 per cent tax rate on taxable 

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