Cancer Australia Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Establishes Cancer Australia as a new statutory agency in relation to coordination of cancer control, cancer treatment and management, cancer research and implementation of cancer policies and priorities. Also provides for the terms of appointment and roles of the Chief Executive Officer, support staff and the Cancer Australia Advisory Council. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
16 Feb 2006Introduced and read a first time
16 Feb 2006Second reading moved
29 Mar 2006Second reading agreed to
29 Mar 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
30 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
30 Mar 2006Second reading moved
30 Mar 2006Second reading agreed to
30 Mar 2006Third reading agreed to


03 May 2006Assent

Act no.: 35

Year: 2006

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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