Defence Housing Authority Amendment Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and the recommendations of an interdepartmental committee, the bill amends the
Defence Housing Authority Act 1987
to: rename the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) as Defence Housing Australia; reduce the size of the Board and create an advisory committee; expand the scope of the services DHA can provide and enable it to expand operations to include the provision of services to other Commonwealth agencies; remove DHA’s exemption from Commonwealth taxation and require it to make State and Territory tax equivalent payments to the Commonwealth; and remove outdated provisions. Also amends the
Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
and
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
to reflect the name change to Defence Housing Australia.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Mar 2006
Second reading moved 30 Mar 2006
Second reading agreed to 10 May 2006
Third reading agreed to 10 May 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 May 2006
Second reading moved 11 May 2006
Second reading agreed to 11 May 2006
Third reading agreed to 11 May 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 45
  • Year: 2006
22 May 2006

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Explanatory memoranda

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