Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Establishes Health Workforce Australia as an independent statutory body to implement Council of Australian Governments (COAG) health workforce initiatives agreed to in November 2008 including funding, planning and coordinating clinical training, supporting clinical training supervision and health workforce research and planning, funding simulation training, and providing advice to Health Ministers. Also contains a regulation making power. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
13 May 2009Introduced and read a first time
13 May 2009Second reading moved
25 May 2009Referred to Main Committee
26 May 2009Second reading debate
26 May 2009Second reading agreed to
27 May 2009Reported from Main Committee
27 May 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2009Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2009Second reading moved
18 Jun 2009Second reading debate
24 Jun 2009Second reading debate
24 Jun 2009Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2009Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
24 Jun 2009Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
24 Jun 2009Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment


24 Jun 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
22 Jul 2009Assent

Act no.: 72

Year: 2009

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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Notes

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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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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