Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Fair Work Act 2009
  to: give effect to state references of workplace relations matters to the Commonwealth that take effect after 1 July 2009 but on or before 1 January 2010; enable states to declare employers not to be national system employers; and enable state ministers to intervene in court proceedings and make submissions in relation to matters before Fair Work Australia; and
Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
  and seven other Acts to transition certain employers and employees to the new national workplace relations system. Also makes technical amendments to the
Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Oct 2009Introduced and read a first time
21 Oct 2009Second reading moved
17 Nov 2009Second reading debate
17 Nov 2009Second reading agreed to
17 Nov 2009Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 19 government amendments agreed to
17 Nov 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Nov 2009Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2009Second reading moved
02 Dec 2009Third reading agreed to
02 Dec 2009Second reading debate
02 Dec 2009Second reading agreed to
02 Dec 2009Third reading agreed to


02 Dec 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
09 Dec 2009Assent

Act no.: 124

Year: 2009

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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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

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