National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
  and
Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
  to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
  to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Oct 2009Second reading moved
29 Oct 2009Introduced and read a first time
01 Dec 2009Second reading debate
03 Feb 2010Second reading debate
04 Feb 2010Second reading debate
04 Feb 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
04 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
04 Feb 2010Second reading moved
28 Sep 2010Lapsed at end of Parliament

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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