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

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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