Auditor-General Amendment Bill 2011

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Auditor-General Act 1997
  to provide that the Auditor-General may, or the Auditor-General may at the request of the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit: audit performance indicators and conduct assurance reviews of Commonwealth agencies, authorities and companies; conduct assurance reviews of government business enterprises; and conduct performance audits of Commonwealth partners. 

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House of Representatives
28 Feb 2011Introduced and read a first time
21 Mar 2011Second reading moved
04 Jul 2011Second reading debate
07 Jul 2011Second reading debate
07 Jul 2011Second reading agreed to
12 Sep 2011Referred to Main Committee
12 Sep 2011Consideration in detail debate
15 Sep 2011Reported from Main Committee
15 Sep 2011Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Private Member's (D'ath) agreed to
15 Sep 2011Third reading agreed to
22 Sep 2011Introduced and read a first time
22 Sep 2011Second reading moved
13 Oct 2011Second reading debate
13 Oct 2011Second reading agreed to
13 Oct 2011Committee of the Whole debate
24 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to

24 Nov 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
07 Dec 2011Assent

Act no.: 190

Year: 2011

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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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