Australia Council Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Australia Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013, the bill: provides for the functions, powers and governance structure and arrangements of the Australia Council; establishes a governing board and provides for the terms and conditions of appointed board members, procedures of the board, and enables the board to establish committees; provides for the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer and staff and consultants; requires an annual corporate plan to be prepared; provides for financial arrangements; and provides for annual reporting requirements. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2013Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2013Second reading moved
16 May 2013Second reading debate
16 May 2013Second reading agreed to
16 May 2013Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
16 May 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
17 Jun 2013Introduced and read a first time
17 Jun 2013Second reading moved
25 Jun 2013Second reading debate
25 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
25 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to


25 Jun 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
27 Jun 2013Assent

Act no.: 71

Year: 2013

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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House of Representatives
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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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