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
Introduced and read a first time 20 Mar 2013
Second reading moved 20 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 16 May 2013
Second reading agreed to 16 May 2013
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
16 May 2013
Third reading agreed to 16 May 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Jun 2013
Second reading moved 17 Jun 2013
Second reading debate 25 Jun 2013
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2013
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25 Jun 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 71
  • Year: 2013
27 Jun 2013

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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Helpful information

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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