Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Introduced with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016, the bill establishes the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and a Board of the Facility to make investment decisions for the facility; and provides up to $5 billion in concessional finance over five years to provide financial assistance to state and territory governments to develop economic infrastructure in the Northern Territory and northern parts of Western Australia and Queensland.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 17 Mar 2016
Lapsed at prorogation 15 Apr 2016
Second reading debate
  • : Bill resumed at point of interruption
19 Apr 2016
Second reading agreed to 19 Apr 2016
Third reading agreed to 19 Apr 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Apr 2016
Second reading moved 19 Apr 2016
Second reading debate 02 May 2016
Second reading agreed to 02 May 2016
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
02 May 2016
Third reading agreed to 02 May 2016
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate purported amendments and agreed to 3 Government amendments in place thereof
03 May 2016
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
03 May 2016
Finally passed both Houses 03 May 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 41
  • Year: 2016
04 May 2016

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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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 changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the 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.