Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989
  to: abolish the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC); rename the Act as the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
; and make consequential amendments arising from its abolition, including: the transfer of ATSIC’s assets and liabilities to other agencies, the establishment of a new housing fund to be administered by Indigenous Business Australia, and modification of the role of the Office of Evaluation and Audit; and
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004
  to: abolish regional councils from 1 July 2005; and make consequential amendments. Also makes consequential amendments to 11 other Acts. 

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Progress

Senate
01 Dec 2004Introduced and read a first time
01 Dec 2004Second reading moved
10 Mar 2005Second reading debate
14 Mar 2005Second reading agreed to
14 Mar 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government, 2 Opposition and 3 Australian Democrats agreed to
14 Mar 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
15 Mar 2005Introduced and read a first time
15 Mar 2005Second reading moved
16 Mar 2005Second reading agreed to
16 Mar 2005Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
16 Mar 2005Third reading agreed to


22 Mar 2005Assent

Act no.: 32

Year: 2005

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  • 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.
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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.

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