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  • Safe Climate (Energy Efficient Non-Residential Buildings Scheme) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Establishes an emissions intensity cap and building efficiency certificate trading scheme for non-residential buildings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia Bill 2008, the bill repeals the
    Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005
    and amends three Acts consequent upon the establishment of Safe Work Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008, the bill establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Fair Protection for Firefighters) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP;BROADBENT, Russell, MP;VAMVAKINOU, Maria, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to create a legal presumption that, if a firefighter has been employed for a certain period before being diagnosed with one of seven primary site cancers, the employment is taken to have been the dominant cause of the contraction of the cancer. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to provide that the minister is not compelled to consider requests for declarations of eligibility by corporations seeking to join the Comcare scheme as self-insurers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to ensure the financial viability of the Commonwealth workers’ compensation scheme, by amending the definitions of ‘disease’ and ‘injury’ and making changes to improve the administration and provision of benefits; and makes amendments consequential on the commencement of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    to: prohibit the operation of major hazard facilities without a licence; and extend its civil penalty regime to breaches of regulations. Also increases the maximum funeral benefits payable and makes a similar amendment to the
    Military Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to: reinstate claims arising from off-site recess injuries; provide for continuous workers’ compensation coverage for employees while overseas working in a declared place, or who belong to a declared class of employee; enable compensation for medical expenses to be paid where payment of other compensation is suspended; allow for time limits for claim determination; and enable Comcare to access the Consolidated Revenue Fund to pay certain compensation claims in respect of diseases with long latency periods; and
    Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993
    and
    Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
    to make technical amendments consequential on the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sales Tax (Customs) (Industrial Safety Equipment) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 May 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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