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  • Health Care (Appropriation) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Care (Appropriation) Act 1998
    to: increase the maximum amount of Commonwealth financial assistance grants provided under the 1998-2003 Australian Health Care Agreements; and provide for the tabling of a statement of the total amount of financial assistance paid. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002

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    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: clarify the intended operation of the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme and address certain issues identified by the Federal Court; validate investigative and adjudicative referrals currently under consideration by PSR committees to the extent that the matters referred relate to particular specified conduct or services; amend the age of access to services under the Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme; remove redundant definitions relating to health care and pensioner concession cards; and
    Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Act 1999
    to clarify the transitional provisions in that Act relating to production of documents and obtaining information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Industry Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    in relation to: gap cover schemes; the obligations of health funds to provide information to the public and the Health Insurance Commission; rationalising the structure of the Act; and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to transfer responsibility for registration of billing agents from the Private Health Insurance Administration Council to the Health Insurance Commission. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Commission Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Human Services 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Medicare Australia Act 1973
    and
    Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997
    to: abolish Medicare Australia and Centrelink; abolish the positions of the Chief Executive Officers of these organisations; provide for the functions of the agencies and the CEOs to be integrated into the Department of Human Services (DHS); and amend the long and short titles of the Acts; the
    Medicare Australia Act 1973
    in relation to patient notification when medical records are seized but not examined; the
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to abolish the position of Child Support Registrar and provide for the functions of that position to be integrated into the DHS; and 36 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007

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    Date
    07 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Human Services 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework for the Health and Social Services Access Card to replace the Medicare Card and other cards and vouchers used to access Australian Government health and social service benefits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • House of Representatives (Northern Territory Representation) Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Implements a recommendation of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters to maintain at the next federal election the Northern Territory’s representation in the House of Representatives at its current level of two members. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011

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    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to: increase the maximum payments for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme in 2011; account for indexation to other grants and Commonwealth scholarships for the 2012 to 2014 calendar years; reduce the HECS-HELP up-front discount from 20 to 10 per cent; reduce the HELP voluntary repayment bonus from 10 to 5 per cent; and clarify that Australian citizens are not entitled to Commonwealth support or to access certain schemes when undertaking a course of study primarily at an overseas campus. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to revise the maximum funding amounts: under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme to provide for the transition to a student centred funding system; for other grants to provide a reduction in funding for the Australian and Learning Teaching Council and cease the Graduate Skills Assessment Program; and to increase the maximum grants payable for Commonwealth scholarships. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (FEE-HELP Loan Fee) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to increase the loan fee for FEE-HELP for fee paying undergraduate students to 25 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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