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  • Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2007, the bill: replaces the current Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation with a not-for-profit forestry industry services company to provide marketing, research, development and other industry services to the forest industry; and provides the minister with the authority to enter into a funding contract with a company to enable it to administer levies, state grower contractual payments, research and development and manage the Commonwealth’s matched funding for research and development expenditure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to: improve the food regulatory processes for Australia and New Zealand; and improve the framework within which the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Authority operates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Safety (Trans Fats) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Prohibits the manufacturing, distribution, offering for sale, selling or otherwise trading in food containing synthetic trans fatty acids. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and makes consequential amendments to the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide agriculturally dependent small business operators with the same access as farmers to Exceptional Circumstances assistance, a Health Care Card and concessions for the Youth Allowance and Austudy means tests. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law (Divorce Fees Validation) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to validate retrospectively the filing fee charged for divorce applications in the Family Court of Western Australia between 1 July 2005 and 9 October 2006. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Freedom of Information Amendment (Abolition of Conclusive Certificates) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ROXON, Nicola, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    to: remove the capacity for Ministers to issue conclusive certificates to exempt a document from disclosure; and amend the objects of the Act to clarify the right of the community to access government information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fuel Quality Standards (Renewable Content of Motor Vehicle Fuel) Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to provide for the inclusion of ethanol and other renewable fuel in fuel supplied for use in motor vehicles. 

    Bill

  • Federal Magistrates Amendment (Disability and Death Benefits) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Federal Magistrates Act 1999
    to provide statutory disability cover and death benefits for Federal Magistrates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law Amendment Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Family Law Act 1975
    in relation to: enforcement of court orders; replacement of certain outdated terms (including introduction of the term “divorce”); recovery of child maintenance paid by a person found not to be a parent; operation of appeals; clarification of the rule-making power of the Family Court; and technical amendments; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to confer on the Family Court of Western Australia the same jurisdiction that is conferred on the Family Court of Australia in relation to concurrent family law proceedings where a party is a bankrupt. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2004 Election Commitments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to establish the utilities allowance and the seniors concession allowance;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to increase the number of hours that carers may spend in work, training or study, without losing qualification for carer payment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide eligible grandparents with access to child care benefit for up to 50 hours of approved child care a week; and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to increase bereavement payments in respect of persons receiving above general rate disability pension. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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