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  • National Broadband Network Financial Transparency Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires: NBN Co to prepare a business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and publish it by 19 November 2010; and the Productivity Commission to prepare a cost-benefit analysis of the NBN proposal and publish it by 31 May 2011. 

    Bill

  • National Broadband Network Financial Transparency Bill 2010 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon 
    Summary
    Requires: NBN Co to prepare a business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and publish it by 19 November 2010; and the Productivity Commission to prepare a cost-benefit analysis of the NBN proposal and publish it by 31 May 2011. 

    Bill

  • National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2010, the bill provides: for the operations of NBN Co and any NBN corporations; for ownership and control of NBN Co; for certain reporting obligations of NBN Co; for anti-avoidance obligations of NBN Co; powers to the Federal Court to grant injunctions; that NBN Co is not a public authority; that NBN corporations are not subject to the
    Public Works Committee Act 1969
    ; and for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Ownership of NBN Co to be established for the specific purpose of examining a Productivity Commission report on its inquiry into the NBN and cease to exist after it has reported to Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011], the bill provides for transitional arrangements to: continue existing registrations of vocational education and training providers; continue existing course accreditations; enable certain decisions of the regulator to be reviewed by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; enable staff of referring state and territory regulators to transfer to the national regulator; continue legal proceedings; and make miscellaneous amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011], the bill establishes the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator as an independent statutory body to regulate the vocational education and training sector and provides for: registration of training organisations; accreditation of courses; powers to issue and cancel qualifications; investigative powers; enforcement; Commonwealth-State arrangements; terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the regulator and two commissioners; staff and consultants; offences and civil penalties; reporting requirements; strategic and annual reporting plans; and the establishment of the Australian Quality Training Framework to provide for national standards for registered training organisations by legislative instrument. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Further to the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011] and National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011], the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    ,
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    and
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide that the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator framework interacts with other regulatory frameworks and funding programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Reform Amendment (National Health Performance Authority) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the proposed
    National Health and Hospitals Network Act 2011
    to: establish the National Health Performance Authority as a statutory authority and provide for its functions, powers, membership, committees, staffing, reporting and planning, and disclosure of information; amend the long and short titles of the Act; and make amendments consequential on the establishment of the authority and the Act title change. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Home Loans and Credit Cards) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: require licensed credit providers to provide a Key Facts Sheet for standard home loans to consumers; require credit providers to provide a Key Fact Sheet for credit card contracts; restrict when credit providers can make unsolicited invitations to borrowers to increase the credit limit on a credit card; restrict the approval of the use of credit cards to obtain amounts in excess of the credit limit; prohibit fees being charged when the credit limit is exceeded (unless agreed to by the card holder); and provide for an order of application of payments made under credit card contracts; and
    National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Navigation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Navigation Act 1912
    to: implement the Maritime Labour Convention in Australia by setting minimum requirements for working and living conditions for seafarers working on certain ships engaged in commercial activities, except fishing; and enable vessel traffic services to be extended to the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment (Deer) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to increase the cap on the National Residue Survey component of the deer slaughter levy from 4 cents to 10.5 cents per kilogram. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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