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  • Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry) Bill 2012

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    Date
    24 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    in relation to the textile, clothing and footwear industry to: extend the operation of most of the provisions of the Act to contract outworkers; enable outworkers to recover unpaid amounts up the supply chain; enable an outwork code of practice to be issued; and extend specific right of entry rules to sweatshop premises. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

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    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: replace the maternity immunisation allowance by making payment of the family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement conditional on a child meeting the immunisation requirements; pause the indexation of baby bonus for three years from 1 July 2012 and reset the amount of baby bonus to $5000 per child from 1 September 2012; and prevent an individual from being entitled to FTB as fortnightly instalments on the basis of estimated income in certain circumstances;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to give certain carer allowance recipients, who care for a disabled adult, access to bereavement payments on the death of the care receiver;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow access to carer supplement for those carers whose rate of payment is reduced to nil because of employment income received in the fortnight covering 1 July in any given year; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

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    Date
    16 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    to clarify that the Auditor-General may accept an appointment under the
    Corporations Act 2001
    as an auditor of any Commonwealth controlled company;
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    to: ensure that directors of Commonwealth authorities and wholly-owned Commonwealth companies prepare Budget estimates as directed by the Finance Minister; and ensure that directors of Commonwealth authorities and wholly-owned Commonwealth companies notify the responsible minister of decisions to undertake certain significant events;
    Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2010
    to make technical amendments; and
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to: enable the Finance Minister to clarify the day on which a special account determination commences; focus the operation of drawing rights on payments and remove the penalty relating to drawing rights; enable the Finance Minister, on behalf of the Commonwealth, to exercise a discretion to ‘set-off’ amounts owed to the Commonwealth with amounts payable to the Commonwealth; and provide that the Finance Minister cannot delegate certain powers or functions. Also repeals the
    Appropriation (Development Bank) Act 1975
    and
    Car Dealership Financing Guarantee Appropriation Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012

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    Date
    31 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: require that the rules of all registered organisations deal with disclosure of remuneration, pecuniary and financial interests; increase civil penalties; strengthen the investigative powers of Fair Work Australia; and require education and training to be provided to officials of registered organisations about their governance and accounting obligations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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