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  • Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to repeal the provision which enables the Governor-General to disallow and recommend amendments to, any Act made by the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Capital Territory and Other Legislation Amendment (Water Management) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    ,
    Water Act 2007
    and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’;
    Water Amendment Act 2008
    to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the
    Water Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Assisting the Victims of International Terrorism Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework to provide financial assistance to persons or their next of kin who are injured or killed as a result of an international terrorist act. 

    Bill

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency as a statutory body and provides for: the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; committees; strategic and annual operational plans; finance and reporting requirements; and grants by the agency. Also establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency Advisory Council and provides for: the terms and conditions of appointment of members to the Council; and meeting procedures. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-Terrorism Laws Reform Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUDLAM, Sen Scott 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert a new definition of 'terrorist act'; remove the offences of 'reckless possession of a thing', sedition, and associating with a terrorist organisation; amend the reference to 'fostering the doing of' a terrorist act in the definition of 'terrorist organisation'; provide for terrorist organisations to be prescribed in regulations; and amend the 'supporting' offence;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: remove 'investigative dead time' from the calculation of dead time; and remove the presumption against bail for certain offences; and
    Australian Security Information Organisation Act 1979
    in relation to the questioning and detention of terrorism suspects. Also repeals the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Business Investment Partnership (Consequential Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Business Investment Partnership Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to exempt the Australian Business Investment Partnership Limited from the requirement to hold an Australian financial services licence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Business Investment Partnership Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Business Investment Partnership (Consequential Amendment) Bill 2009, the bill establishes the Australian Business Investment Partnership Limited as a public company limited by shares, to provide refinancing for loans relating to commercial property assets where financiers have withdrawn from debt financing arrangements as a result of the global financial crisis. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to establish the Energy Efficient Homes Program to: provide free ceiling insulation for all uninsulated owner-occupied homes; provide landlords who install insulation in their rental properties with a rebate of up to $1,000 until 30 June 2011 and remove the cap on the number of properties that can be insulated; and increase the maximum Solar Hot Water Rebate to $1,600 for households that do not access the insulation program and who replace existing hot water systems with a solar and heat pump water system by 30 June 2012. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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