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  • Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to remove the 'dominant reason' test; the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    ,
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    and
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to: provide an explicit and positive duty to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities (which responds to the 2003 High Court decision of Purvis); respond to the Full Federal Court case of Forest in relation to carers, assistants and aids; clarify the defence of unjustifiable hardship; and replace the 'proportionality test' in the definition of indirect discrimination; 24 Acts to reflect the name change of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission to the Australian Human Rights Commission; and the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    and
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment (Education Standards) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to support the draft Disability Standards for Education which will be formulated and tabled following passage of this bill and which will clarify and elaborate the obligations under the Act of education and training providers in relation to students with disabilities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to remove the prohibition on disability discrimination on the ground of a person’s addiction to a prohibited drug; and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to include a cross-reference to the new provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to allow the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, in consultation with the National Transport Secretariat, to grant exemptions from disability standards dealing with public transportation services and facilities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Do Not Call Register Act 2006
    to: provide that individuals can register their preference not to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes; and enable the minister to specify a longer period of time for which numbers remain in force on the register and to reinstate numbers that have lapsed on the register at the end of the current three-year registration period; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments, including enabling the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop an industry standard for the fax marketing industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Collection of Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees) Bill 2006, the bill imposes annual licence fees on channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders based on their revenue. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register Bill 2006, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    ,
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    and
    Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
    to: provide for a regulatory framework for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to investigate complaints and enforce the civil penalties regime which will apply to the making of unsolicited telemarketing calls; and enable the development of relevant industry codes and ACMA standards relating to telemarketing calls. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill establishes a framework to regulate and minimise unsolicited telemarketing calls, including: establishing a Do Not Call Register which will allow individuals to register their home and mobile numbers on the register for a period of 3 years; establishing a complaints mechanism; and providing for a civil penalties regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Act 1903
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910
    to provide the Chief of the Defence Force with: the authority to issue directions to the Service Chiefs in relation to the administration of their respective cadet schemes; and a delegation making power in relation to cadet responsibility and direction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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