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  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2002

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Defence Act 1903
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: establish the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal as an independent statutory body and provides for the functions and powers of the Tribunal; ensure procedural fairness in the termination and discharge process when a Defence member returns a positive result for a prohibited substance; and clarify that section 58B determinations are subject to tabling and disallowance;
    Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008
    to ensure that the scheme includes all members of the Reserves (including permanent officers transferred to the Reserves); and
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    to: enable the appointment of Chief Petty Officers and Flight Sergeants as discipline officers; clarify the jurisdiction of discipline officers; and provide for a uniform scale of punishments to all ranks for similar offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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