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  • 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 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 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 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 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 Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources, Energy and Tourism 
    Summary
    The bill: allows a Northern Territory Land Council and other parties in a state or territory to volunteer their land for consideration as the location for a national facility for the management of radioactive waste arising from medical, industrial and research uses of radioactive material; repeals the
    Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
    ; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    and
    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
    to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in relation to treason and sedition (urging violence) offences; the
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: clarify when an organisation advocates the doing of a terrorist act; extend to three years the period of a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation; and update the terrorist organisation listing; the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to update definitions; the
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to: investigation of Commonwealth offences; powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences; re-entry of premises in emergency situations; and bail for terrorism and national security offences; the
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    in relation to: the standard for listing a person, entity, assets or class of assets; and listing reviews; the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
    in relation to the protection and disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings; the
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to enable the Prime Minister to request the Inspector-General to inquire into an intelligence or security matter relating to any Commonwealth department or agency; and five Acts to make amendments consequent on the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: provide that representative Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander bodies and certain native title claimants may comment or request to be consulted about proposed housing and other services for indigenous communities which may affect native title; apply the principle of non-extinguishment to the proposals; provide for compensation for any acquisition of property; and provide for a 10-year sunset period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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