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  • Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s functions and powers for the operation and enforcement of the National Fuelwatch Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a National Fuelwatch Scheme to be implemented and administered by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which requires petrol retailers to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day. Also confers compliance and enforcement powers upon the ACCC. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to enable regulations to be made for the cost recovery of services provided by the Commonwealth in relation to the exercise of powers for listing medicines, vaccines and other products or services on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and designation of vaccines for the National Immunisation Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to abolish the age restriction to enable all adoptive parents access to the baby bonus scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Establishes the Office of the National Commissioner for Children and Young People to promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of all Australian children under 18 years of age, and appoints and outlines the functions and responsibilities of the Commissioner. Also establishes an Advisory Committee on Children and sets out membership, function, procedure and membership conditions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides a legislative framework for animal welfare in Australia, including the establishment of the National Animal Welfare Authority which will coordinate, monitor and review the care, protection and use of domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and animals kept for scientific purposes. 

    Bill

  • Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to require health funds to provide contributors a “no gap” and “gap permitted” range of prostheses in relation to every in-hospital procedure for which a Medicare benefit is payable. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to modify the capital gains/loss tax treatment of foreign residents with interests in Australian managed funds;
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to amend the rules for determining the source of income derived by certain residents of treaty partner countries;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Act 1993
    in relation to the imposition of interest withholding tax. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum