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  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Regulates poker machine use by requiring that poker machines: cannot accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; cannot accept certain additional credits; cannot allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin; and cannot allow a loss exceeding $120 in one hour’s operation. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009

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    Date
    27 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Regulates poker and gaming machine use by placing technical requirements on manufacturers and suppliers of those machines by requiring that they cannot: accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; accept certain additional credits; and allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill

  • Parliamentary Superannuation Amendment (Removal of Excessive Super) Bill 2009

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    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    to: terminate the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; require existing scheme members to choose a complying superannuation fund in line with the arrangements applying to new parliamentarians since 2004; and require the Commonwealth to pay into the complying superannuation funds chosen by members their respective commuted superannuation benefits and ongoing superannuation contributions. 

    Bill

  • Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2008

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    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for a national plebiscite to be held in conjunction with the next House of Representatives election on whether Australia should become a republic. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting Amendment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to: impose restrictions on food and beverage advertising on television during children’s viewing times; and provide that financial assistance to schools is conditional upon schools not displaying advertisements or sponsorship announcements by companies whose principal activity is the manufacture, distribution or sale of junk food. 

    Bill

  • Poker Machine Harm Minimisation Bill 2008

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    Date
    19 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill seeks to promote responsible gaming practices by: imposing technical requirements on corporations which manufacture, sell and supply gaming and poker machines, manufacture or supply cash-back terminals, and on financial institutions which own or operate automatic teller machines; and imposes penalties for contraventions of the requirements. 

    Bill

  • Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KIRK, Linda 
    Summary
    Establishes the Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission to inquire into, and advise the Parliament on, allegations of judicial misbehaviour or incapacity made against a federal justice. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Privacy (Data Security Breach Notification) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Privacy Act 1988
    to require organisations and Commonwealth agencies to notify affected individuals of a data security breach where their personal information is accessed by, or disclosed to, an unauthorised person. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Peace and Non-Violence Commission Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn 
    Summary
    Establishes a Peace and Non-Violence Commission, an independent statutory body, to promote peace and non-violence and advance Australia’s obligations under international humanitarian law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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