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  • Renewable Energy (Certificates and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CASH, Sen Michaelia 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: limit the issue of renewable energy certificates to mature renewable energy technologies to one-third of the total certificates issued; and provide for the creation of certificates for building efficient long distance transmission systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Food Processing Activities) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOSWELL, Sen Ron 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to require regulations to be made to determine that food processing activities, to the extent that they are trade exposed, be given a 90 per cent partial exemption from the additional renewable source electricity acquisition obligation for 2010 and later years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff for Electricity) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to establish a national feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme to provide financial support for the commercialisation of prospective renewable energy technologies by providing: that the minister sets and reviews a FiT rate for renewable energy technology and a FiT levy rate to fund payments under the scheme; that qualifying generators be allowed to connect and feed into the grid; that the Renewable Energy Regulator establish a Feed-in-Tariff Register; and for the preparation and tabling of an independent report on the operation of the scheme. 

    Bill

  • Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Repeal Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Act 1995
    to allow the Australian Capital Territory Government to implement the agreed model dangerous goods transport legislation in accordance with the Inter-Governmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Road, Rail and Intermodal Transport entered into between the Commonwealth, states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000
    to increase the shortfall charge payable by non-complaint liable parties from $40 per megawatt-hour to $65 per megawatt-hour. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: clarify the objectives of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme; increase annual targets for renewable energy generation from 2010; implement a Solar Credits mechanism; require a review of the legislation and regulations in 2014 and for the review to be tabled in Parliament; provide partial exemptions from liability for certain activities; provide for the transition of existing and proposed State renewable energy target schemes; enable power stations utilising waste coal mine gas as a fuel source to participate in the RET scheme for a specified period; and further increase the annual targets under the scheme for the years during which this fuel source will be eligible. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Rural Adjustment Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Rural Adjustment Act 1992
    to allow for the re-appointment of National Rural Advisory Council members for two subsequent terms after their initial term. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Increased Mandatory Renewable Energy Target) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to increase the mandatory renewable energy target from 9,500GWh to 45,000GWh and require the minister to review the targets annually. 

    Bill

  • Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes a resale royalty right for visual artists and an accompanying statutory scheme. The resale royalty right will entitle visual artists to a royalty payment on the sale price of any commercial resale of their original works of art valued over $1,000, be inalienable and endure for the life of the artist plus 70 years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff for Electricity) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to establish a national feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme to provide financial support for the commercialisation of prospective renewable energy technologies by providing: that the minister sets and reviews a FiT rate for renewable energy technology and a FiT levy rate to fund payments under the scheme; that qualifying generators be allowed to connect and feed into the grid; that the Renewable Energy Regulator establish a Feed-in-Tariff Register; and for the preparation and tabling of an independent report on the operation of the scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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