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  • Tax Laws Amendment (Improving the Producer Offset) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CIOBO, Steven, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to specify the criteria the Commissioner of Taxation must consider when making a special assessments decision in relation to the producer offset. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the
    A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    ,
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prevent Telstra from acquiring specified bands of spectrum which could be used for advanced wireless broadband services unless it structurally separates and divests its hybrid fibre coaxial cable network and its interests in Foxtel;
    National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998
    ,
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to require the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to: set up-front prices and non-price terms for declared services; make binding rules of conduct for the supply of declared services; remove the option to apply for exemptions from access obligations or undertakings; and remove merits review of regulatory decisions made by the ACCC;
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to: remove the requirement for the ACCC to undertake consultation before issuing a Part A competition notice; and clarify that content services supplied by carriers and carriage service providers are subject to the competition notice regime;
    Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999
    to: require the universal service provider to supply standard telephone services and payphones as determined by the minister; and provide for the minister to establish minimum Customer Service Guarantee performance benchmarks; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to: require service providers to offer a priority assistance service; and establish an infringement notice regime to deal with breaches of civil penalty provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Network Information) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to: require utilities to provide information, as well as telecommunications providers, specified by the minister; specify the purposes for which protected network information is permitted to be disclosed and used; and change sunset periods so that information can be disclosed and used during the roll-out of the national broadband network. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to: require utilities to provide information, as well as telecommunications providers, specified by the minister; specify the purposes for which protected network information is permitted to be disclosed and used; and change sunset periods so that information can be disclosed and used during the roll-out of the national broadband network. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Guaranteed Lowest Prices—Blacktown Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;JOYCE, Sen Barnaby 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to provide that a corporation sell the same product at the same price at all its retail outlets within a 35 kilometre geographic area. 

    Bill

  • Trade Practices Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to provide protection to unions and their members from being sued if they stop the export of Pacific Brands manufacturing machinery or the importation of goods to replace Pacific Brands products. 

    Bill

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986
    to: ensure bonus payments are not treated as income for tax and welfare related purposes; and provide for administrative arrangements applicable to the bonus payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill authorises the Commissioner of Taxation to make payments of up to $950 to eligible taxpayers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
    and
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the Medicare levy surcharge threshold to $100,000 for individuals and to $150,000 for families. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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