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  • Solar Hot Water Rebate Bill 2012 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HUNT, Greg, MP 
    Summary
    Reinstates the remaining portion of the funding allocated to the Solar Hot Water Rebate in the 2011-12 financial year to be applied to expenditure for that purpose. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Solar Hot Water Rebate Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon 
    Summary
    Reinstates the remaining portion of the funding allocated to the Solar Hot Water Rebate in the 2011-12 financial year to be applied to expenditure for that purpose. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    NASH, Sen Fiona 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that the same eligibility criteria for independent youth allowance is applied for students residing in the Inner Regional Australia Zone. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2008 report
    Effectiveness of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 in eliminating discrimination and promoting gender equality
    , the bill amends the:
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to: extend protections from discrimination on the grounds of family responsibilities to both women and men in all areas of work; provide improved protection from sexual harassment for students and workers; ensure protections from sex discrimination apply equally to women and men; and establish breastfeeding as a separate ground of discrimination; and
    Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to the transfer of unclaimed superannuation monies from states and territories to the Commissioner of Taxation;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to provide transitional relief from income tax deductibility of total and permanent disability insurance premiums paid by superannuation funds;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    in relation to superannuation and relationship breakdowns;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 6) Act 2010
    in relation to deduction notices for successor funds;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: deductible employer contributions for former employees; excess contributions tax assessments; and treatment of untaxed elements of public sector defined benefit schemes;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to clarify the due date of the shortfall interest charge for excess contributions tax; and
    Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
    to change references to the Immigration Secretary and Immigration Department. Also makes consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to enable states and territories to enforce interstate fines according to the laws of their own jurisdiction; and
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    and
    Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Scholarship Payments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide for a start-up scholarship and a relocation scholarship (both to be indexed from 2011); and exempt (to an indexed threshold) merit and equity based scholarships from the income test under social security and veterans’ entitlements legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish governance arrangements for Commonwealth superannuation schemes, the bill amends 35 Acts and regulations to make amendments consequential upon, and transitional to, the proposed
    ComSuper Act 2010
    and
    Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2010

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Climate (Energy Efficient Non-Residential Buildings Scheme) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Establishes an emissions intensity cap and building efficiency certificate trading scheme for non-residential buildings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support for Students) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the Review of Higher Education (the Bradley Review), the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: phase-in a change to the age of independence from 25 to 22 years for the purposes of the independent youth allowance; provide that youth allowance claimants will not be able to attain independence through part-time employment or wages; increase the annual parental income threshold for non-independent youth allowance recipients; change the taper rate from 25 per cent per person to 20 per cent for families for the parental income reduction for youth allowance; increase and index to the Consumer Price Index the personal income free area for youth allowance, austudy students and Australian Apprentices; and provide the training supplement to all parenting payment recipients who are subject to participation requirements; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide for a start-up scholarship and a relocation scholarship (both to be indexed from 2011); and exempt (to an indexed threshold) merit and equity based scholarships from the income test under social security and veterans’ entitlements legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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