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  • Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
     
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to provide funding for: educational infrastructure; states and territories to construct approximately 20,000 new dwellings; repairs to existing social housing; infrastructure projects in local communities; roads; and regional infrastructure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • ATMs and Cash Facilities in Licensed Venues Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Imposes civil penalties on financial institutions, corporations, body corporates and persons who install, own or operate automatic teller machines or other cash facilities in licensed venues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to: limit banking and credit card penalty fees by ensuring fees are for cost recovery only; prevent fees being charged for third party dishonoured cheques; and enhance the powers of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to monitor penalty fees and investigate customer complaints. 

    Bill

  • Amendments Incorporation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Amendments Incorporation Act 1905
    to provide for the publication of Acts in electronic form. 

    Bill

  • Aged Care Amendment (Securing the Future of Aged Care for Australians) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to residential aged care to: simplify fees and charges paid by residents who cannot fully meet their own care and accommodation costs; combine the current concessional resident supplement and pensioner supplement into a single asset-tested accommodation supplement; broaden eligibility for community care grants for providers of Community Aged Care Packages; and extend eligibility to providers of Extended Aged Care at Home and Extended Aged Care at Home - Dementia. Also makes technical amendments to the
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
    and
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Act 2006

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Alcohol Toll Reduction Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    ,
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to: establish the Responsible Advertising of Alcohol Division within the Australian Communications and Media Authority to monitor the advertising of alcohol; limit the times at which alcohol products are advertised on radio and television and impose a penalty for breaches; and provide for labelling standards for alcohol products. 

    Bill

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to: limit banking and credit card penalty fees by ensuring fees are for cost recovery only; and enhance the powers of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to monitor penalty fees and investigate customer complaints. 

    Bill

  • Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol Ratification) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GARRETT, Peter, MP 
    Summary
    Requires the Australian Government to effect Australia’s obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Establishes an Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman and makes consequential amendments to the
    Airports Act 1996
    ,
    Air Services Act 1995
    ,
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    and
    Ombudsman Act 1976

    Bill

  • Australian Territories Rights of the Terminally Ill Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Confirms the right of a terminally ill person to request assistance from a medically qualified person to voluntarily terminate his or her life in a humane manner, without legal impediment to the person rendering the assistance; and provides procedural protection against possible abuse of this right. 

    Bill

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