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  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to make changes to bankruptcy law and practice aimed at ensuring that the interests of debtors and creditors are better balanced, particularly in relation to: early discharge arrangements; effective sanctions on uncooperative bankrupts; and administration of bankruptcies by trustees. Also makes technical and machinery amendments and contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    25 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to delay the commencement date for high definition television programming obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees and national broadcasters in mainland State capitals until 1 July 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

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    Date
    23 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide for new licensing arrangements for community television services;
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    in relation to licensing arrangements for community broadcasting; and
    Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
    to repeal the remaining provisions of the
    Broadcasting Act 1942
    dealing with political advertisements which the High Court held invalid. Also contains saving, application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2002 [2003]

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    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: change the high-definition television (HDTV) quota from a weekly to an annual quota; clarify the requirements for program content to be counted towards the HDTV quota; allow advertising and promotional material to count towards the quota; and delay the commencement date for the statutory review of HDTV quota arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • A Better Future for Our Kids Bill 2003

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    Date
    26 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Nicola ROXON MP 

    Bill

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

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    Date
    05 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill 2003, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    and technical amendments to 8 other Acts. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2003, the bill provides for a workplace relations regulatory framework for the building and construction industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services (Safeguarding Local Content and Local Audience Needs) Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEES, Meg 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to require the Australian Broadcasting Authority to impose licence conditions on commercial television licensees in metropolitan areas, obliging them to provide locally-produced news, current affairs and other programming. 

    Bill

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