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  • Building and Construction Industry (Restoring Workplace Rights) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    and
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005

    Bill

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (OHS) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    to: extend the application of the Australian Government Building and Construction Industry Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme to building work indirectly funded by the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth authority; restructure the process of appointing Federal Safety Officers; and allow the Federal Safety Commissioner, and persons working in the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner, to disclose information on the Scheme to the minister. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ,
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to implement a framework for digital radio broadcasting and transmission and provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with the powers necessary to support and manage the new framework. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to extend the application of the realisations charge and interest charge to money received by debt agreement administrators pursuant to debt agreements made under the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Debt Agreements) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to the operation of debt agreements under Part IX by providing for: the registration of administrators; proportional payments under an agreement to administrators and creditors; debtors’ proposals to be accepted by a majority in value of creditors; mechanisms to deal with defaulting debtors; and clarifying the operation of the Act in relation to: deregistered administrators; debts covered by an agreement; treatment of secured creditors; and investigative powers of the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to ensure that persons who re-transmit content provided by National Indigenous TV Limited (NITV Ltd) for transmission by Imparja Television are exempt from the regulatory requirements of the Act; and
    Copyright Act 1968
    to amend the statutory licence copyright collection scheme to apply it to re-transmissions of NITV Ltd program material. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Superannuation Contributions) Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998
    to provide for the recovery of superannuation contributions made with the intention to defeat creditors; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    to: provide for certain rural support grants to be exempt from the property available to pay the bankrupt’s creditors; and make minor technical amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Collection of Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to ensure compliance by channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders with licence fee payment and record keeping obligations. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to reform the digital television and commercial television broadcasting regime, particularly in relation to: regulation of digital television; broadcasting of sports on the anti-siphoning list on new digital channels; commercial television licensing arrangements; allocation of channels for new digital services; the access regime for channel B datacasting transmitter licences and access undertakings; and industry codes and standards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Subscription Television Drama and Community Broadcasting Licences) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: increase flexibility in the operation of the 10 per cent requirement for new spending on drama on subscription television; and allow the Australian Communications and Media Authority to approve the transfer of a community broadcasting licence to another person who represents the same community interest. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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