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  • Border Protection Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Sep 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: monitoring and enforcement of security requirements at Australian borders; provision of certain information to Customs in relation to: people working in restricted areas or issued with security identification cards; and goods in-transit; examination and seizure of in-transit goods; electronic reporting of all mail cargo as part of a cargo report; access to airline computer reservation systems; authorisation of Customs officers; issue and use of firearms and personal defence equipment by Customs officers; powers of arrest in relation to assault or obstruction of Customs officers; and forfeiture of undeclared dutiable goods found in unaccompanied baggage;
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    and
    Evidence Act 1995
    in relation to electronic reports to Customs and the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in relation to passengers and crew;
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to allow the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to disclose vessel monitoring information to Customs; and
    Customs Administration Act 1985
    to include the Australian Bureau of Criminal Intelligence as a Commonwealth agency. Also includes savings provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bounty (Ships) Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 
    Summary
    Act No. 14 of 1999 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill: requires the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to identify and contact a person’s next of kin when that person is in a foreign country and believed to be missing; provides for the department and its agencies to offer assistance in such circumstances; and requires the minister to report annually on the development and implementation of international agreements relating to Australian citizens believed to be missing overseas. 

    Bill

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority with planning and enforcement powers for the implementation of the re-stack of digital television channels and the realisation of digital dividend spectrum; and
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    ,
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ,
    Copyright Act 1968
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    in relation to: the operation of the digital television services provided by the satellite service licensed under section 38C of the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ; and other digital television matters. 

    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

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to: extend the deadline for commercial broadcasters to commence digital radio services in the mainland state capital cities to 1 July 2009; remove the requirement for digital radio services to commence in Hobart by the extended deadline; and retain the option for community radio stations to take up shares in joint venture companies that own digital radio transmission infrastructure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: implement a staggered, region-by-region digital switch-over television timetable (to be completed by 31 December 2013); and specify the dates of two statutory reviews. 

    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

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