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  • Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a home ownership assistance scheme to provide a home loan interest subsidy to eligible members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who are serving on or after 1 July 2008. Also provides transitional eligibility for certain ADF members under existing home loan subsidy schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Housing Authority Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and the recommendations of an interdepartmental committee, the bill amends the
    Defence Housing Authority Act 1987
    to: rename the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) as Defence Housing Australia; reduce the size of the Board and create an advisory committee; expand the scope of the services DHA can provide and enable it to expand operations to include the provision of services to other Commonwealth agencies; remove DHA’s exemption from Commonwealth taxation and require it to make State and Territory tax equivalent payments to the Commonwealth; and remove outdated provisions. Also amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    and
    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
    to reflect the name change to Defence Housing Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Geneva Conventions Act 1957
    to establish a third universal emblem, the 'Red Crystal', for the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to ensure the emblem is covered by existing offence provisions relating to the improper use of emblems of the Geneva Conventions;
    Defence Act 1903
    to enable the making of regulations to provide medical and dental treatment (including pharmaceuticals) to an Australian Defence Force member or cadet or their family; and
    Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952
    to: provide that the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap is a special defence undertaking and a prohibited area; clarify that the Defence power is not the only constitutional basis relied upon to support the Act; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to permit the use of the Australian Defence Force to protect States and Territories in response to domestic security and violence situations and to protect Commonwealth interests where State and Territory jurisdictions do not apply. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

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    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Bill 2001

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    Date
    09 Nov 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Flexible Career Practices) Bill 2000

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    Date
    07 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010

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    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Defence Act 1903
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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