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  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
    to restructure the method of payment and collection of the Environmental Management Charge levied on standard tourism operations to clarify that goods and services tax is not payable; and consequentially extend the powers of inspectors to search aircraft and vessels and the powers of magistrates to issue search warrants. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
    to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Also provides for: a periodic outlook report; development of zoning plans for the Marine Park; and replaces the Great Barrier Reef Consultative Committee with a non-statutory advisory board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
    to provide a framework for the administration and management of the Great Barrier Reef Park which integrates with the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    and other legislation by: implementing environmental impact assessment and permitting processes; investigation and evidence collection; targeted approaches to enforcement; encouraging responsible use of the Park; and new emergency management powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Greater Sunrise Unitisation Agreement Implementation Bill 2004

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    Date
    10 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Greater Sunrise) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967
    ,
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide the administrative framework necessary for Australia to meets its obligations under the Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement between Australia and East Timor. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Guarantee of State and Territory Borrowing Appropriation Bill 2009

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    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Provides for: a standing appropriation to pay claims under the Guarantee of State and Territory Borrowing; and a borrowing power enabling money to be borrowed to pay those claims should there be insufficient funds in the Consolidated Revenue Fund at the time claims are to be paid. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits and Wholesale Funding Appropriation Bill 2008

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    Date
    25 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes a standing appropriation to enable claims to be paid under the Australian Government Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits and Wholesale Funding; and provides a borrowing power, to enable money to be borrowed to pay such claims, should there be insufficient funds in the Consolidated Revenue Fund. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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