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  • Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Appoints an Independent National Security Legislation Monitor to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of counter-terrorism and national security legislation and provides for: the functions and powers of the position; annual reporting requirements; and protection from legal action. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GEORGIOU, Petro, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TROETH, Sen Judith;HUMPHRIES, Sen Gary 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    and
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to change the title of certain statutory positions to ‘Chief Executive Officer’; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to: allow information held by Indigenous Business Australia to be disclosed in limited circumstances; and remove certain references to two discontinued Aboriginal Hostels Limited schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: allow for township leases to be for a period of between 40 and 99 years and provide for rights of renewal; expand the functions of the Executive Director of Township Leasing; allow for the grant of 13 areas of Aboriginal land which will be operated as national parks; and make minor amendments; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to: provide processes for payments to landholders for the acquisition of five-year leases; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to enable certain parcels of land to be granted to relevant Aboriginal Land Trusts;
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to: remove the connection between the election of members to the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) and Queensland local government elections; and allow for changes to be made to the composition of the TSRA, following a governance review. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding for Indigenous students through: the expansion of the Indigenous Youth Mobility Programme and Indigenous Youth Leadership Programme; infrastructure funding for boarding school facilities; and where education providers agree, the conversion of Community Development Employment Projects program places into ongoing jobs in the education sector. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding for Indigenous students to: expand intensive literacy and numeracy programs; enable teachers to develop individual learning plans; and establish three new boarding accommodation facilities in the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding to enable the employment of 200 additional teachers in Northern Territory Indigenous communities affected by the Northern Territory Emergency Response. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (Cape York Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding to enable Indigenous students in certain Cape York communities to access the Making Up for Lost Time in Literacy (MULTILIT) program and for students’ parents to establish Student Education Trusts to finance their children’s education. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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