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  • Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn;BARTLETT, Andrew;MURRAY, Andrew;STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Implements recommendations of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission report
    Same-Sex: Same Entitlements
    to remove from Commonwealth law relating to taxation, superannuation, employment and family law, provisions which discriminate against same-sex couples and their children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Board and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends 34 Acts consequential on: introduction of the Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan (PSSAP); establishment of a single Superannuation Board to administer the Commonwealth Superannuation (CSS) and Public Sector Superannuation Schemes and PSSAP; a new regime for managing legislative instruments; legislative changes to the earnings base for the Superannuation Guarantee effective from 1 July 2008; and removes the requirement to gazette CSS interest determinations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security (Helping Pensioners Hit by the Skills Shortage) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    EVANS, Sen Chris 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide a discretion to extend the period in which sale proceeds from a pensioner’s principal home are not included in the assets test for pensioners whose new principal home construction has been unavoidably delayed. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HULL, Kay, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
    in the event that the Snowy Hydro Company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in relation to: limits on individual, corporate and foreign ownership; and corporate and operational provisions to be included in the company constitution. 

    Bill

  • Same-Sex Marriages Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to ensure that same-sex marriages are given equal status to heterosexual marriages, including repealing the definition of ‘marriage’ as the union between a man and a woman and repealing provisions which prevent same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country from being recognised in Australia. 

    Bill

  • Spyware Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Regulates the unauthorised installation of computer software; and provides for disclosure to computer users of software features that may pose a threat to user privacy. 

    Bill

  • Senate Voters' Choice (Preference Allocation) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to enable voters at Senate elections to determine the order of their party preferences in above-the-line voting. 

    Bill

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to permit the provision of teaching scholarships to persons of one sex, in order to address the imbalance in the number of male and female teachers in schools. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to implement changes to the financial sector levy setting framework, the bill amends the
    Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
    to: separate the superannuation supervisory levy into a restricted and an unrestricted component; increase the statutory upper limit for the restricted levy component set for the 2005-06 financial year; alter the calculation of the indexation factor used to establish the statutory upper limits applying in later financial years; and allow for levy determinations for different classes of superannuation entity, thereby providing for separate lower minimum levy determinations for small superannuation funds. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill (No. 2) 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to permit the provision of teaching scholarships to males, in order to address the imbalance in the number of male and female teachers in schools. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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