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  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism 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 implements Australia’s obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 and the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism by amending the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert an offence directed at those who provide or collect funds to facilitate terrorist activities;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to: require cash dealers to report suspected terrorist-related transactions; and streamline procedures for the disclosure of financial transaction reports information to foreign countries; and
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    to introduce higher penalty offences for providing assets to, or dealing in assets of, persons and entities engaged in terrorist activities. Also provides for an independent review of the amendments made to the
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Australian Apprentices) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exempt the values of payments made under the Skills for Sustainability for Australian Apprentices and Tools For Your Trade programs from treatment as assessable income for taxation, social security and veterans’ affairs purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to: age requirements for social security payments; income tests for newstart and youth allowances; claims for newstart allowance; working credit balances; a parenting payment transitional arrangement; and a technical amendment;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the determination of penalty amounts for no show no pay failures or reconnection failures; and
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide additional funding for the Student Education Trusts measure for the 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2013 appropriation period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide students from Inner Regional Areas with access to independent youth allowance; reset relocation scholarship values from 2012 for eligible regional students and provide for the values to be indexed from 2013; reduce the value of the student start-up scholarship payment from 2012 and provide for the payments to be indexed annually from 2013; provide for the cessation of the Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Family Participation Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: commence a 3.5 year trial on 1 January 2012 requiring certain teenage parents residing in certain areas who receive parenting payment to develop and sign an Employment Pathway Plan; suspend income support for teenage parents who fail to participate in the plan without a reasonable excuse; commence a three-year trial on 1 July 2012 requiring certain jobless family members who are receiving parenting payment to develop and sign an Employment Pathway Plan; and provide that parents in either of these trials do not lose entitlement to other payments if they fail to comply with trial requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Parenting Payment Transitional Arrangement) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that parenting payment recipients are only covered by the transitional arrangement in respect of children who were in their care before 1 July 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to: reinstate claims arising from off-site recess injuries; provide for continuous workers’ compensation coverage for employees while overseas working in a declared place, or who belong to a declared class of employee; enable compensation for medical expenses to be paid where payment of other compensation is suspended; allow for time limits for claim determination; and enable Comcare to access the Consolidated Revenue Fund to pay certain compensation claims in respect of diseases with long latency periods; and
    Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993
    and
    Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
    to make technical amendments consequential on the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide that social security payment for job seekers will be suspended when they fail to attend appointments with employment services providers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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