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  • Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety Bill 2011, the bill: repeals the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    ; makes arrangements for transition to the new occupational health and safety laws; and amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Work Health and Safety Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill implements the Model Work Health and Safety Bill (the model bill) within the Commonwealth jurisdiction to form part of a system of nationally harmonised occupational health and safety laws which will apply to businesses and undertakings conducted by the Commonwealth, public authorities, and transitionally, non-Commonwealth licensees. State and territory governments, together with the Commonwealth, signed the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety which commits the jurisdictions to implement the model laws by December 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations (Guaranteeing Paid Maternity Leave) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to provide for a 14-week government funded, paid maternity leave scheme available to all women in the Australian workforce. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations (Restoring Family Work Balance) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure that workers in Australia are guaranteed public holiday leave in lieu, meal breaks, penalty rates, overtime and protection of existing redundancy entitlements. 

    Bill

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ,
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to: create the Office of the Workplace Ombudsman and the Workplace Authority as statutory agencies; introduce a fairness test to apply to workplace agreements lodged on or after 7 May 2007 to guarantee employees fair compensation in lieu of modification or exclusion of protected award conditions such as penalty rates and overtime and shift loadings; establish a compliance framework to ensure the effective operation of the fairness test; and vary provisions relating to: prohibited content in workplace agreements; and membership requirements for registered organisations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure the validity of agreements which were certified, approved or varied under the Act prior to the High Court’s decision on 2 September 2004 in
    Electrolux Home Products Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers’ Union and Others

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Defence Force Service and Training) Bill 1999 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Oct 1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Jacinta COLLINS 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Workplace Agreements Procedures) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Choice in Award Coverage) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: provide all businesses with information about their rights and the processes involved with logs of claims; limit the ability of unions to involve small businesses which employ no union members into the federal jurisdiction; and require the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to inquire into views of unrepresented small business employers potentially affected by a logs of claims. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: codify offences that amount to contempt of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission; create a new offence prohibiting the giving of false evidence to the Commission; update certain penalties; and insert legislative notes after certain provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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