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  • Disability Discrimination Amendment (Education Standards) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to support the draft Disability Standards for Education which will be formulated and tabled following passage of this bill and which will clarify and elaborate the obligations under the Act of education and training providers in relation to students with disabilities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Produce Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Further to the
    Dairy Industry Service Reform Act 2003
    , the bill amends the
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to provide for the industry services body, Dairy Australia, to: be fully indemnified (out of the assets of the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund) for any liabilities incurred by it in managing and administering the Fund; and have the power to enter into financial and other arrangements and perform contracts associated with risk management in the administration of the Fund. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to remove the prohibition on disability discrimination on the ground of a person’s addiction to a prohibited drug; and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to include a cross-reference to the new provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Amendment (Parliamentary approval for Australian involvement in overseas conflicts) Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew;STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to provide for parliamentary approval of overseas service by members of the Defence Force, subject to exceptions covering the movement of personnel in the normal course of their peacetime activities and the need to take emergency action. 

    Bill

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    to: restructure the military discipline system; and reflect the general principles of criminal responsibility in the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in existing offence provisions;
    Defence Act 1903
    to: increase the penalties for persons falsely representing themselves to be returned service personnel or for improperly using medals or decorations; and clarify the regulation-making powers in relation to defence inquiries;
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to permit certain ex-members of the Australian Defence Force to apply for a home loan subsidy beyond the current 2-year eligibility period;
    Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001
    to clarify that its commencement date is 15 December 2001;
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    to correct a cross-reference; and 6 Acts to modernise the titles of the Cadet Corps. Also amends the Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Regulations 2001 (No. 1) and Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Regulations 2001 (No. 2) to clarify that their commencement date is 15 December 2001. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Industry Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to incorporate planning, facilitation and participation in the reform or privatisation of the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC) and the Dairy Research and Development Corporation as an additional function of the ADC; and
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    and
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to enable holders of Dairy Structural Adjustment Program scheme and Supplementary Dairy Assistance scheme entitlements to access a farm exit payment under the Farm Help Re-establishment Grant scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Diesel Fuel Rebate Scheme Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Excise Act 1901
    to extend the Diesel Fuel Rebate Scheme to power generation by retail and hospitality businesses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to allow the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, in consultation with the National Transport Secretariat, to grant exemptions from disability standards dealing with public transportation services and facilities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Services Amendment (Improved Quality Assurance) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Reforms Commonwealth-funded employment services and rehabilitation programs provided to people with disabilities by establishing a new quality assurance system which will make funding of employment services and approval of rehabilitation programs dependent on a service provider being certified by an industry-based certification body as meeting relevant standards. Also contains transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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