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  • Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    31 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to extend the operation of the Defence HomeOwner Scheme from 31 December 2006 to 31 December 2007. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

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    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register Bill 2006, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    ,
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    and
    Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
    to: provide for a regulatory framework for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to investigate complaints and enforce the civil penalties regime which will apply to the making of unsolicited telemarketing calls; and enable the development of relevant industry codes and ACMA standards relating to telemarketing calls. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Bill 2006

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    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill establishes a framework to regulate and minimise unsolicited telemarketing calls, including: establishing a Do Not Call Register which will allow individuals to register their home and mobile numbers on the register for a period of 3 years; establishing a complaints mechanism; and providing for a civil penalties regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Housing Authority Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and the recommendations of an interdepartmental committee, the bill amends the
    Defence Housing Authority Act 1987
    to: rename the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) as Defence Housing Australia; reduce the size of the Board and create an advisory committee; expand the scope of the services DHA can provide and enable it to expand operations to include the provision of services to other Commonwealth agencies; remove DHA’s exemption from Commonwealth taxation and require it to make State and Territory tax equivalent payments to the Commonwealth; and remove outdated provisions. Also amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    and
    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
    to reflect the name change to Defence Housing Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

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    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

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Act Amendment (Victoria Cross) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sid SIDEBOTTOM MP 

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