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  • Fuel Quality Standards Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Sep 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage portfolio 

    Bill

  • Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2000 [2002]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Sep 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and the Freedom of Information (Fees and Charges) Regulations to: extend access to information in the possession of the Commonwealth; and create an independent Freedom of Information Commissioner. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Apr 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Primary Industries and Energy portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Labelling Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen John WOODLEY 

    Bill

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 1997

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    Date
    12 Dec 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Primary Industries and Energy portfolio 

    Bill

  • Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012

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    Date
    31 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: require that the rules of all registered organisations deal with disclosure of remuneration, pecuniary and financial interests; increase civil penalties; strengthen the investigative powers of Fair Work Australia; and require education and training to be provided to officials of registered organisations about their governance and accounting obligations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

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    Date
    16 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    to clarify that the Auditor-General may accept an appointment under the
    Corporations Act 2001
    as an auditor of any Commonwealth controlled company;
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    to: ensure that directors of Commonwealth authorities and wholly-owned Commonwealth companies prepare Budget estimates as directed by the Finance Minister; and ensure that directors of Commonwealth authorities and wholly-owned Commonwealth companies notify the responsible minister of decisions to undertake certain significant events;
    Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2010
    to make technical amendments; and
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to: enable the Finance Minister to clarify the day on which a special account determination commences; focus the operation of drawing rights on payments and remove the penalty relating to drawing rights; enable the Finance Minister, on behalf of the Commonwealth, to exercise a discretion to ‘set-off’ amounts owed to the Commonwealth with amounts payable to the Commonwealth; and provide that the Finance Minister cannot delegate certain powers or functions. Also repeals the
    Appropriation (Development Bank) Act 1975
    and
    Car Dealership Financing Guarantee Appropriation Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: replace the maternity immunisation allowance by making payment of the family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement conditional on a child meeting the immunisation requirements; pause the indexation of baby bonus for three years from 1 July 2012 and reset the amount of baby bonus to $5000 per child from 1 September 2012; and prevent an individual from being entitled to FTB as fortnightly instalments on the basis of estimated income in certain circumstances;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to give certain carer allowance recipients, who care for a disabled adult, access to bereavement payments on the death of the care receiver;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow access to carer supplement for those carers whose rate of payment is reduced to nil because of employment income received in the fortnight covering 1 July in any given year; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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