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  • Family Law Amendment (Annuities) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to extend the regime by which future superannuation payments can be split on marriage breakdown or divorce, to certain superannuation-like annuity products. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Further to the accrual budgeting and reporting framework introduced by the
    Financial Management Legislation Amendment Act 1999
    , the bill amends 112 Acts, including the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    and
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    , to: update, clarify and align financial management and reporting provisions applying to Commonwealth entities; expand information requirements for special account determinations; and transfer from the Treasurer to the Finance Minister powers and functions to approve investments, money raising and guarantees for certain bodies (including power to delegate these powers and functions). Also repeals 28 redundant Acts and contains saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    in relation to: interaction of bankruptcy and family law; enforcement of court orders; replacement of certain outdated terms (including introduction of the term “divorce”); recovery of child maintenance paid by a person found not to be a parent; the court’s power in relation to vexatious litigants; clarification of the rule-making power of the Family Court; and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Flags Amendment (Eureka Flag) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MARSHALL, Sen Gavin 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to recognise the Eureka Flag as an official flag of Australia. 

    Bill

  • Flags Amendment (Eureka Flag) Bill 2003

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    Date
    01 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Catherine KING MP 

    Bill

  • Financial Management and Accountability (Anti-Restrictive Software Practices) Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to encourage the acquisition of open source computer software by government agencies. 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services (Closure of Student Financial Supplement Scheme) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from tertiary students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2003 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2003 
    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 position of Freedom of Information Commissioner to be held by the Commonwealth Ombudsman. 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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