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  • Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that appropriate means test assessment is applied to superannuation interests that are split pursuant to the
    Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001
    ;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: clarify the valuing of superannuation interests; enable the consolidation of superannuation plans and the transfer of a superannuation interest to a successor plan; and make minor technical and correcting amendments; and
    Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
    to authorise the making of regulations for determining the proportion of a pension that had accrued at the time of a judge’s marriage breakdown. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to enable Australia to ratify the 1996 Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Apr 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Information Commissioner Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    to: establish a statutory framework for an information publication scheme for certain Commonwealth agencies; remove fees for applications under the Act; enable the Australian Information Commissioner to extend time periods for processing requests in certain cases; provide for consultation processes when responding to onerous requests; provide that documents held by certain contracted service providers are subject to the Act; and limit access to certain intelligence agency information and documents of the Department of Defence; the
    Archives Act 1983
    to reduce open access periods for certain Commonwealth records; the
    Archives Act 1983
    ,
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    Privacy Act 1988
    to: amend exemption provisions; and provide for a public interest test; the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    Ombudsman Act 1976
    to provide that the Australian Information Commissioner has: a merits review and an investigatory function; and the power to declare a person to be a vexatious applicant; and 17 Acts consequent on the establishment of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Also makes consequential and transitional amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Early Childhood Education, Childcare and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to business continuity payments;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: the provision of statements by child care services to certain individuals; the secretary exercising discretion to suspend a child care service approval for child care benefit; and increasing the notification period when a child care service ceases operation; and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to: the recovery of over advances of child care benefit to child care services; and the appropriation of funds to enable final acquittal payments to be made to child care services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • Date
    24 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    in relation to the textile, clothing and footwear industry to: extend the operation of most of the provisions of the Act to contract outworkers; enable outworkers to recover unpaid amounts up the supply chain; enable an outwork code of practice to be issued; and extend specific right of entry rules to sweatshop premises. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: give effect to state references of workplace relations matters to the Commonwealth that take effect after 1 July 2009 but on or before 1 January 2010; enable states to declare employers not to be national system employers; and enable state ministers to intervene in court proceedings and make submissions in relation to matters before Fair Work Australia; and
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and seven other Acts to transition certain employers and employees to the new national workplace relations system. Also makes technical amendments to the
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: enable states to refer matters to the Commonwealth to provide for the establishment of a uniform national workplace relations system for the private sector; enable states to choose the extent to which the Act applies to the public sector; and make consequential and minor amendments; the proposed
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: transition Victorian employers and employees to the workplace relations system created by the Fair Work Act; and establish a framework for making state reference public sector modern awards; and 67 Acts to make transitional and consequential amendments. Also enables further transitional and consequential arrangements to be made by regulation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum