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  • Date
    20 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to expand the definition of “excised offshore place” to include the Coral Sea Islands Territory and certain islands that form part of Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    The bill: appropriates funds out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for payments in accordance with an indemnity agreement between the Commonwealth and Australasian Medical Insurance Limited/United Medical Protection Limited; and confirms the Commonwealth’s commitments under the indemnity agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Establishes uniform arrangements for all Life Gold Pass holders, their spouses and their widows or widowers, including limits on the number of return trips within Australia and forfeiture of travel entitlements linked to the forfeiture of superannuation benefits following a corruption offence conviction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    19 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993
    to approve and give effect to the Murray-Darling Basin Amending Agreement between the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia which will make new arrangements for sharing water made available in the River Murray catchment above Hume Dam by the Snowy Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to repeal the sunset clause (due to take effect on 21 March 2003) to enable the continuation of the current statutory self-regulatory arrangements in relation to the migration advice industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends: the secrecy provisions of the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to include reference to the medical indemnity legislation; and
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    to: amend certain offence definitions; and require the Health Insurance Commission to include in its annual report material on the operations of the medical indemnity legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill imposes a tax on certain members and former members of United Medical Protection Limited (UMP) to recover the costs of the Commonwealth guarantee to the provisional liquidator of UMP/AMIL (Australasian Medical Insurance Limited). Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill imposes a tax on members of medical defence organisations with unfunded incurred but not reported liabilities to recover the costs of Commonwealth assistance in meeting these liabilities. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill: implements the IBNR (incurred but not reported) indemnity scheme and the high cost claims scheme which provide for Commonwealth assistance in relation to certain liabilities of medical defence organisations and medical indemnity insurers; and introduces premium subsidies to assist medical practitioners in meeting the cost of indemnity coverage. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    05 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Migration (Visa Application) Charge Act 1997
    to provide for: a visa application charge limit of $26 745 in relation to certain visa applications made during the 2002-2003 financial year; and indexation of the new visa application charge limit. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum