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  • Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Regulates poker and gaming machine use by placing technical requirements on manufacturers and suppliers of those machines by requiring that they cannot: accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; accept certain additional credits; and allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill

  • Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Consequent on the Personal Property Securities Bill 2009, the bill amends 25 Acts relating to fisheries, intellectual property, maritime and other legislation to enable the creation, registration, priority, extinguishment or enforcement of interests in personal property. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to: allow for conditional listing of prostheses in the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (Prostheses Rules); and require the Minister for Health and Ageing to make rules specifying criteria for listing prostheses in the Prostheses Rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities Bill 2009

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    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Establishes a single national regime for the registration of security interests in personal property, other than land, supported by a national online register of personal property securities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    and
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to allow insurers to permanently offer extended family policies to cover ‘dependent child non-students’; and
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the National Joint Replacement Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    The bill: imposes a levy on joint replacement prostheses sponsors to provide funding for the National Joint Replacement Registry; and enables the minister to make Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules by legislative instrument. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Superannuation Amendment (Removal of Excessive Super) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    to: terminate the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; require existing scheme members to choose a complying superannuation fund in line with the arrangements applying to new parliamentarians since 2004; and require the Commonwealth to pay into the complying superannuation funds chosen by members their respective commuted superannuation benefits and ongoing superannuation contributions. 

    Bill

  • Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2008

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    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for a national plebiscite to be held in conjunction with the next House of Representatives election on whether Australia should become a republic. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting Amendment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to: impose restrictions on food and beverage advertising on television during children’s viewing times; and provide that financial assistance to schools is conditional upon schools not displaying advertisements or sponsorship announcements by companies whose principal activity is the manufacture, distribution or sale of junk food. 

    Bill

  • Poker Machine Harm Minimisation Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill seeks to promote responsible gaming practices by: imposing technical requirements on corporations which manufacture, sell and supply gaming and poker machines, manufacture or supply cash-back terminals, and on financial institutions which own or operate automatic teller machines; and imposes penalties for contraventions of the requirements. 

    Bill

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