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  • Rights of the Terminally Ill (Euthanasia Laws Repeal) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Euthanasia Laws Act 1997
    which prevents the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly, the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly and the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly from legalising voluntary euthanasia. 

    Bill

  • Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008, the bill repeals the
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
    and repeals provisions of the
    Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997
    to allow the Australian Capital Territory Government to introduce the new heavy vehicle registration charges. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Reserve Bank Amendment (Enhanced Independence) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    to give the Governor-General authority to appoint, suspend and terminate the positions of Governor or Deputy-Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Terminations of these positions requires parliamentary approval. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to establish a national feed-in tariff scheme to provide financial support for the commercialisation of prospective renewable energy technologies. Also provides for an annual review of the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
    ,
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    and
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    to remove the prohibition on legalising voluntary euthanasia. Also repeals the
    Euthanasia Laws Act 1997

    Bill

  • Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008, the bill repeals the
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
    and repeals provisions of the
    Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997
    to allow the Australian Capital Territory Government to introduce the new heavy vehicle registration charges. Also amends the
    Fuel Tax Act 2006
    to: increase the road user charge rate to 21 cents per litre from 1 January 2009; and establish a mechanism to allow for regulations to be made to adjust the charge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff for Electricity) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to establish a national feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme to provide financial support for the commercialisation of prospective renewable energy technologies by providing: that the minister sets and reviews a FiT rate for renewable energy technology and a FiT levy rate to fund payments under the scheme; that qualifying generators be allowed to connect and feed into the grid; that the Renewable Energy Regulator establish a Feed-in-Tariff Register; and for the preparation and tabling of an independent report on the operation of the scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Increased Mandatory Renewable Energy Target) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to increase the mandatory renewable energy target from 9,500GWh to 45,000GWh and require the minister to review the targets annually. 

    Bill

  • Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes a resale royalty right for visual artists and an accompanying statutory scheme. The resale royalty right will entitle visual artists to a royalty payment on the sale price of any commercial resale of their original works of art valued over $1,000, be inalienable and endure for the life of the artist plus 70 years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Rural Adjustment Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Rural Adjustment Act 1992
    to allow for the re-appointment of National Rural Advisory Council members for two subsequent terms after their initial term. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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