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  • Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

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    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make amendments consequential upon, and transitional to, the establishment of Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive. Also repeals the
    Australian Film Commission Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia Bill 2008

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    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes Screen Australia (SA) as a body corporate, sets out functions and powers, and establishes a governing board and management. SA will replace the Australian Film Commission, the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and Film Australia Limited. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

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    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

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    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Senate Voters' Choice (Preference Allocation) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to enable voters at Senate elections to determine the order of their party preferences in above-the-line voting. 

    Bill

  • Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to enable states and territories to enforce interstate fines according to the laws of their own jurisdiction; and
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    and
    Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) Bill 2010

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    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to enable states and territories to enforce interstate fines according to the laws of their own jurisdiction; and
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    and
    Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    in response to recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2008 report
    Effectiveness of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 in eliminating discrimination and promoting gender equality
    , to: extend protections from discrimination on the grounds of family responsibilities to both women and men in all areas of work; provide improved protection from sexual harassment for students and workers; ensure protections from sex discrimination apply equally to women and men; and establish breastfeeding as a separate ground of discrimination;
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to establish an Age Discrimination Commissioner in the Human Rights Commission; and
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    ,
    Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999
    and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill (No. 2) 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to permit the provision of teaching scholarships to males, in order to address the imbalance in the number of male and female teachers in schools. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to permit the provision of teaching scholarships to persons of one sex, in order to address the imbalance in the number of male and female teachers in schools. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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