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  • Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to provide for eligible members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to transition into the new Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme and close the scheme established under the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to serving ADF members who have not yet exercised their rights under that scheme as at 30 June 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a home ownership assistance scheme to provide a home loan interest subsidy to eligible members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who are serving on or after 1 July 2008. Also provides transitional eligibility for certain ADF members under existing home loan subsidy schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Dental Benefits Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to eight Acts to effect implementation of the Teen Dental Plan. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dental Benefits Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a framework for the payment of dental benefits to effect the Teen Dental Plan and a new Dental Benefits Schedule. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUDLAM, Sen Scott 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to provide for parliamentary approval of overseas service by members of the Australian Defence Force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Adjustment Levy Termination Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to finalise the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program by terminating the dairy adjustment levy, winding-up the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund and terminating the Dairy Adjustment Authority. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to remove references to the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program; repeals the
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (Customs) Act 2000
    ,
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (Excise) Act 2000
    and
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (General) Act 2000
    which set the dairy adjustment levy rate; and includes a regulation-making power to make transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Geneva Conventions Act 1957
    to establish a third universal emblem, the 'Red Crystal', for the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to ensure the emblem is covered by existing offence provisions relating to the improper use of emblems of the Geneva Conventions;
    Defence Act 1903
    to enable the making of regulations to provide medical and dental treatment (including pharmaceuticals) to an Australian Defence Force member or cadet or their family; and
    Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952
    to: provide that the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap is a special defence undertaking and a prohibited area; clarify that the Defence power is not the only constitutional basis relied upon to support the Act; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to remove the 'dominant reason' test; the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    ,
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    and
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to: provide an explicit and positive duty to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities (which responds to the 2003 High Court decision of Purvis); respond to the Full Federal Court case of Forest in relation to carers, assistants and aids; clarify the defence of unjustifiable hardship; and replace the 'proportionality test' in the definition of indirect discrimination; 24 Acts to reflect the name change of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission to the Australian Human Rights Commission; and the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    and
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence Science and Personnel 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to introduce a Tactical Payment Scheme to provide for no-liability payments to persons who are adversely affected by Australian Defence Force operations outside Australia; and
    Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008
    in relation to: rejoining members, subsidy certificates and service credits, subsidy lump sums, shared ownership and liability, and delegations to senior employees. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Do Not Call Register Act 2006
    to: provide that individuals can register their preference not to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes; and enable the minister to specify a longer period of time for which numbers remain in force on the register and to reinstate numbers that have lapsed on the register at the end of the current three-year registration period; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments, including enabling the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop an industry standard for the fax marketing industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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