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  • Date
    18 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to encourage the acquisition of open source computer software by government agencies. 

    Bill

  • Date
    28 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas; and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to strengthen the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s ability to deliver and enforce fisheries management in Commonwealth fisheries. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MARSHALL, Sen Gavin 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to recognise the Eureka Flag as an official flag of Australia. 

    Bill

  • Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    in relation to: interaction of bankruptcy and family law; enforcement of court orders; replacement of certain outdated terms (including introduction of the term “divorce”); recovery of child maintenance paid by a person found not to be a parent; the court’s power in relation to vexatious litigants; clarification of the rule-making power of the Family Court; and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for an ongoing increase in the maximum and base rates of family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for a new maternity payment and maternity immunisation allowance which will replace the current maternity allowance and the Baby Bonus; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: reduce the rate at which FTB Part A reduces from the maximum rate to the base rate; reduce the rate at which FTB Part B is withdrawn; and increase the income free area for FTB Part B. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide for a one-off payment to eligible families; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for one-off payments to carer allowance and carer payment recipients. Also establishes an administrative scheme to provide payments if the statutory one-off payments regime does not produce an appropriate result. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to extend the farm income support scheme to 30 June 2008; and make procedural and administrative changes to the scheme, including an increased emphasis on using strategic information, analysis and professional advice to support decision-making. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to extend the regime by which future superannuation payments can be split on marriage breakdown or divorce, to certain superannuation-like annuity products. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Further to the accrual budgeting and reporting framework introduced by the
    Financial Management Legislation Amendment Act 1999
    , the bill amends 112 Acts, including the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    and
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    , to: update, clarify and align financial management and reporting provisions applying to Commonwealth entities; expand information requirements for special account determinations; and transfer from the Treasurer to the Finance Minister powers and functions to approve investments, money raising and guarantees for certain bodies (including power to delegate these powers and functions). Also repeals 28 redundant Acts and contains saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum