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  • Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: give effect to state references of workplace relations matters to the Commonwealth that take effect after 1 July 2009 but on or before 1 January 2010; enable states to declare employers not to be national system employers; and enable state ministers to intervene in court proceedings and make submissions in relation to matters before Fair Work Australia; and
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and seven other Acts to transition certain employers and employees to the new national workplace relations system. Also makes technical amendments to the
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Participation Requirement) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to require persons aged between 16 and 20 years to complete their final year of secondary school (or equivalent level of education) to receive family tax benefit Part A. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling Laws) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;BROWN, Sen Bob;JOYCE, Sen Barnaby 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve food product labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975
    to require foreign investors to notify the Treasurer where there is a possibility, either now or in the future, whether an investment arrangement will deliver influence or control over the business or assets of an Australian company. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Foreign States Immunities Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Foreign States Immunities Act 1985
    to enable a foreign State and its emergency management personnel to be immune in tort proceedings for acts or omissions that occur in the course of the foreign State providing emergency management assistance to Australia. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Amendment (Further 2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: introduce mandatory continuous adjustment of family tax benefit rates in certain circumstances; cease fortnightly family tax benefit and past period payments in the same income year when income tax returns are not lodged; and enable information sharing between the Australian Taxation Office and Centrelink for reconciliation and debt offsetting purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: enable states to refer matters to the Commonwealth to provide for the establishment of a uniform national workplace relations system for the private sector; enable states to choose the extent to which the Act applies to the public sector; and make consequential and minor amendments; the proposed
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: transition Victorian employers and employees to the workplace relations system created by the Fair Work Act; and establish a framework for making state reference public sector modern awards; and 67 Acts to make transitional and consequential amendments. Also enables further transitional and consequential arrangements to be made by regulation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge--Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983
    to reduce the amount of private health insurance rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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