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  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes: a tax rate of 15 per cent for the second income year, and 7.5 per cent for later income years, of the new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to foreign residents of certain jurisdictions; and a 30 per cent withholding tax rate on residents of countries with which Australia does not have effective exchange of information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BILLSON, Bruce, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interactive Gambling Act 2001
    to prohibit subscription television based interactive gambling. 

    Bill

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: allow for township leases to be for a period of between 40 and 99 years and provide for rights of renewal; expand the functions of the Executive Director of Township Leasing; allow for the grant of 13 areas of Aboriginal land which will be operated as national parks; and make minor amendments; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to: provide processes for payments to landholders for the acquisition of five-year leases; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding for Indigenous students to: expand intensive literacy and numeracy programs; enable teachers to develop individual learning plans; and establish three new boarding accommodation facilities in the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (First Home Saver Accounts Misuse Tax) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes the First Home Saver Accounts misuse tax to be payable on any gain made by an account holder from the improper use of a First Home Saver Account. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GEORGIOU, Petro, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment 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 Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to enable regulations to be made to implement national heavy vehicle charges set out in the 2007 Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme for registered vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Establishes Infrastructure Australia to advise governments, investors and owners of Australia’s future infrastructure needs and other related infrastructure issues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding to enable the employment of 200 additional teachers in Northern Territory Indigenous communities affected by the Northern Territory Emergency Response. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (Cape York Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding to enable Indigenous students in certain Cape York communities to access the Making Up for Lost Time in Literacy (MULTILIT) program and for students’ parents to establish Student Education Trusts to finance their children’s education. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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