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  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to enable regulations to be made for the cost recovery of services provided by the Commonwealth in relation to the exercise of powers for listing medicines, vaccines and other products or services on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and designation of vaccines for the National Immunisation Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: enable the Federal Court to determine whether the court, the National Native Title Tribunal, or another individual/body should mediate native title claims; specify the manner in which mediations are conducted; change powers of the court in relation to agreed statements of fact and consent orders; enable native title proceedings to rely on new evidence rules; vary the operation of representative bodies, including their recognition and removal of transitional arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
    to: clarify definitions; require results of audits to be included on the National Greenhouse and Energy Register; extend secrecy requirements to cover audit information; allow the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review certain decisions made by the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer (GEDO); give the GEDO authority to audit certain reporting entities; expand the scope of the legislative instrument relating to guidelines for external auditors; require auditors to apply to the GEDO for registration and provide the minister with power to determine registration requirements; remove the requirement for the GEDO to publish corporate level certain energy production information; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation-building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Nation-building Funds Bill 2008 and further to the COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008, the bill: repeals the
    Higher Education Endowment Fund Act 2007
    ; repeals Part 9C of the
    Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Services Standards) Act 1999
    which establishes the Communications Fund; transfers the balance of these funds to the Education Investment Fund and the Building Australia Fund, respectively; makes consequential amendments to the
    Future Fund Act 2006
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Telstra Corporation Act 2001
    ; and makes transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation-building Funds Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Nation-building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 and further to the COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008, the bill establishes three financial asset funds to provide capital investment in transport, communications, energy, water, higher and vocational education and health infrastructure: the Building Australia Fund, the Education Investment Fund and the Health and Hospitals Fund. The funds will be established as special accounts in the Consolidated Revenue Fund and will be managed by the Future Fund Board of Guardians. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to implement a national trade measurement system based on the current trade measurement systems of the states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Rental Affordability Scheme Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to entities participating in the scheme to: enable entities to claim a refundable tax offset; ensure that state and territory contributions to entities are non-assessable and non-exempt income for taxation purposes; and ensure that there are no capital gains tax consequences from the receipt of incentives under the scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Rental Affordability Scheme Bill 2008

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    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Housing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill provides for regulations to prescribe the National Rental Affordability Scheme which will provide refundable tax offsets or cash payment incentives to providers of new dwellings on the condition that they are rented to low and moderate income households at 20 per cent below market rates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
    in relation to: mandatory public disclosure of direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions; the calculation and publication of the alternative methods used to calculate greenhouse gas emissions; registration of corporations; compliance by corporations with external auditors; and reporting of greenhouse gas projects and offsets of emissions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s functions and powers for the operation and enforcement of the National Fuelwatch Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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