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  • Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2008 report
    Effectiveness of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 in eliminating discrimination and promoting gender equality
    , the bill amends the:
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to: extend protections from discrimination on the grounds of family responsibilities to both women and men in all areas of work; provide improved protection from sexual harassment for students and workers; ensure protections from sex discrimination apply equally to women and men; and establish breastfeeding as a separate ground of discrimination; and
    Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Legislation Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Bill 2000 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Trish CROSSIN 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sexuality and Gender Identity Discrimination Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Prohibits discrimination on the ground of sexuality, transgender identity or intersex status and makes consequential amendments to the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986

    Bill

  • Sexuality Anti-Vilification Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Prohibits certain conduct involving the vilification and incitement to hatred of people on the ground of gender or sexuality. 

    Bill

  • Skills Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Establishes Skills Australia as a statutory body to provide advice on Australia’s current, emerging and future workforce development and skills needs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
    to exempt from goods and services tax certain transactions and transfers associated with the corporatisation of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HULL, Kay, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
    in the event that the Snowy Hydro Company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in relation to: limits on individual, corporate and foreign ownership; and corporate and operational provisions to be included in the company constitution. 

    Bill

  • Social Security (Helping Pensioners Hit by the Skills Shortage) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    EVANS, Sen Chris 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide a discretion to extend the period in which sale proceeds from a pensioner’s principal home are not included in the assets test for pensioners whose new principal home construction has been unavoidably delayed. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Workforce Participation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to: mobility allowance for those persons undertaking vocational rehabilitation, receiving parenting payment or working at least 15 hours per week under the supported wage system; qualification for youth allowance; access to certain benefits and concessions for partnered parenting payment recipients with a partial capacity to work; eligibility for certain allowances for persons with at least 14 per cent care of a child; parenting payment participation requirements; the activity test for newstart allowance; and makes a technical correction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Workforce Participation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: extend participation exemptions to principal carers who are relatives but not parents of children; make administrative changes in relation to transfers between income support payments; clarify the waiver of certain social security debts; and enable the making of ministerial guidelines in relation to the determination of a person’s capacity to work. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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