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  • Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill realigns the tax treatment of superannuation payments for persons departing Australia with the new superannuation taxation regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Temporary Residents’ Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Act 2007
    to increase the departing Australia superannuation payment withholding tax rates by five per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sun Fund Bill 1997

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 1997 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Bob BROWN 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from ABSTUDY students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans; and make a minor technical amendment to extend the regulation-making power relating to notifications. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: permit social security, veterans’ and family assistance legislation overpayments to be offset against benefits payable under the Assistance for Isolated Children and ABSTUDY schemes; update certain definitions to reflect that the Aboriginal Overseas Student Assistance Scheme no longer exists; and increase the 7-day notification period, within which students are obliged to notify certain prescribed events, to a 14-day period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill: repeals the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    and makes certain consequent saving and transitional arrangements; and amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: make amendments consequent on the repeal of the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    ; and enable Land Councils, if requested to do so, to provide assistance to owners of community living areas;
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to: provide that the restriction on prohibited material will continue, with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs responsible for determining to which areas this restriction applies; require the minister to review these restrictions after seven years; and provide for the sunset of the restriction of prohibited material provisions after ten years;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable customary law and cultural practice to be considered in bail and sentencing decisions for certain offences; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make an amendment consequent on the repeal of the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Establishes a Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal to decide and make recommendations on claims for reparation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stolen Generation Compensation Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for compensation payments for certain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons removed from their families; establishes the Stolen Generations Tribunal and Stolen Generations Fund and their functions and powers; and provides for additional support services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stolen Generation Compensation Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for compensation payments for certain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons removed from their families; establishes the Stolen Generations Tribunal and Stolen Generations Fund and their functions and powers; and provides for additional support services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Further to the package of bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes a framework for the Steel Transformation Plan comprising of a $300 million entitlement program for the Australian steel manufacturing industry over four years from the 2012-13 financial year. Also provides for: the minister to approve competitiveness assistance advances up to the value of $164 million in the 2011 12 financial year; administrative details relating to the plan to be included in a legislative instrument; and a monitoring regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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