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  • Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2003 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and the Freedom of Information (Fees and Charges) Regulations to: extend access to information in the possession of the Commonwealth; and create an independent position of Freedom of Information Commissioner to be held by the Commonwealth Ombudsman. 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services (Closure of Student Financial Supplement Scheme) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from tertiary students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Services Reform Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    to clarify and amend aspects of the regulatory framework governing the licensing, conduct and disclosure of providers of financial services, and the licensing of financial markets and clearing and settlement facilities;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to: establish a national labelling regime for fuels at the point of sale; and make certain existing offences under the Act strict liability offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Extension of Time Limits) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to extend time frames in relation to: past period lump sum claims for family tax benefit (FTB) and child care benefit; payment of top-ups of FTB as a result of income reconciliation; and exchange, use and destruction of tax file number data for income reconciliation purposes; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments to allow tax advisers’ fees for FTB lump sums claims that relate to the 2001-02 income year to be tax deductible. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to: extend the closing date for applications for Farm Help Income Support to 30 June 2004 and the deadline for Farm Help Income Support payments to 30 June 2005; and make administrative changes to the Farm Help program;
    Farm Household Support Amendment Act 2003
    to make a minor technical correction; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make a consequential amendment. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Management and Accountability (Anti-Restrictive Software Practices) Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to encourage the acquisition of open source computer software by government agencies. 

    Bill

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (High Seas Fishing Activities and Other Matters) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas; and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to strengthen the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s ability to deliver and enforce fisheries management in Commonwealth fisheries. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Flags Amendment (Eureka Flag) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Catherine KING MP 

    Bill

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Compliance and Deterrence Measures and Other Matters) Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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