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  • National Blood Authority Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the National Blood Authority to manage and coordinate Australia’s blood supply in accordance with the National Blood Agreement agreed by the Commonwealth, States and Territories. Also provides for corporate plans, reporting requirements and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2011

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    Date
    25 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2010, the bill provides: for the operations of NBN Co and any NBN corporations; for ownership and control of NBN Co; for certain reporting obligations of NBN Co; for anti-avoidance obligations of NBN Co; powers to the Federal Court to grant injunctions; that NBN Co is not a public authority; that NBN corporations are not subject to the
    Public Works Committee Act 1969
    ; and for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Ownership of NBN Co to be established for the specific purpose of examining a Productivity Commission report on its inquiry into the NBN and cease to exist after it has reported to Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Broadband Network Financial Transparency Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires: NBN Co to prepare a business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and publish it by 19 November 2010; and the Productivity Commission to prepare a cost-benefit analysis of the NBN proposal and publish it by 31 May 2011. 

    Bill

  • National Broadband Network Financial Transparency Bill 2010 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon 
    Summary
    Requires: NBN Co to prepare a business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and publish it by 19 November 2010; and the Productivity Commission to prepare a cost-benefit analysis of the NBN proposal and publish it by 31 May 2011. 

    Bill

  • National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

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    Date
    29 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    and
    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
    to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    and
    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
    to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Commissioner for Children Bill 2008

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    Date
    18 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Establishes the Office of the National Commissioner for Children and Young People to promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of all Australian children under 18 years of age, and appoints and outlines the functions and responsibilities of the Commissioner. Also establishes an Advisory Committee on Children and sets out membership, function, procedure and membership conditions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection (Fees) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement a national consumer credit regime, the bill imposes fees, for chargeable matters, collected by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement a national consumer credit regime, the bill: provides for matters resulting from the transition to the new regime including the treatment of credit contracts, mortgages, guarantees, consumer leases, court proceedings and orders, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s (ASIC) role to bring or continue appeal, review or enforcement proceedings; and requires persons currently engaged in credit activities to register with ASIC prior to applying for an Australian Credit Licence. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Act 2001

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Home Loans and Credit Cards) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: require licensed credit providers to provide a Key Facts Sheet for standard home loans to consumers; require credit providers to provide a Key Fact Sheet for credit card contracts; restrict when credit providers can make unsolicited invitations to borrowers to increase the credit limit on a credit card; restrict the approval of the use of credit cards to obtain amounts in excess of the credit limit; prohibit fees being charged when the credit limit is exceeded (unless agreed to by the card holder); and provide for an order of application of payments made under credit card contracts; and
    National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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