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  • Nation-building Funds Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Nation-building Funds Act 2008
    to redirect $2.5 billion from the Education Investment Fund to the Clean Energy Initiative. 

    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 Animal Welfare Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides a legislative framework for animal welfare in Australia, including the establishment of the National Animal Welfare Authority which will coordinate, monitor and review the care, protection and use of domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and animals kept for scientific purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Animal Welfare Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides a legislative framework for animal welfare in Australia, including the establishment of the National Animal Welfare Authority which will coordinate, monitor and review the care, protection and use of domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and animals kept for scientific purposes. 

    Bill

  • 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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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