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  • Product Stewardship (Oil) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
    to give effect to recommendations of the first review of that Act, particularly in relation to the constitution and operation of the Oil Stewardship Advisory Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989
    to strengthen the governance, accountability and reporting framework of the eight statutory rural Research and Development Corporations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Pregnancy Counselling (Truth in Advertising) Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;TROETH, Sen Judith;NETTLE, Kerry;BROWN, Sen Carol 
    Summary
    Prohibits misleading or deceptive advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Collapsed Organization Levy) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill amends the
    Private Health Insurance (Collapsed Organization Levy) Act 2003
    to update definitions as a consequence of the proposed
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    ; and repeals the existing levy and imposes a new levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill amends the
    Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Act 2003
    to update definitions and other terminology as a consequence of the proposed
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Prostheses Application and Listing Fees) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill imposes listing and application fees on prostheses sponsors to recover the cost of evaluation and listing prostheses for private health insurance purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund Levy) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill amends the
    Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund Levy) Act 2003
    to update definitions as a consequence of the proposed
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    ; and repeals the existing levy and imposes a new levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill: provides for the transition to the new regulatory framework; makes consequential amendments to 23 Acts, including changes to the income tax law in relation to income tax offsets; repeals redundant provisions in the
    National Health Act 1953
    ,
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    ; and repeals the
    Private Health Insurance (ACAC Review Levy) Act 2003
    and
    Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill replaces the current regulatory framework with a new regulatory framework which includes measures such as: the introduction of Broader Health Cover which will cover out of hospital services which substitute for, or avert, hospital care; premiums reduction and incentive payments schemes; standard product information; conversion to for-profit status; restructures, mergers and acquisitions of health funds; a comparative website for consumers; changes to Lifetime Health Cover for those with 10 years’ continuous cover; and provides for the Office of Private Health Insurance Ombudsman. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill amends the
    Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy Act 1995
    to update definitions as a consequence of the proposed
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    ; and repeals the existing levy and imposes a new levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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