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  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Postal Corporation Amendment (Quarantine Inspection and Other Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
    to provide for the inspection and examination of postal articles carried by Australia Post, with the exception of reserved services material, for interstate quarantine purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    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
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    to abolish the staff-elected Director and deputy staff-elected Director positions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Film Commission Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Film Commission Act 1975
    to facilitate the integration of ScreenSound Australia and the Australian Film Commission (AFC) by: transferring administrative responsibility for ScreenSound to the AFC; transferring relevant Commonwealth assets, liabilities, contractual rights and obligations, and records to the AFC; providing the AFC with the power to employ staff under the
    Public Service Act 1999
    ; and making consequential changes to the administrative structure of the AFC. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Oct 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority as an independent statutory authority responsible for the management of national curriculum, assessment and data management, and analysis and reporting for schools education; and provides for the Authority's governance, including a review of its role within six years of establishment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia's Skills Needs) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005
    to increase funding for 2008 and 2009 and provide for additional funding for 2010 and 2011, enabling the establishment of a further three Australian Technical Colleges. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisations Act 1987
    to: allow the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) to condition, manage and store radioactive material and radioactive waste other than that which may arise directly from ANSTO’s activities; ensure that ANSTO is able to provide assistance to State and Territory jurisdictions in the event of an incident, including a terrorist or criminal incident, involving radiological material; clarify ANSTO’s authority to accept and manage radioactive waste arising from overseas reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel from ANSTO’s research reactor; and allow ANSTO to fully participate in the establishment and operation of the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Facility in the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    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
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    to: retire the Board of the Australian Research Council (ARC) and transfer the majority of the Board’s functions and responsibilities to the CEO of the ARC; establish other new governance arrangements; and update annual funding caps to reflect revised forward estimates and the transfer of the Commercialisation Training Scheme to the Department of Education, Science and Training. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970
    to incorporate a Supplementary Agreement to the Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement, as agreed to by the governments of Australia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Supplementary Agreement will: modify arrangements for the operation of the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and associated facilities; and provide for the eventual termination of both the original and supplementary agreements on 30 June 2010, with the transfer of ownership and control of the AAT and associated facilities to Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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