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  • Northern Territory National Emergency Response Amendment (Alcohol) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to: replace the 1,350ml trigger for seeking and recording details in relation to takeaway alcohol sales; clarifies the storage of records of takeaway purchases; provides certain exceptions to the alcohol offences in relation to tourism operations in parks and other certain areas; provide for the alcohol measures not to apply to certain areas when local alcohol management measures are implemented; and to clarify the operation of certain Northern Territory law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Establishes a national framework for industry to report greenhouse gas emissions, abatement actions and energy consumption and production by: mandatory registration; record and report requirements; security and disclosure of information; compliance and enforcement arrangements; administration arrangements (including establishing the position of Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer); and compliance monitoring arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to allow authorised optometrists to prescribe certain ophthalmic (eye) medicines for supply under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Also amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to clarify the supply of pharmaceutical benefits ‘at or from’ approved premises. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Market Driven Energy Efficiency Target Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to create a market for energy savings, additional to energy efficiency activities set by minimum energy performance regulation by: setting a National Market Driven Energy Efficiency Target; and providing for the creation, acquisition and trading of Energy Efficiency Certificates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Northern Territory National Emergency Response Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills to implement the Northern Territory National Emergency Response, the bill: effects restrictions on the possession, consumption, sale and transportation of liquor; establishes a scheme to prevent and detect misuse of publicly funded computers located in certain prescribed areas; provides for the immediate and later acquisition of five-year leases over certain Aboriginal townships; provides for the management of government activities and assets in business management areas; implements 2006 Council of Australian Government decisions relating to the treatment of violence or sexual abuse, and bail and sentencing discretion; introduces a licensing regime for community stores in Indigenous communities; and modifies Northern Territory legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (National HPV Vaccination Program Register) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to establish a National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Program Register to facilitate the implementation of the National HPV Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to change the pricing arrangements for drugs after they are listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, by classifying drugs into formularies and specifying new pricing rules and supply requirements for drugs that have multiple brands and for single brand combination items. Also includes provisions for drugs requiring special pricing arrangements and makes minor, technical and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    ,
    Native Title Amendment Act 1998
    and
    Native Title Amendment Act 2007
    in relation to: processes for native title litigation and negotiation; representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; operation of prescribed bodies corporate; and makes amendments consequential to the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: introduce a new regime for representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; implement recommendations made by an independent review into the native title claims resolution process, particularly in relation to increased powers and functions of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) and improved coordination and communication between the Federal Court and the NNTT; and implement changes to the prescribed bodies corporate governance regime and the native title non-claimants financial assistance program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Non-Proliferation Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
    (Safeguards Act) to implement Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and to the International Atomic Energy Agency under the Additional Protocol; and create new offences; Safeguards Act,
    Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Act 1998
    and
    Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994
    to extend the geographical jurisdiction for offences related to proliferation of nuclear and chemical weapons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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