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  • Privacy Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Privacy Act 1988
    to: ensure that the protections under the Act are available to all persons irrespective of nationality; provide the private sector with greater flexibility in relation to privacy codes; correct an unintended limitation on the provision of superannuation services to Commonwealth employees; and enable the Privacy Commissioner to audit acts and practices of Commonwealth agencies in relation to certain personal information. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Superannuation and Other Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Superannuation Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    to: close the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme to new members from the next general election; and suspend retiring allowances being paid to former senators and members who are again elected at or after the next general election; and
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    and
    Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990
    to allow a limited salary sacrifice facility for senators and members who are entitled to superannuation under the new arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Superannuation Bill 2004

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    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Superannuation and Other Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2004, the bill establishes new superannuation arrangements for persons who become members of the Federal Parliament at or after the next general election. The new arrangements will involve a 9 per cent contribution payable into a superannuation fund nominated by the senator or member. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Service Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    21 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CALVERT, Paul 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to provide for the creation of a statutory position of Parliamentary Librarian. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Postal Industry Ombudsman Bill 2004

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    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising Bill 2006 [2008]

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    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to impose restrictions on: food and beverage advertising on television during children’s viewing times; and advertising in schools by companies whose principal activity is the manufacture, distribution or sale of junk food. 

    Bill

  • Privacy (Extension to Political Acts and Practices) Amendment Bill 2006 [2008]

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    Date
    22 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Privacy Act 1988
    to remove the exemption in the Act for political acts and practices. 

    Bill

  • Payment of Accounts by Government Bill 2006

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    Date
    14 Aug 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    and
    Public Service Act 1999
    to require annual reports of departments and agencies to contain details of the timing of the payment of accounts to small business. 

    Bill

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

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    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

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    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

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