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  • Sexuality Anti-Vilification Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Prohibits certain conduct involving the vilification and incitement to hatred of people on the ground of gender or sexuality. 

    Bill

  • Social Security Amendment (Supporting Young Carers) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEES, Meg 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend the eligibility of persons under 25 years of age to the carer payment. 

    Bill

  • Statistics Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975
    ,
    Census and Statistics Act 1905
    and the Statistics Regulations to rectify technical deficiencies in relation to secrecy provisions, engagement of supplementary staff and validation of certain Australian Bureau of Statistics practices, which arose as unintended consequences of previous amendments to the
    Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from ABSTUDY students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans; and make a minor technical amendment to extend the regulation-making power relating to notifications. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Further Simplification) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Oct 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: repeal existing provisions in relation to rent assistance and consolidate and simplify them in one new part; and make minor amendments to: clarify the payments recoverable when customers receive economic loss compensation payments; apply the definition of “independence” to disability support pension youth customers; and clarify the operation of the income and assets test provisions. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sexuality and Gender Identity Discrimination Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Prohibits discrimination on the ground of sexuality, transgender identity or intersex status and makes consequential amendments to the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986

    Bill

  • Superannuation Safety Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to strengthen the prudential regulation of superannuation, including providing for: the licensing of trustees of superannuation entities regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the registration of those entities; and enforcement powers and penalty provisions; and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    and
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    to expand the reporting requirements for actuaries and auditors. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to permit the provision of teaching scholarships to persons of one sex, in order to address the imbalance in the number of male and female teachers in schools. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Surveillance Devices Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes procedures for obtaining warrants, emergency authorisations and authorisations for the installation and use of surveillance devices in Australia and overseas in relation to criminal investigations and child recovery orders; and regulates the use, communication, publication, storage, destruction and making of records in connection with surveillance device operations. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    ,
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Budget Measures Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003
    to: increase the level of Government matching of personal superannuation contributions; increase the maximum amount of co-contribution available; increase the income level up to which the maximum co-contribution applies; and reduce the rate by which the maximum co-contribution phases out; and 3 Acts to reduce the maximum surcharge rates over the next 3 financial years; and 5 Acts to reduce the superannuation surcharge cap. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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