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  • Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Consequential on the Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008, the bill: repeals the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    ; makes consequential amendments to four Acts and two regulations; and makes transitional amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Establishes Wheat Exports Australia as a statutory entity to regulate the export of bulk wheat through a Wheat Export Accreditation Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water portfolio 
    Summary
    Gives effect to the intergovernmental Agreement on Murray-Darling Basin Reform between New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory by amending the
    Water Act 2007
    to: transfer the powers and functions of the Murray-Darling Basin Commission to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority; expand the Basin Plan to include arrangements for critical human water needs for communities dependent on the River Murray System; extend the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s role in relation to water market rules and water charge rules; provide for the appointment of the Chair to the Basin Officials Committee; effect a revised Agreement which establishes a Ministerial Council and Basin Officials Committee; and make transitional amendments. Also makes consequential and technical amendments to the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ,
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    and
    Water Act 2007
    and repeals the
    Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Amendment (Saving the Goulburn and Murray Rivers) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Water Act 2007
    to: prohibit the unauthorised extraction of water from the Murray-Darling Basin; prevent the construction of water infrastructure or river flow control work; ensure that Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales comply with their obligations to allocate audited, saved water to the Living Murray Initiative and Water for Rivers; and ensure water is not used for any other purpose other than the Living Murray Initiative and Water for Rivers. 

    Bill

  • Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Provides that the development or use of native title land in a wild river area cannot be regulated under the
    Wild Rivers Act 2005
    (Qld) without the agreement of the Indigenous traditional owners of that land. 

    Bill

  • Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SCULLION, Sen Nigel 
    Summary
    Provides that the development or use of native title land in a wild river area cannot be regulated under the
    Wild Rivers Act 2005
    (Qld) without the agreement of the Indigenous traditional owners of that land. 

    Bill

  • Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Enables the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to manage the water resources of the Basin as a single system during periods of extreme crisis. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment Protection, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
    to provide that a Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme (WELS) standard may require a product to comply with certain requirements relating to plumbing before the product can be registered as a WELS product. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
    to provide that a Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme (WELS) standard may require a product to comply with certain requirements relating to plumbing before the product can be registered as a WELS product. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Provides that the development or use of Aboriginal land in a wild river area cannot be regulated under the
    Wild Rivers Act 2005
    (Qld) without the agreement of the land owner. 

    Bill

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