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  • National Health Amendment (Prostheses) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to require health funds to provide contributors a “no gap” and “gap permitted” range of prostheses in relation to every in-hospital procedure for which a Medicare benefit is payable. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Private Health Insurance Levies) Bill 2003

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    Date
    26 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills in relation to private health insurance industry levies, the bill amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to make changes consequential to the reimposition of the four private health insurance industry levies, including repealing the existing provisions imposing the levies. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Blood Authority Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the National Blood Authority to manage and coordinate Australia’s blood supply in accordance with the National Blood Agreement agreed by the Commonwealth, States and Territories. Also provides for corporate plans, reporting requirements and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits—Budget Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to increase Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme patient co-payments and safety net thresholds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Rental Affordability Scheme Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Housing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill provides for regulations to prescribe the National Rental Affordability Scheme which will provide refundable tax offsets or cash payment incentives to providers of new dwellings on the condition that they are rented to low and moderate income households at 20 per cent below market rates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to: establish the National Measurement Institute (including the establishment of the position of Chief Metrologist) within the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources and outline its functions and responsibilities; and dissolve the National Standards Commission. Also contains transitional provisions to provide for the transfer of assets and liabilities from the Commission and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation to the Commonwealth; amends the
    Science and Industry Research Act 1949
    and National Measurement Regulations 1999; and contains a regulation-making power and an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Navigation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Navigation Act 1912
    to: implement the Maritime Labour Convention in Australia by setting minimum requirements for working and living conditions for seafarers working on certain ships engaged in commercial activities, except fishing; and enable vessel traffic services to be extended to the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005
    to: replace references to ‘AusLink’ with ‘Nation Building Program’; clarify funding for off-network projects and off-network projects in regional areas; enable the minister to specify funding conditions in certain documents from time to time; enable the minister to grant certain funding recipients an exemption for calling for public tenders; extend the types of projects that can receive funding as Nation Building Program Black Spot Projects; and enable the minister to increase monies payable to organisations on the Nation Building Program Roads to Recovery List. Also contains a transitional regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to: narrow the circumstances in which some offence provisions may apply; provide for a new offence about letting for hire or loan unverified measuring instruments; replace monetary penalties with penalty units; provide for the Chief Metrologist to determine various technical standards and procedures; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to: narrow the circumstances in which some offence provisions may apply; provide for a new offence about letting for hire or loan unverified measuring instruments; replace monetary penalties with penalty units; provide for the Chief Metrologist to determine various technical standards and procedures; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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