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  • Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    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 (Council Administration Levy) Act 2003
    to update definitions and other terminology as a consequence of the proposed
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Prostheses Application and Listing Fees) 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 imposes listing and application fees on prostheses sponsors to recover the cost of evaluation and listing prostheses for private health insurance purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund 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 (Reinsurance Trust Fund 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

  • Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) 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: provides for the transition to the new regulatory framework; makes consequential amendments to 23 Acts, including changes to the income tax law in relation to income tax offsets; repeals redundant provisions in the
    National Health Act 1953
    ,
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    ; and repeals the
    Private Health Insurance (ACAC Review Levy) Act 2003
    and
    Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance 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 replaces the current regulatory framework with a new regulatory framework which includes measures such as: the introduction of Broader Health Cover which will cover out of hospital services which substitute for, or avert, hospital care; premiums reduction and incentive payments schemes; standard product information; conversion to for-profit status; restructures, mergers and acquisitions of health funds; a comparative website for consumers; changes to Lifetime Health Cover for those with 10 years’ continuous cover; and provides for the Office of Private Health Insurance Ombudsman. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Complaints 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 Complaints Levy Act 1995
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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