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  • Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety Bill 2011, the bill: repeals the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    ; makes arrangements for transition to the new occupational health and safety laws; and amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Work Health and Safety Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill implements the Model Work Health and Safety Bill (the model bill) within the Commonwealth jurisdiction to form part of a system of nationally harmonised occupational health and safety laws which will apply to businesses and undertakings conducted by the Commonwealth, public authorities, and transitionally, non-Commonwealth licensees. State and territory governments, together with the Commonwealth, signed the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety which commits the jurisdictions to implement the model laws by December 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011

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    Date
    12 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 

    Bill

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