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A bill is a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law. A bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.

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  • Date
    08 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Provides public holiday entitlements for certain workers in Sydney on the APEC public holiday to be held on 7 September 2007. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Apr 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 2) 2007-2008, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to provide assistance for drought relief and equine influenza measures. 

    Bill

  • Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 1) 2007-2008, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make payments to the states, territories and local government authorities for drought relief assistance and reimburses costs associated with the national response to eradicating equine influenza. 

    Bill

  • Date
    25 Nov 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Bill 2008 and Appropriation (Economic Security Strategy) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to provide for payments through the Economic Security Strategy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Bill 2008 and Appropriation (Economic Security Strategy) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make payments to states, territories and local government authorities for the Economic Security Strategy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Provides for an appropriation out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to fund a scheme to pay financial assistance to certain persons with a claim upon a policy of insurance issued by the HIH Insurance Group. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to establish the Energy Efficient Homes Program to: provide free ceiling insulation for all uninsulated owner-occupied homes; provide landlords who install insulation in their rental properties with a rebate of up to $1,000 until 30 June 2011 and remove the cap on the number of properties that can be insulated; and increase the maximum Solar Hot Water Rebate to $1,600 for households that do not access the insulation program and who replace existing hot water systems with a solar and heat pump water system by 30 June 2012. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    12 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to establish the Energy Efficient Homes Program to: provide free ceiling insulation for all uninsulated owner-occupied homes; provide landlords who install insulation in their rental properties with a rebate of up to $1,000 until 30 June 2011 and remove the cap on the number of properties that can be insulated; and increase the maximum Solar Hot Water Rebate to $1,600 for households that do not access the insulation program and who replace existing hot water systems with a solar and heat pump water system by 30 June 2012. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum