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  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Bill 2011

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    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes petroleum resource rent tax at a rate of 40 per cent on the profits of certain petroleum projects, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Amendment Bill 2011

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    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill amends the:
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    to: extend the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) to apply to all onshore oil and gas projects, as well as the North West Shelf project; apply the PRRT to shale oil and coal seam gas not subject to the minerals resource rent tax; establish the timing for deriving assessable receipts for petroleum projects; provide that certain receipts or service provision are assessable receipts; provide that expenditure in relation to environmental expenditure, resource rent tax expenditure and native title payments are deductible; enable certain interest holders to choose and apply a starting base valuation in relation to their interest; and reflect the Clean Energy Future package;
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide that certain groups of entities may form consolidated groups for PRRT purposes; and
    Crimes (Taxation Offences) Act 1980
    ,
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1987
    and
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Act 1987

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Service Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Officer) Bill 2011

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    Date
    24 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to: establish the Parliamentary Budget Office and the position of Parliamentary Budget Officer to provide independent and non-partisan analysis of the budget cycle, fiscal policy and the financial implications of proposals; and provide for the functions and governance of the Office;
    Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998
    to provide that parties with at least five members in Parliament may request election costings from the Departments of Treasury and Finance;
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    to list the Office as an exempt agency; and
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Peace and Non-Violence Commission Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn 
    Summary
    Establishes a Peace and Non-Violence Commission, an independent statutory body, to promote peace and non-violence and advance Australia’s obligations under international humanitarian law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to impose restrictions on: food and beverage advertising on television during children’s viewing times; and advertising in schools by companies whose principal activity is the manufacture, distribution or sale of junk food. 

    Bill

  • Parliamentary Budget Office Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARNETT, Sen Guy 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent officer of Parliament as the Parliamentary Budget Officer to provide advice and analysis to Parliament on the annual Commonwealth budget and any revisions of budgetary estimates or outcomes. 

    Bill

  • Paid Parental Leave (Reduction of Compliance Burden for Employers) Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    15 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BILLSON, Bruce, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
    to provide that the Family Assistance Office continues to administer the paid parental leave scheme after 1 July 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Approval of Treaties Bill 1995 [2004]

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    Date
    31 May 1995 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOURNE, Vicki 
    Summary
    Provides for parliamentary approval of international treaties and any reservations to a treaty signed by Australia. 

    Bill

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting Amendment) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to restrict the advertising or other promotion of unhealthy food and beverages on television between 6.30 am and 9.30 pm. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Preventing the Misuse of Government Advertising Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Requires the Auditor-General to assess certain government information and advertising campaigns for their compliance with guidelines and to present reports of any assessment to Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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