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  • Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (National Children’s Commissioner) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    to establish the statutory office of National Children’s Commissioner in the Australian Human Rights Commission to: promote awareness and discussion of issues affecting children; conduct research and education programs; consult directly with children and representative organisations; and examine Commonwealth legislation, policies and programs that relate to children’s human rights. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2012-2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the parliamentary departments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2012-2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2012-2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure. Also amends the
    Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911
    to increase the cap on the face value of stock and securities that can be on issue under the Treasurer’s standing borrowing authority to $300 billion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2011-2012

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Implements Australia’s obligations under three Measures adopted under Article IX of the Antarctic Treaty and Article 9 of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (the Madrid Protocol) by amending the
    Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980
    to: amend the long title of the Act; provide for the minister to grant safety and environmental protection approvals and impose conditions on such approvals; implement new offences and civil penalties; establish a liability regime for environmental emergencies in the Antarctic; establish an Antarctic Environmental Liability Special Account; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    to: apply indexation adjustments for existing schemes for the financial years starting 1 July 2011, 2012 and 2013; and set an additional funding cap for the financial year starting 1 July 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources and Energy 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Bill 2011, the bill: determines the arrangements and timings for the transfer of existing renewable energy technology projects from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Australian Solar Institute Limited (ASI) to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA); enables the deregistration of ASI and the abolition of the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Board; and provides for the early appointment of the first Chief Executive Officer of ARENA by the minister. Also makes consequential amendments to the proposed
    Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
    and repeals the
    Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Act 2010

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Renewable Energy Agency Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources and Energy 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill establishes the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) as a statutory body responsible for the funding and administration of existing renewable energy funding and technology innovation projects currently administered by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Australian Solar Institute Limited, and provides for ARENA’s governance and financial arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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