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  • Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    to: provide for a minimum long service leave entitlement for all eligible employees in the black coal mining industry; require the Board of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation to make rules relating to the calculation of amounts employers are to be reimbursed; amend the long and short titles of the Act; change the structure and representation of the Board; increase the terms of directors; and make consequential amendments;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Act 1992
    and
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992
    to make consequential amendments;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992
    to: amend definitions to reflect remuneration practices in the black coal mining industry; and place requirements on employers relating to the levy, including submitting returns and annual reports to the Board;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Amendment Act 2009
    to: clarify the calculation of long service leave entitlements for non-award employees; and provide for: transitional arrangements; recognition of long service before 1 January 2012; long service leave record keeping before 1 January 2012; and the Board to seek actuarial advice about the adequacy of the levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People; and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to create three criminal offences which may occur when an adult intentionally misrepresents their age in carriage service communications with a person they believe to be a minor. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to provide a mechanism for recognising disqualifications from managing corporations that occur in prescribed foreign jurisdictions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Repeal and Consequential Amendment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUDLAM, Sen Scott 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
    and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    Bill

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Child Protection from Predatory Tourism Offences) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BERNARDI, Sen Cory 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in relation to child sex tourism offences by: relocating existing offences (currently in the Crimes Act) to the Criminal Code; creating new grooming, procuring and preparatory offences; making penalties consistent with like offences in the Criminal Code; introducing new offences relating to Australians overseas accessing child pornography or child abuse material; and providing for forfeiture of such material. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: reduce the disclosure threshold to $1,000; require certain persons making gifts above the threshold to furnish a return within eight weeks after polling day; ensure that for the purposes of the disclosure threshold and the disclosure of gifts, related political parties are treated as one entity; prohibit the receipt of a gift of foreign property and all anonymous gifts by registered political parties, candidates and members of a Senate group; provide that public funding of election campaigning is limited to the lesser amount of either the actual electoral expenditure or the amount awarded per vote where the four percent threshold is satisfied; extend existing recovery powers; and introduce new offences and penalties and increase penalties for existing offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to repeal provisions relating to group voting tickets and provide for preferential above-the-line voting for Senate elections. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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