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  • Drink Container Recycling Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill: requires producers, distributors and industry groups to submit to the minister a beverage container stewardship plan to manage the collection and recycling of beverage containers; sets minimum recovery rates for containers; requires public consultation on draft plans; and provides for annual reporting. 

    Bill

  • Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Excise) Levy) Validation Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Customs) Charge) Validation Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Do Not Call Register Act 2006
    to: provide that individuals can register their preference not to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes; and enable the minister to specify a longer period of time for which numbers remain in force on the register and to reinstate numbers that have lapsed on the register at the end of the current three-year registration period; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments, including enabling the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop an industry standard for the fax marketing industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill establishes a framework to regulate and minimise unsolicited telemarketing calls, including: establishing a Do Not Call Register which will allow individuals to register their home and mobile numbers on the register for a period of 3 years; establishing a complaints mechanism; and providing for a civil penalties regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register Bill 2006, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    ,
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    and
    Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
    to: provide for a regulatory framework for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to investigate complaints and enforce the civil penalties regime which will apply to the making of unsolicited telemarketing calls; and enable the development of relevant industry codes and ACMA standards relating to telemarketing calls. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Services Amendment (Improved Quality Assurance) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Reforms Commonwealth-funded employment services and rehabilitation programs provided to people with disabilities by establishing a new quality assurance system which will make funding of employment services and approval of rehabilitation programs dependent on a service provider being certified by an industry-based certification body as meeting relevant standards. Also contains transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Services Amendment (Improved Quality Assurance) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to remove the 'dominant reason' test; the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    ,
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    and
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to: provide an explicit and positive duty to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities (which responds to the 2003 High Court decision of Purvis); respond to the Full Federal Court case of Forest in relation to carers, assistants and aids; clarify the defence of unjustifiable hardship; and replace the 'proportionality test' in the definition of indirect discrimination; 24 Acts to reflect the name change of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission to the Australian Human Rights Commission; and the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    and
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    to remove the prohibition on disability discrimination on the ground of a person’s addiction to a prohibited drug; and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to include a cross-reference to the new provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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