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  • Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Human Services 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Medicare Australia Act 1973
    and
    Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997
    to: abolish Medicare Australia and Centrelink; abolish the positions of the Chief Executive Officers of these organisations; provide for the functions of the agencies and the CEOs to be integrated into the Department of Human Services (DHS); and amend the long and short titles of the Acts; the
    Medicare Australia Act 1973
    in relation to patient notification when medical records are seized but not examined; the
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to abolish the position of Child Support Registrar and provide for the functions of that position to be integrated into the DHS; and 36 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Human Services 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework for the Health and Social Services Access Card to replace the Medicare Card and other cards and vouchers used to access Australian Government health and social service benefits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    to correct a drafting oversight in amendments made by the
    Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999
    by clarifying that the Crown in right of the States is bound by the complaints and remedies provisions for unlawful discrimination. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010, the bill: establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; provides for the powers, proceedings and functions of the committee; introduces a requirement for statements of compatibility to be prepared for all bills and disallowable legislative instruments; and contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010, the bill: establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; provides for the powers, proceedings and functions of the committee; introduces a requirement for statements of compatibility to be prepared for all bills and disallowable legislative instruments; and contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011

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    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the:
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the:
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders) Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Aug 1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Bob BROWN 

    Bill

  • Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing for Property Offences) Bill 2000 [2002]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Sep 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Seeks to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child by providing that a law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory must not require a court to sentence a person (including a person who is under 18 years of age) to imprisonment or detention for a property offence. Also contains certain application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill

  • Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for the payment of a one-off $950 bonus to: eligible students returning to study or training in 2009 and certain other income support recipients; and farmers and farm-related small business owners receiving exceptional circumstances related income support payments;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: reduce the qualification period for the education entry payment from 12 months to four weeks of continuous receipt of income support payments; and provide for an education entry payment supplement of $950 to those eligible for the education entry payment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: provide for the payment of a one-off $950 per child bonus to families eligible for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A and certain children who receive a carer payment or disability support pension; and provide for a single income family bonus payment of $950 for families entitled to the FTB Part B. Also: enables the establishment of administrative schemes to provide bonus payments in circumstances where the statutory regime does not produce an appropriate result; and makes further consequential amendments to four other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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