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  • Product Stewardship Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Establishes a national framework to manage the environmental, health and safety impacts of manufactured goods and materials across the lifecycle of a product, including the impacts associated with the disposal of a product. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Regulates poker machine use by requiring that poker machines: cannot accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; cannot accept certain additional credits; cannot allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin; and cannot allow a loss exceeding $120 in one hour’s operation. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Regulates poker and gaming machine use by placing technical requirements on manufacturers and suppliers of those machines by requiring that they cannot: accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; accept certain additional credits; and allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill

  • Parliamentary Superannuation Amendment (Removal of Excessive Super) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    to: terminate the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; require existing scheme members to choose a complying superannuation fund in line with the arrangements applying to new parliamentarians since 2004; and require the Commonwealth to pay into the complying superannuation funds chosen by members their respective commuted superannuation benefits and ongoing superannuation contributions. 

    Bill

  • Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for a national plebiscite to be held in conjunction with the next House of Representatives election on whether Australia should become a republic. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting Amendment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to: impose restrictions on food and beverage advertising on television during children’s viewing times; and provide that financial assistance to schools is conditional upon schools not displaying advertisements or sponsorship announcements by companies whose principal activity is the manufacture, distribution or sale of junk food. 

    Bill

  • Poker Machine Harm Minimisation Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill seeks to promote responsible gaming practices by: imposing technical requirements on corporations which manufacture, sell and supply gaming and poker machines, manufacture or supply cash-back terminals, and on financial institutions which own or operate automatic teller machines; and imposes penalties for contraventions of the requirements. 

    Bill

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