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  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Bill 2011, the bill amends the:
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to provide that the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and its staff undertake functions relating to provider registration and monitoring;
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to recognise new registration requirements for higher education providers and the TEQSA; and proposed
    Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011
    to update the definition of ‘vocational education and training course’. Also provides for the transition of functions from state and territories authorities to the TEQSA. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill establishes the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency as an independent national regulatory and quality assurance agency for higher education. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any enactments made by the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly; and
    Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
    to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any laws made by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to require that, in order to receive exemption from income tax, the aims and activities of religious and charitable institutions must be assessed against a public benefit test. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Material Lessening of Competition—Richmond Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prevent corporations from directly or indirectly merging with or acquiring an asset which would result in material lessening of competition in the relevant market. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to: require utilities to provide information, as well as telecommunications providers, specified by the minister; specify the purposes for which protected network information is permitted to be disclosed and used; and change sunset periods so that information can be disclosed and used during the roll-out of the national broadband network. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Guaranteed Lowest Prices—Blacktown Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;JOYCE, Sen Barnaby 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to provide that a corporation sell the same product at the same price at all its retail outlets within a 35 kilometre geographic area. 

    Bill

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to: exempt medical devices from the operation of the Act to enable goods to be stockpiled for use in a health emergency and remove the requirement that such exemptions are disallowable instruments; adjust the test of whether a person is a ‘fit and proper person’ to hold a manufacturing licence or a medical device conformity assessment certificate; adopt the European Pharmacopoeia and United States Pharmacopoeia as additional default standards; enable public access to information held by the Therapeutic Goods Administration; ensure controls over restricted and prohibited representations apply to advertisements in all media; and align penalties with current policy formulations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to require telecommunications carriers to disclose certain information to the Commonwealth which can be disclosed to companies considering responding to a proposal for the development of a National Broadband Network. The requirement to provide information ceases 12 months after the legislation commences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices (Creeping Acquisitions) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prohibit large businesses from acquiring shares, assets or other companies through buyouts or takeovers which result in reducing fair competition. 

    Bill

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