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  • Fair Prices and Better Access for All (Petroleum) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Chris SCHACHT 

    Bill

  • Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: require that the rules of all registered organisations deal with disclosure of remuneration, pecuniary and financial interests; increase civil penalties; strengthen the investigative powers of Fair Work Australia; and require education and training to be provided to officials of registered organisations about their governance and accounting obligations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: enable states to refer matters to the Commonwealth to provide for the establishment of a uniform national workplace relations system for the private sector; enable states to choose the extent to which the Act applies to the public sector; and make consequential and minor amendments; the proposed
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: transition Victorian employers and employees to the workplace relations system created by the Fair Work Act; and establish a framework for making state reference public sector modern awards; and 67 Acts to make transitional and consequential amendments. Also enables further transitional and consequential arrangements to be made by regulation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    The bill: repeals the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    (other than Schedules relating to registered organisations and transitionally registered associations) and renames it the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    ; provides for the application of the National Employment Standards and minimum wages to all national system employees from 1 January 2010; ensures no reduction in employees’ take home pay results from the transition to a modern award; establishes rules in relation to the treatment of existing instruments; introduces transitional bargaining and agreement-making rules; abolishes the office of Workplace Ombudsman (WO); provides for the limited, continued operation of the Australian Fair Pay Commission, WO, Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) and the Australian Industrial Registry and appoints existing full-time AIRC members to Fair Work Australia (FWA); provides that existing investigations and compliance proceedings by the WO will be dealt with by the Fair Work Ombudsman and allows Fair Work Inspectors to exercise new compliance powers in relation to breaches occurring before or after 1 July 2009; gives FWA power to make representation orders in response to union demarcation disputes; establishes rules to enable state-registered organisations to participate in the new federal workplace relations system; and amends the
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    and
    Federal Magistrates Act 1999
    to create Fair Work Divisions within those courts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work Amendment (Paid Parental Leave) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: provide 26 weeks government-funded paid parental leave for all eligible Australian parents at the level of the federal minimum wage, or average wage, with a right to return to work; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to: give effect to state references of workplace relations matters to the Commonwealth that take effect after 1 July 2009 but on or before 1 January 2010; enable states to declare employers not to be national system employers; and enable state ministers to intervene in court proceedings and make submissions in relation to matters before Fair Work Australia; and
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
    and seven other Acts to transition certain employers and employees to the new national workplace relations system. Also makes technical amendments to the
    Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    in relation to the textile, clothing and footwear industry to: extend the operation of most of the provisions of the Act to contract outworkers; enable outworkers to recover unpaid amounts up the supply chain; enable an outwork code of practice to be issued; and extend specific right of entry rules to sweatshop premises. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Implements a workplace relations system which provides for: the establishment of National Employment Standards, modern awards and national minimum wage orders; the establishment of the statutory offices of Fair Work Australia to administer the system and the Fair Work Ombudsman to promote compliance; fair work instruments; and the creation of Fair Work Divisions in the Federal Court and Federal Magistrate’s Court to hear workplace relations matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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