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  • Export Inspection (Service Charge) Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills in relation to certain export services, the bill amends the:
    Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985
    to make amendments consequential on the definitional changes made to the
    Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985
    by the proposed
    Export Legislation Amendment Act 2014

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills in relation to certain export services, the bill amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to enable the recovery of costs relating to certain services, such as issuing quota certificates, for export quota administered by other countries;
    Export Control Act 1982
    to expedite warrants granted by telephone or other electronic means;
    Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985
    to: remove the definitions of all prescribed commodities and to replace the definition of “prescribed commodity” with “prescribed good” to provide for consistency with the
    Export Control Act 1982
    ; require returns to be made for each month in which permits are granted or export inspection services are conducted; and remove references to the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service; and
    Imported Food Control Act 1992
    to remove references to the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Trade and Investment 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    to: increase the maximum number of grants per applicant to eight; reduce the minimum expenses threshold incurred by an applicant to $15 000; reduce the deduction from the applicant’s provisional grant amount to $2500; prevent the payment of grants to applicants engaging an export market development grants consultant assessed to not be a fit and proper person; provide that if an amount of a grant is determined before 1 July following the ‘balance distribution date’, the grant becomes payable immediately; and enable the payment of additional expenses above the cap on administration costs for the 2013-14 financial year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires trade agreements to include a binding requirement that goods sold comply with all applicable product standards that apply in the purchaser’s country or that the selling company or entity selling the products ensures that the goods are improved to Australian product standards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires the Commonwealth, through the minister, to ensure that an amended or new trade agreement with a country includes a binding agreement for minimum standards about workers’ rights in the other country’s domestic law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Nov 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Employment 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fair Work Act 2009
    and
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: establish the Registered Organisations Commission and provide it with investigation and information gathering powers to monitor and regulate registered organisations; and provide for the appointment, functions and powers of the commissioner (who will assume the investigations, enforcement advice and assistance responsibilities in relation to registered organisations currently undertaken by the General Manager of the Fair Work Commission); and
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: amend the requirements on officers’ disclosure of material personal interests and change grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for office; increase financial accounting and disclosure obligations for registered organisations and their officers; and increase civil penalties and introduce criminal offences for serious breaches of officers’ duties and new offences in relation to the conduct of investigations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Feb 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Employment 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    in relation to: requests for extended periods of unpaid parental leave; the payment of annual leave upon termination of employment; taking or accruing leave while receiving workers’ compensation; the requirements for flexibility terms in modern awards and enterprise agreements and individual flexibility arrangements made under those terms; the negotiation of single-enterprise greenfields agreements; the transfer of business rules; application for a protected action ballot order; right of entry framework; the Fair Work Commission not having to hold a conference or hearing to dismiss an unfair dismissal application; and interest payments on unclaimed monies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation (Simplification and Other Measures) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Assent 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Farm Household Support Bill 2014, the bill: repeals the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    ; and makes consequential and contingent amendments to 10 Acts and two proposed Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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