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  • High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Dec 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Establishes the High Speed Rail Planning Authority and provides for its functions, appointment and terms and conditions of appointment of members, staff and consultants, conduct of meetings, and reporting and information requirements. Also enables the minister to make rules prescribing matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2014

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    Date
    26 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Health 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: increase the general threshold of the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) to $2000 from 1 January 2015; and enable the Chief Executive Medicare to determine the manner in which families are contacted to confirm their family composition for EMSN purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • G20 (Safety and Security) Complementary Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Justice 
    Summary
    Clarifies the interaction between the
    G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013
    (Qld) and existing Commonwealth aviation and airports legislation at the Brisbane Airport during the G20 Summit in Brisbane in 2014. 

    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

  • 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 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 Inspection (Quantity 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 (Quantity 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 Inspection (Establishment Registration Charges) 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 (Establishment Registration Charges) 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

  • Dental Benefits Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2014 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Health 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Dental Benefits Act 2008
    and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to apply the Professional Services Review Scheme to dental services provided under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule;
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to require the Chief Executive Medicare (CEM) to waive certain debts incurred by dentists in relation to the Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS); and
    Dental Benefits Act 2008
    to: enable the CEM or their delegate to obtain certain documents from dentists to substantiate the payments of benefits under the CDBS; delegate ministerial functions and powers; amend the definition of ‘dental practitioner’; enable the disclosure of certain protected information; and make a technical amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Dec 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to extend provisions that make it an offence to murder, commit manslaughter or intentionally or recklessly cause serious harm to an Australian citizen or resident outside Australia to conduct that occurred before 1 October 2002. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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