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  • Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    to: establish the Australian Reconstruction and Development Board as the third Board within the Reserve Bank of Australia; and provide for the functions, membership, meetings and other administrative arrangements of the board, including resolving any policy differences between the three boards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Insurance Contracts Amendment (Unfair Terms) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to provide: an unfair contract terms regime for standard form consumer contracts of general insurance; and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with enforcement and investigation powers to administer the regime; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Overseas Aid (Millennium Development Goals) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes United Nations targets for official development assistance; requires the minister to prepare and present to Parliament an annual statement outlining Australia’s annual official development assistance; establishes an Independent Commissioner on Aid Effectiveness; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the commissioner; and provides for staff, consulting and an annual reporting requirement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 4) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to deny access to the research and development tax incentive for companies with aggregated assessable income of $20 billion or more for an income year; the
    Industry Research and Development Act 1986
    to: provide that the conditions for eligibility of research and development activities conducted outside Australia continue to operate as intended; and require Innovation Australia to assess and ensure compliance in relation to the research and development tax incentive; the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable entities to anticipate an expected tax offset refund for certain expenditure through quarterly payments; five Acts to make consequential amendments; and the
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to provide that excess goods and services tax is only refundable in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Leaders’ Debate Commission) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: establish a Leaders’ Debate Commission to implement a system to convene three or more debates between the leaders of each registered political party prior to a federal election; provide for the appointment, functions and powers of a commissioner and seven deputy commissioners; and include a reporting requirement and a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Grape and Wine Legislation Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, the bill: amends the:
    Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980
    to: implement the merger of the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC) and the Wine Australia Corporation to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority; and rename the Act; and
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    to make a consequential amendment; transfers the operations, assets, liabilities and staffing conditions of the GWRDC and the Wine Australia Corporation to the authority; and repeals the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1991. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, the bill amends the
    Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999
    to: enable levies collected to be paid to the Australian Grape and Wine Authority; and remove the requirement for the Wine Australia Corporation to make recommendations to the minister about the levy rate. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, the bill amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to: enable levies collected to be paid to the Australian Grape and Wine Authority; and remove the requirement for the Wine Australia Corporation to make recommendations to the minister about the levy rate. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Fuel Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to: provide for the regulation of renewable fuel content in fuel supplied for use in motor vehicles; provide that the ethanol volume percentage be mandated at a minimum of 5 per cent from 1 July 2017 and a minimum of 10 per cent from 1 July 2020; establish an office of Renewable Fuel Program Administrator and provide for the appointment and functions of the administrator; and include record keeping and reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Office of Animal Welfare as an independent statutory authority with responsibility for advising on the protection of animal welfare in Commonwealth regulated activities; provides for the functions, appointment, and terms and conditions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO); provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Office of Animal Welfare Advisory Committee to advise the CEO; and provides for reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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