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  • Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Towards Transparency) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to: make it a civil offence for a reporting unit not to lodge a compliant full or concise report with Fair Work Australia; impose penalties on officers of registered organisations who do not act in good faith, or misuse their position or information obtained; increase pecuniary penalty orders that the Federal Court may make; and make it a criminal offence for a registered organisation, or officers of a registered organisation, to not comply with applicable orders of a state or Federal Court. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Amendment (Save the Murray-Darling Basin) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Water Act 2007
    in relation to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan to: require climate change to be taken into account; not allow ground water extraction to occur unless certain conditions have been met; specify environmental outcomes; require Murray-Darling Basin Authority water recovery indicator targets to be met as far as possible; and require all modelling and analysis to be published. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
    ,
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    and
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    to remove the prohibition on legalising voluntary euthanasia. Also repeals the
    Euthanasia Laws Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to prohibit the import of live primates for research purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Special Protection Scheme for Afghan Coalition Employees) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: create a class of special protection visas for non-citizens who are refugees under Article 1A of the Refugees Convention and who are subject to persecution in their home country because they worked assisting either the International Security Assistance Force, the Australian Embassy or a subcontractor for a Commonwealth defence agency in Afghanistan for at least 12 months; and extend eligibility to family members of a holder of a special protection visa. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration and Security Legislation Amendment (Review of Security Assessments) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Oct 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to: enable non-citizens eligible for a protection visa to seek a merits review of their security assessment in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT); and create the position of Special Advocate to provide support for these reviews;
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to require the Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to review adverse or qualified security assessments of protection visa persons every six months or on referral from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship; and
    Migration Act 1958
    to require the minister to review a decision to refuse or cancel a protection visa when an adverse security assessment is revoked by an ASIO review or an AAT merits review. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to: create specific requirements for country of origin labelling for food; provide that the labelling is based on the ingoing weight of the ingredients and components; and create penalties and defences; and
    Imported Food Control Act 1992
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to: require the minister, before the Governor-General declares an area of sea or an area of land and sea as a Commonwealth reserve, to establish an independent scientific reference panel, a stakeholder advisory group and to commission an independent assessment of social and economic impacts of any proposal, including any relevant compensation costing; require the minister to publish the reports of the scientific reference panel and the stakeholder advisory group; and provide that a Commonwealth reserve declaration be subject to disallowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax Amendment (Protecting Revenue) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Sep 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Minerals Resource Rent Tax Act 2012
    to provide that any increases in state royalties after 1 July 2011 be disregarded when calculating royalty credits for the minerals resource rent tax. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Health Care for Asylum Seekers) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Sep 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: require the minister to establish a health advisory panel to monitor, assess and report on the health of offshore entry persons who are taken to regional processing countries; establish the qualifications of members appointed to the panel; outline how the panel will carry out its functions; require the panel to report every six months on the health of offshore entry persons to the Parliament; and provide the panel with specific powers to obtain certain information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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