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  • Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to repeal provisions which provide for the Governor-General to disallow any Act of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory. 

    Bill

  • Australian Capital Territory and Other Legislation Amendment (Water Management) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    ,
    Water Act 2007
    and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’;
    Water Amendment Act 2008
    to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the
    Water Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    to provide that the abstraction of water on National Land and by Commonwealth agencies throughout the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will be managed by the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to enable the water resources of the Googong Dam Area to be included in a water resource plan area for which the ACT has responsibility; and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to ensure that the ACT Executive has the appropriate powers to manage the surface waters of the Googong Dam. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship Amendment (Defence Service Requirement) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    to ensure that spouses and dependent children of eligible Australian Defence Force (ADF) lateral transfer members (persons who have served in another nation’s armed forces and have migrated to Australia to join the ADF) are eligible for citizenship at the same time as the ADF lateral transfer member. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship for Eligible De facto Spouses Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Tanya PLIBERSEK MP 

    Bill

  • Australian Citizenship for Eligible De facto Spouses Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Aug 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    to ensure that the ministerial discretion to waive residence requirements for married couples when applying for Australian citizenship also applies to de facto couples. 

    Bill

  • Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    to update aspects of Australian citizenship law and, in particular, enhances provisions relating to citizenship of children and young adults; and strengthens existing integrity measures, including ‘people smuggling’ provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Civilian Corps Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian Civilian Corps (to work in crisis environments overseas for specified periods) and provides for the employment and management of Corps employees. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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