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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Paid Maternity Leave) Bill 2002 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to provide for a system of paid maternity leave, including provision for a government funded basic maternity payment, for employees not employed by Commonwealth, State or Territory governments; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide that women who receive this new maternity payment will be ineligible for the existing maternity allowance and maternity immunisation allowance. 

    Bill

  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Scrutiny of Board Appointments) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOURNE, Vicki 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    to: provide for scrutiny of appointments to the ABC Board; and improve public visibility of the Board’s activities and decisions. 

    Bill

  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to strengthen its counter-terrorism powers, in particular by: enabling the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to seek a warrant to detain and question persons over 14 years of age for the purposes of investigating terrorism offences; and provides for safeguards in relation to these new powers, and penalties for officials’ failure to comply with provisions; and
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    in relation to the authorisation of communication of intelligence by persons other than ASIO officers. Also provides for review of the operation of the legislation 3 years after its commencement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Boundary Extension) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
    to extend the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to Australia’s exclusive economic zone. 

    Bill

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Roll Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to: enrolment and voting processes and entitlement to enrolment; prisoners’ rights to vote; multiple voting offences; financial disclosure thresholds; authorisation of electoral advertising in journals and magazines; refund of candidate nomination deposits and declaration of nominations; and the
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to public inspection of postal vote applications. Also makes minor technical corrections to the
    Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: clarify certain visa related matters (immigration status of non-citizen children born in Australia, security for compliance, bridging visas, special purpose visas and non-citizen student visas); create a Deputy Principal Member position for the Migration Review Tribunal; remove ambiguities surrounding certain offence provisions; and correct a technical error. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Ministers of State (Post-Retirement Employment Restrictions) Bill 2002 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Regulates certain pre and post-retirement conduct of, and places post-retirement employment restrictions on, ministers and ministerial advisers; and includes offence and penalty provisions. 

    Bill

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporate Responsibility and Employment Security Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Robert MCCLELLAND MP 

    Bill

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