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  • Safe Work Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008, the bill establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Same Sex Relationships (Ensuring Equality) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Michael ORGAN MP 

    Bill

  • Same-Sex Marriages Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to ensure that same-sex marriages are given equal status to heterosexual marriages, including repealing the definition of ‘marriage’ as the union between a man and a woman and repealing provisions which prevent same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country from being recognised in Australia. 

    Bill

  • Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn;BARTLETT, Andrew;MURRAY, Andrew;STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Implements recommendations of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission report
    Same-Sex: Same Entitlements
    to remove from Commonwealth law relating to taxation, superannuation, employment and family law, provisions which discriminate against same-sex couples and their children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Save Our Solar (Solar Rebate Protection) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HUNT, Greg, MP 
    Summary
    Requires the responsible minister to determine, by legislative instrument, new guidelines for the operation of the Solar Homes and Communities Plan, and gives the secretary general responsibility for the administration of the plan. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Save Our Solar (Solar Rebate Protection) Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    JOHNSTON, Sen David 
    Summary
    Requires the minister to determine, by legislative instrument, new guidelines for the operation of the Solar Homes and Communities Plan, and gives the secretary general responsibility for the administration of the plan. 

    Bill

  • Saving the Goulburn and Murray Rivers Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BAILEY, Fran, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Water Act 2007
    to: prohibit the unauthorised extraction of water from the Murray-Darling Basin; prevent the construction of water infrastructure or river flow control work; ensure the states of Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales comply with their obligations to allocate audited, saved water to the Living Murray Initiative and Water for Rivers; and ensure water is not used for any other purpose other than the Living Murray Initiative and Water for Rivers. 

    Bill

  • School Funding Amendment Bill 2001

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    Date
    26 Feb 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     

    Bill

  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Provides financial assistance to the States and Territories for government and non-government schools for 2005-2008 by providing for: integration of Catholic system schools in the socioeconomic status (SES) funding model for non-government schools; a funding guarantee to independent non-government schools that would otherwise be disadvantaged from updating the SES scores for 2005-2008; additional funding for the Capital Grants Program for constructions and refurbishments in non-government schools in isolated locations in the Northern Territory; and establishment of the Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs Program for disadvantaged students. Also contains transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

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