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  • Tax Laws Amendment (Disclosure of MRRT Information) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Minerals Resource Rent Tax Act 2012
    to require the minister to prepare and present to Parliament quarterly and annual reports on the amount of minerals resource rent tax instalments paid; and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable taxation officers to disclose that information for the purposes of preparing the quarterly and annual reports. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (News Media Diversity) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to the media sector, the bill amends the:
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    to enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to provide certain information to the Public Interest Media Advocate; and
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: provide for a public interest test, administered by the Public Interest Media Advocate, to apply to transactions between registered news media voices of national significance; and establish the Register of News Media Voices to be administered by the ACMA. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • News Media (Self-regulation) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to the media sector, the bill amends the
    Privacy Act 1988
    to provide that a news media organisation must be a member of the news media self-regulation body to qualify for the journalism exemption which relates to the obtaining, keeping and disclosing of personal information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • News Media (Self-regulation) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to the media sector, the bill provides for: the Public Interest Media Advocate (PIMA) to declare a specified body corporate as a news media self-regulation body and specifies the conditions and requirements for making a declaration and when it takes effect; the PIMA to revoke a declaration, the conditions and requirements for a revocation and when it takes effect; and a review of the operation of the Act within three years of a declaration taking effect. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Interest Media Advocate Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to the media sector, the bill: creates the independent statutory office of the Public Interest Media Advocate (PIMA); provides for the functions, appointment, and terms and conditions of PIMA; and requires an annual report to be prepared on PIMA’s activities and other specified matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide for: a $40 per week supplementary payment for single parents receiving Newstart payments; and the income test for single parents receiving Newstart to be the same as the income test for single parents receiving Parenting Payment;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for payments under this Act; and
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to provide for an enforceable right to request flexible working arrangements for people with caring responsibilities, including single parents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Material of Local Significance) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Act Services Act 1992
    to include regional South Australia in the areas to which regional aggregated commercial television broadcasting licences apply so that specific local content requirements are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Citizen Initiated Referendum Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Enables Australian citizens to initiate legislation that provides for the holding of a referendum to alter the Constitution by: setting out the process to be followed and the requirements to be met; providing for rules applicable to the holding of a citizen initiated referendum; setting the first referendum year as 2016 and every fourth year after that; and providing for related miscellaneous matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Reinstatement of Temporary Protection Visas) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to create two visa subclasses: temporary protection (offshore entry) visas and temporary protection (secondary movement offshore entry) visas, for persons who have arrived in Australia illegally or at an excised offshore place and are found to have engaged Australia’s protection obligations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Pharmaceutical Transparency) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to: create offences related to the provision of payments, services or certain other inducements to medical practitioners by pharmaceutical companies; and provide for: penalties for making such inducements; and reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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