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  • Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to establish the Energy Efficient Homes Program to: provide free ceiling insulation for all uninsulated owner-occupied homes; provide landlords who install insulation in their rental properties with a rebate of up to $1,000 until 30 June 2011 and remove the cap on the number of properties that can be insulated; and increase the maximum Solar Hot Water Rebate to $1,600 for households that do not access the insulation program and who replace existing hot water systems with a solar and heat pump water system by 30 June 2012. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
     
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to provide funding for: educational infrastructure; states and territories to construct approximately 20,000 new dwellings; repairs to existing social housing; infrastructure projects in local communities; roads; and regional infrastructure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill amends the
    Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911
    to authorise the Treasurer to increase the cap on the face value of Commonwealth Government Securities on issue by $125 billion in special circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for the payment of a one-off $950 bonus to: eligible students returning to study or training in 2009 and certain other income support recipients; and farmers and farm-related small business owners receiving exceptional circumstances related income support payments;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: reduce the qualification period for the education entry payment from 12 months to four weeks of continuous receipt of income support payments; and provide for an education entry payment supplement of $950 to those eligible for the education entry payment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: provide for the payment of a one-off $950 per child bonus to families eligible for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A and certain children who receive a carer payment or disability support pension; and provide for a single income family bonus payment of $950 for families entitled to the FTB Part B. Also: enables the establishment of administrative schemes to provide bonus payments in circumstances where the statutory regime does not produce an appropriate result; and makes further consequential amendments to four other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986
    to: ensure bonus payments are not treated as income for tax and welfare related purposes; and provide for administrative arrangements applicable to the bonus payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill authorises the Commissioner of Taxation to make payments of up to $950 to eligible taxpayers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    (DPPA) to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the DPPA;
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • Climate Protection Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WINDSOR, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for: a mandatory national target and strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which require public consultation and an annual report on the strategy; a scheme to be established to coordinate energy efficiency; government agencies to purchase accredited renewable energy; the preparation of Greenhouse Impact Statements and annual reporting; recycling companies to be credited for emissions under any carbon pollution reduction scheme. Also amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

    Bill

  • 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

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