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  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: reduce the disclosure threshold to $1,000; require certain persons making gifts above the threshold to furnish a return within eight weeks after polling day; ensure that for the purposes of the disclosure threshold and the disclosure of gifts, related political parties are treated as one entity; prohibit the receipt of a gift of foreign property and all anonymous gifts by registered political parties, candidates and members of a Senate group; provide that public funding of election campaigning is limited to the lesser amount of either the actual electoral expenditure or the amount awarded per vote where the four percent threshold is satisfied; include five additional categories of electoral expenditure in relation to the rental of premises, payment of additional staff, purchase and hire of office equipment, consumables and running costs for equipment and travel and accommodation; prevent sitting members of Parliament from claiming electoral expenditure if allowances, entitlements or benefits received are used to meet that expenditure; extend existing recovery powers; and introduce new offences and penalties and increase penalties for existing offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: reduce the disclosure threshold to $1,000; require certain persons making gifts above the threshold to furnish a return within eight weeks after polling day; ensure that for the purposes of the disclosure threshold and the disclosure of gifts, related political parties are treated as one entity; prohibit the receipt of a gift of foreign property and all anonymous gifts by registered political parties, candidates and members of a Senate group; provide that public funding of election campaigning is limited to the lesser amount of either the actual electoral expenditure or the amount awarded per vote where the four percent threshold is satisfied; extend existing recovery powers; and introduce new offences and penalties and increase penalties for existing offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Leaders’ Debate Commission) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: establish a Leaders’ Debate Commission to implement a system to convene three or more debates between the leaders of each registered political party prior to a federal election; provide for the appointment, functions and powers of a commissioner and seven deputy commissioners; and include a reporting requirement and a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (16 and 17 Year Old Voluntary Enrolment) Bill 1996

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Christabel CHAMARETTE 

    Bill

  • Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to repeal provisions relating to group voting tickets and provide for preferential above-the-line voting for Senate elections. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral (Above-the-Line Voting) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to repeal provisions relating to group voting tickets and provide for preferential above-the-line voting for Senate elections. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People; and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commission of Inquiry into the Building the Education Revolution Program Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    PYNE, Christopher, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes the Commission of Inquiry into the Building the Education Revolution Program and provides for: the functions and powers of the commission; offences relating to the giving of evidence before the commission; matters relating to the operation of the commission; and the commission to present its findings and any recommendations by 1 November 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Cluster Munitions (Prohibition) Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ALLISON, Lyn;BARTLETT, Andrew;BISHOP, Sen Mark;BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Prohibits the manufacture, possession and use of cluster munitions and provides for decommissioning of cluster munitions held by the Australian Defence Force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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