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  • Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2002, the bill establishes arrangements for government-funded superannuation co-contributions for eligible low income earners. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Bill 2002, the bill: makes consequential amendments to 9 Acts in relation to: eligibility for and taxation treatment of Government superannuation co-contributions; arrangements for certain Defence personnel and Commonwealth public servants; use of the Superannuation Holding Accounts Reserve; interest on late repayments of overpayments; and review of certain decisions; and amends 3 Acts to reduce the maximum superannuation and termination payments surcharge rates from 15 to 10.5 per cent over the next 3 years; 5 Acts to reduce the superannuation surcharge cap; and the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to repeal the existing personal superannuation contribution taxation rebate for low income earners. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Simplifying Agreement-making) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: simplify agreement-making at the workplace level; reduce the delays, formality and cost involved in having an agreement certified; prevent interference by third parties in agreement-making; and provide for the extended operation of certified agreements of up to five years. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship for Eligible De facto Spouses Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Tanya PLIBERSEK MP 

    Bill

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to expand the definition of “excised offshore place” to include the Coral Sea Islands Territory and certain islands that form part of Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits—Budget Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to increase Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme patient co-payments and safety net thresholds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension in relation to work capacity; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • 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

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