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  • Australian Ownership Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Limits foreign investment in Australian agribusiness and agricultural land by: requiring the Foreign Investment Review Board to review certain foreign investment proposals and make recommendations to the Treasurer if the proposal is contrary to the national interest; enabling the Treasurer to prohibit a proposed investment and providing for penalties for contravention of the prohibition; and preventing a foreign person or bodies from holding ownership interests of more than 49 per cent in an agribusiness or a parcel of land of more than four hectares. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Advertising for Sports Betting) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: prohibit the advertising of odds for sports betting at any time; restrict advertisements for sports betting on television and radio after 9.00 pm; prohibit the broadcasting of information about sports odds within 30 minutes of a sports broadcast or a sports-related broadcast; and prohibit the promotion of sports betting products and services outside commercial breaks. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Imported Food Warning Labels Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: requires all imported food to carry an imported food warning label; and creates offences and penalties for failure to comply. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure (Priority Funding) Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Infrastructure Australia Act 2008
    to prioritise Commonwealth funding of rail projects identified by Infrastructure Australia over any infrastructure project that relates to roads, with the exception of road projects designed to address an urgent or significant road safety issue or on which construction has already begun. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2017; and provide that export licence holders ensure all live-stock are treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter unless the secretary is satisfied that the live-stock will be treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2017. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Office of Animal Welfare as an independent statutory authority with responsibility for advising on the protection of animal welfare in Commonwealth regulated activities; provides for the functions, appointment, and terms and conditions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO); provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Office of Animal Welfare Advisory Committee to advise the CEO; and provides for reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to: create specific requirements for country of origin labelling for food; extend country of origin labelling to all packaged and unpackaged food for retail sale; restrict the range of labelling to three kinds of claim; and create penalties and defences; and
    Imported Food Control Act 1992
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment (Virtual Credits) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interactive Gambling Act 2001
    to provide that virtual credits, coins, tokens and objects which are purchased are recognised as items of value in relation to a gambling service. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marriage Act Amendment (Recognition of Foreign Marriages for Same-Sex Couples) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to provide that same-sex marriages validly entered into in foreign countries are recognised under the laws of Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Advertising for Sports Betting) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: prohibit the advertising of odds for sports betting at any time; restrict advertisements for sports betting on television and radio after 9.00 pm; prohibit the broadcasting of information about sports odds within 30 minutes of a sports broadcast or a sports-related broadcast; and prohibit the promotion of sports betting products and services outside commercial breaks. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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