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  • Date
    25 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Prohibits discrimination on the ground of sexuality, transgender identity or intersex status and makes consequential amendments to the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986

    Bill

  • Date
    13 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: provide all businesses with information about their rights and the processes involved with logs of claims; limit the ability of unions to involve small businesses which employ no union members into the federal jurisdiction; and require the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to inquire into views of unrepresented small business employers potentially affected by a logs of claims. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill 2003, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    and technical amendments to 8 other Acts. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2003, the bill provides for a workplace relations regulatory framework for the building and construction industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to: industrial action before the expiration of an agreement; cooling-off periods; third party suspensions; and protected and unprotected industrial action. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: extend the operation of the federal unfair dismissal system to all employees of constitutional corporations; prevent employees from accessing remedies under comparable State unfair dismissal schemes; and make amendments to the operation of the unfair dismissal system. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    05 Nov 2003 
    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

  • Date
    03 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to prohibit the sale of Commonwealth-owned defence land at Point Nepean and to authorise its transfer to the Victorian Government on the proviso that it is maintained in perpetuity as a national park. 

    Bill

  • Date
    30 Oct 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUNDY, Sen Kate;BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Requires the Australian Government to effect Australia’s obligations arising from the Framework Convention on Climate Change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol. 

    Bill

  • Date
    13 Oct 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for a food labelling system in Australia which will require the labelling of all genetically modified foods and not just those foods that still have detectable levels of genetically modified protein or DNA left after processing. 

    Bill