Bills discharged, laid aside or negatived 2001 - 2010

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2001

Bill negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2000

Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000

26 February 2001 Bills were negatived at second reading (division)
Border Protection Bill 2001 30 August 2001 (am) Bill was negatived at second reading (division)

Commonwealth Superannuation Board Bill 1998

Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill 1998

Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1998

Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment—Saving and Transitional Provisions) Bill 1998

8 August 2001 Bills were negatived at second reading (division)
Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Choice of Superannuation Funds) Bill 1998 8 August 2001 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Unfair Dismissals) Bill 1998 [No. 2] 26 March 2001 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)

2002

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2002 12 December 2002 A redundant order relating to the bill was discharged from the Notice Paper
Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2001 [2002] (PS) 11 December 2002  

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 19 November 2002 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002 9 December 2002 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits—Budget Measures) Bill 2002 20 June 2002 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Trade Practices Amendment (Small Business Protection) Bill 2002 19 August 2002 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2002 25 September 2002 Bill was negatived at third reading

Bills laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 13 December 2002 (am) House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.
Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Dismissal) Bill 2002 28 June 2002 (am) House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.
Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2002 18 September 2002 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.

2003

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Electoral Amendment (Political Honesty) Bill 2000 [2002] (PS) 27 March 2003  
Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2000 [2002] 25 June 2003  

Bill laid aside by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Constitution Alteration (Right to Stand for Parliament—Qualification of Members and Candidates) 1998 (No. 2) [2002] 15 May 2003 Laid aside under standing order 135

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 [No.2] 24 June 2003 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002 [No. 2] 16 June 2003 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits—Budget Measures) Bill 2002 [No. 2] 4 March 2003 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Superannuation (Surcharge Rate Reduction) Amendment Bill 2003 24 June 2003 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but subsequently restored to the Notice Paper on 10 September 2003.
Telstra (Transition to Ful Private Ownership) Bill 2003 30 October 2003 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Trade Practices Amendment (Small Business Protection) Bill 2002 [No.2] 3 March 2003 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2002 [No.2] 24 March 2003 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)

Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002

11 August 2003 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)

Bills laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002 27 June 2003 (am) House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.
Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Dismissal) Bill 2002 [No. 2] 25 March 2003 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.

2004

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Marriage Amendment Bill 2004 25 June 2004 Bill was negatived at first reading (division). Standing orders were suspended and the bill was read a first time and passed on 13 August 2004
Migration Amendment (Duration of Detention) Bill 2004 8 March 2004 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004 25 June 2004 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003 [No. 2] 30 March 2004 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2003 3 March 2004 Bill was negatived at third reading (division) but recommitted on 21 June 2004 and passed on 26 June 2004 (am)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Compliance with Court and Tribunal Orders) Bill 2003 8 March 2004 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)
Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002 [No. 2] 22 March 2004 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)

2005

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Superannuation Laws Amendment (Abolition of Surcharge) Bill 2005 15 June 2005 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but restored to the Notice Paper and passed on 10 August 2005.

2006

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Workplace Relations Amendment (Better Bargaining) Bill 2005 30 March 2006  
Workplace Relations Amendment (Extended Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2005 30 March 2006  
Workplace Relations Amendment (Right of Entry) Bill 2004 30 March 2006  
Workplace Relations Amendment (Small Business Employment Protection) Bill 2005 30 March 2006  

2007

Bill discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Charter of Political Honesty Bill 2000 [2004] (PS) 1 March 2007  
Public Interest Disclosure (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill 2002 [2004] (PS) 19 June 2007  

2008

Bill discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff) Bill 2008 (PS) 11 November 2008  
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Communications Fund) Bill 2008 17 June 2008  

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Customs) Amendment Bill 2008 4 September 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but the second reading was moved again and agreed to on 22 September 2008 (division). The bill was passed on 23 September 2008.
A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Excise) Amendment Bill 2008 4 September 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but the second reading was moved again and agreed to on 22 September 2008 (division). The bill was passed on 23 September 2008.
A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—General) Amendment Bill 2008 4 September 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but the second reading was moved again and agreed to on 22 September 2008 (division). The bill was passed on 23 September 2008.
Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008 19 March 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Migration Legislation Amendment (Complementary Protection Visas) Bill 2006 [2008] (PS) 20 March 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading
National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008 12 November 2008 Negatived at second reading (division)
National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 12 November 2008 Negatived at second reading (division)
National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2008 28 August 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008 19 March 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2008 4 December 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008 26 June 2008 Bill was negatived at third reading (division)
Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Bill 2008 24 September 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division)
Tax Laws Amendment (Luxury Car Tax) Bill 2008 4 September 2008 Bill was negatived at second reading (division) but the second reading was moved again and agreed to on 22 September 2008 (division). The bill was passed on 25 September 2008 (division).

Bill laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Safe Work Australia Bill 2008 4 December 2008 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.

2009

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Bill 2009 (S) 25 June 2009  
Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Commonwealth Seniors Health Card) Bill 2009 17 June 2009  
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 15 September 2009  

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 1) 2008-2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Appropriation (Nation Building and Jobs) Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Australian Business Investment Partnership Bill 2009 16 June 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Australian Business Investment Partnership (Consequential Amendment) Bill 2009 16 June 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures Bill 2008 [2009] (S) 11 March 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Customs Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 18 March 2009 Question put again, by leave, and bill negatived at third reading (division)
Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 18 March 2009 Question put again, by leave, and bill negatived at third reading (division)
Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 13 August 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 2 December 2009 (Journals of the Senate 30 November 2009) Negatived at third reading (division)
Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009 9 September 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 9 September 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009 9 September 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities, and Other Measures) Bill 2009 18 August 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Horse Disease Response Levy Bill 2008 4 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Bill 2008 4 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Horse Disease Response Levy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 4 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Household Stimulus Package Bill 2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting Amendment) Bill 2008 (PS) 18 June 2009 Negatived at second reading (division)
Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)
Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 12 February 2009 Negatived at third reading (division)

2010

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009 [No. 2] 9 March 2010 Negatived at second reading (division)
Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 24 February 2010 Negatived at second reading (division)
Fairer Private Health Inusrance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] 24 February 2010 Negatived at second reading (division)
Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009 (PS) 25 February 2010 Negatived at second reading (division)

PS = private senator's bill
S = government bill initiated in the Senate
PM = private member's bill

* Any private member's business not called on or any private member's business the consideration of which has been interrupted pursuant to standing order 104A and not re-accorded priority by the Selection Committee, on any of the next eight sitting Mondays, shall be removed from the Notice Paper by the Clerk. (House of Representatives Standing Order 104B)


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