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  • Date
    08 Aug 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    COX, Sen Dorinda 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    in relation to prescribing consultation requirements with traditional owners, knowledge holders and other relevant persons when preparing environment plans;
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009
    in relation to: meaning of relevant person; and protection of cultural heritage; and
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    BABET, Sen Ralph 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
    to provide that indemnities cannot be granted to manufacturers of vaccines in relation to the use of a vaccine. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for a limit on market share for supermarket businesses, including enforced progressive divesture to 20 per cent over a 5-year period where necessary; and establishes a Commissioner for Food Retailing to administer limits on market share and promote competition and fairness principles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 May 2021 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    WATERS, Sen Larissa 
    Summary
    Amends the
    ]Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
    to prohibit the Snowy Hydro Company and Snowy hydro-group companies from being involved in creating or investing in new fossil fuel-based electricity generation capacity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    SMITH, Sen Dean 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable age pensioners and certain veterans' entitlement recipients to have their payment suspended for up to two years, instead of cancelled, if their income, which includes some income from the recipient's own employment, precludes payment; and provide for the same suspension period for partners of the age pension, disability support pension and certain veterans' entitlements recipients, where the partner is receiving a social security pension or certain veterans' entitlements;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make minor amendments to the existing suspension provisions for disability support pensioners; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide that working age pensioners, disability support pensioners and certain veterans' entitlements recipients, and their pensioner partners, can retain their pensioner concession card for up to two years after their payment ceases; and increase to $600 the amount of income age pensioners and certain veterans' entitlement recipients can earn each fortnight while still receiving maximum pension payments and provide for a review, and sunsetting, of these amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Treasury Laws Amendment (Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions and Other Measures) Bill 2023, the bill imposes a tax rate of 15 per cent for superannuation earnings corresponding to the percentage of an individual’s superannuation balance that exceeds $3 million for an income year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Enshrines the objective of superannuation in legislation and requires a statement of compatibility to be included in the explanatory materials accompanying bills and regulations relating to superannuation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to provide a national framework to regulate the importation, domestic manufacture, supply, commercial possession and advertisement of all vapes, irrespective of nicotine content or therapeutic claims. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Industrial Chemicals Act 2019
    and
    Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Act 2023

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Superannuation (Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions) Imposition Bill 2023, the bill amends: 7 Acts to make consequential amendments; the
    Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012
    to enable the disclosure of information about a recognised assessment activity in relation to a registered entity in certain circumstances; the
    Financial Regulator Assessment Authority Act 2021
    to reduce the frequency of certain periodic reviews; 6 Acts to make miscellaneous and technical amendments in the Treasury portfolio; the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to provide four licensing exemptions for foreign financial services providers; and the
    Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998
    and 4 other Acts in relation to the payments regulatory framework. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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