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  • Date
    18 Oct 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Bill 2023, Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Bill 2023, Primary Industries (Services) Levies Bill 2023, Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Bill 2023 and Primary Industries (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2023 to establish a new framework for the agricultural levy system, the bill provides for payments to recipient bodies, Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia and for crediting to the National Residue Survey Special Account of amounts connected with various levies and charges imposed on behalf of Australia’s primary industries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: extend for a further 3 years the declared areas offence that is scheduled to sunset on 7 September 2024; and provide that the provisions under which the Minister for Foreign Affairs can declare an area for the purpose of the declared areas offence also cease to have effect on 7 September 2024; and
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    to remove an obsolete provision which provides for the Parliamentary Joint committee on Intelligence and Security to review the declared areas provisions before 7 January 2024. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    , and
    National Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2022
    to clarify certain aspects of the framework relating to the seizure of digital assets;
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    to provide that information gathering powers and freezing orders apply to digital currency exchanges;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to increase the Commonwealth penalty unit from $313 to $330;
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to clarify the functions of the Communications Access Coordinator in the Attorney-General’s Department and create the position of Communications Security Coordinator in the Department of Home Affairs; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    in relation to information sharing between integrity agencies and oversight bodies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to increase penalties for causing harm, or threatening to cause harm, to a Commonwealth public official who is also a Commonwealth frontline worker. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Consequential on the Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2023 and Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 2) Bill 2023, the bill amends 110 Acts to update certain references. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to implement certain recommendations of the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in relation to protections for vulnerable persons involved in Commonwealth criminal proceedings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Dec 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2023, the bill: abolishes the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by repealing the
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    ; and makes amendments to 138 Acts consequential on the establishment of the Administrative Review Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Dec 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 1) Bill 2023, the bill establishes the Administrative Review Tribunal as a replacement for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Also re-establishes the Administrative Review Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Modern Slavery Act 2018
    to establish the Australian Anti-Slavery Commissioner as an independent statutory office holder within the Attorney-General’s portfolio to provide an independent mechanism for victims and survivors, business and civil society to engage on issues and strategies to address modern slavery. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Corporations Act 2001
    ,
    Judiciary Act 1903
    ,
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to confer jurisdiction on the Federal Court of Australia to hear and determine a range of summary and indictable offences relating to conduct within the remit of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission;
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to enable the Sheriff of the Federal Court to require a state or territory jury official to prepare and provide a jury panel;
    Marriage Act 1961
    to make technical amendments in relation to the Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants Program and the notice of intended marriage; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    ,
    Native Title Act 1993
    ,
    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021
    and
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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