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  • Date
    14 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2023-2024
    and
    Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2023-2024

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2023-2024
    and
    Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2023-2024

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
    to: enable the disclosure of information and documents to prescribed persons; extend the operation of secondary disclosure provisions; expand the range of permissible circumstances in which a mail article may be opened and examined by Australia Post and border agencies; streamline certain administrative arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments; and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to make consequential amendments. 

    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
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012
    to: enable testing of timber products at the border and beyond to ensure non-compliant illegally logged timber is not imported; introduce a requirement for importers and processors to give notice before importing or processing regulated timber products; add strict liability offences, injunctions and enforceable undertakings to enforcement powers; enable audits to be carried out to determine compliance with the due diligence requirements; and extend the time frame for issuing infringement notices to 24 months and enable the department to publish details of contraventions on their website. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    National Disability Insurance Scheme 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    to: define National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports; clarify the process for reassessment of participant status; provide for participants to transition to a new framework plan; provide for new framework plans that include a flexible budget and budget for stated supports; provide for old framework plans to have a total funding amount; update the circumstances in which the National Disability Insurance Agency will manage funds; require participants spend money only on NDIS supports and in accordance with their plan; exempt NDIS rules from sunsetting; impose conditions on approved quality auditors to not employ or engage a person against whom a banning order has been made; and expand the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner’s delegation powers. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister and Cabinet 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Net Zero Economy Authority Bill 2024, the bill provides for transitional arrangements relating to the establishment of the Net Zero Economy Authority. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister and Cabinet 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Net Zero Economy Authority (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2024, the bill establishes the Net Zero Economy Authority to promote economic transformation as Australia transitions to a net zero emissions economy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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