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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
    POCOCK, Sen David 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Climate Change Act 2022
    to: require decision-makers to consider the health and wellbeing of children in Australia when making significant decisions; and require decision-makers not to make significant decisions in relation to the exploration or extraction of coal, oil or natural gas if the decision poses a material risk of harm to the health and wellbeing of children in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    POCOCK, Sen David 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Copyright Act 1968
    to remove restrictions limiting the Copyright Tribunal from: determining the amount payable to copyright owners, in respect of published sound recordings, to one per cent of the commercial broadcaster’s gross earnings; and determining the amount payable by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from to copyright owners, in respect of published sound recordings, to an amount not exceeding 0.5 cents per head of the Australian population. 

    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
    22 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    SMITH, Sen Dean 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: require persons entering Australia to respond to specified questions in relation to organ transplants outside Australia; provide for annual reporting requirements in relation to this information; and enable the minister to refuse to grant, or to cancel, a person’s visa if the minister reasonably suspects the person has been involved in conduct constituting an offence involving trafficking in human organs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963
    to: declare an international organisation of which Australia is not a member as an international organisation; confer privileges and immunities on categories of officials not prescribed in the Act where requested by an international organisation and agreed to by Australia; and provide greater flexibility to grant certain privileges and immunities to international organisations and connected persons. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    19 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CANAVAN, Sen Matthew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to require the Australian Capital Territory Government to conduct an inquiry into the
    Health Infrastructure Enabling Act 2023
    (ACT) and report by 30 June 2024. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    19 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    FARUQI, Sen Mehreen
    MCKIM, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Federal Financial Relations Act 2009
    to: provide for additional designated housing agreements to include model tenancy standards; and create an instrument-making power allowing the minister to make additional payments to the states on the basis that the states agree to adopt the model tenancy standards, which would include implementing controls on rents and a ban on no-grounds eviction; and
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    to: insert an object stating that, in relation to differences of opinion between the Reserve Bank and the Government on questions of policy, the Government is ultimately responsible for monetary and banking policy; and provide that orders made to determine monetary policy can include freezing interest rates for a specified period of time. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012
    in relation to: registration requirements for customised greenhouse and energy minimum standards (GEMS) products; deemed compliance; exemptions from requirements of GEMS determinations; specifying product classes in GEMS determinations; requirements in GEMS determinations which have labelling requirements but do not set minimum standards for energy use; certain arrangements and references to the GEMS Regulator; grandfathering of compliant products; powers of the GEMS Regulator to extend the time to pay application fees; and clarification that one of the objects of the Act is to facilitate the operation of the Intergovernmental Agreement for the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Legislative Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HENDERSON, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to ban gambling advertisements during the broadcast of live sporting events on television, radio and live streaming and for one hour before and after the event. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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