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  • Date
    13 Oct 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Employment 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to the Seacare scheme, the bill imposes a seafarers insurance levy (to support a safety net fund where an employer cannot meet its workers’ compensation obligations) and a seafarers cost recovery levy (to enable the recovery of the costs of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, Comcare and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority in performing their respective regulatory functions) on seafarer berths. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Oct 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Employment 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to the Seacare scheme, the bill provides for the collection of the seafarers insurance levy and the seafarers cost recovery levy by: requiring employers of seafarers to lodge returns in relation to the number of seafarer berths aboard a prescribed vessel and make levy payments quarterly; providing for a late payment penalty; providing for the appointment of authorised persons and the manner in which authorised persons may have access to premises and books for the purpose of examining certain matters; and enabling the transfer of funds raised by the cost recovery levy to Comcare and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    31 May 2017 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Energy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012
    to remove the prohibition on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation investing in carbon capture and storage technologies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Mar 2017 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Energy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
    to: remove the obligation to obtain consent of eligible interest holders from existing area-based emissions-avoidance projects; clarify that state and territory government Crown lands ministers and Commonwealth ministers responsible for land rights legislation have consent rights for projects conducted on exclusive possession native title land that is Torrens system land or land rights land; provide for legislative rules or regulations to allow parts of a sequestration offsets project to be removed and credits surrendered for the carbon stored in that area; ensure a sequestration project’s net total liability under the scheme does not include credits issued for emissions avoidance or credits that have already been relinquished; clarify that requirements to relinquish carbon credits if carbon stores are lost apply to sequestration projects that store carbon and avoid emissions; provide for projects to transfer between methods so as to move between emissions-avoidance and sequestration; ensure that relinquishment requirements apply to projects whose crediting period extends beyond their permanence period; and allow legislative rules or regulations to provide for the removal of regulatory approval or consent conditions on declarations obtained after the end of the first reporting period for the project. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Families and Social Services 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Nov 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Families and Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: establish new means test rules to accommodate the development of new innovative income streams; amend the current rules for lifetime income streams; increase the Work Bonus from $250 to $300 per fortnight and extend its application to income earned from remunerative work that involves personal exertion, including self-employment and work undertaken by contractors or consultants; and expand the Pension Loans Scheme to increase the access of certain classes of persons to the scheme; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    05 Dec 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to change the deadline for publishing the post-election report of election commitments, which is prepared and published by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), from before the end of 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for a general election to the later of either 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for the general election to which the report relates or 7 days before the first sitting day of either or both Houses of the Parliament after the general election to which the report relates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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