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  • Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water 
    Summary
    Establishes a national scheme to require the disclosure of information about the energy efficiency of large commercial office buildings at the point of sale, lease and sublease in the form of a building energy efficiency certificate. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to: remuneration of registered trustees administering bankrupt estates; civil penalties; Bankruptcy Districts; creditor’s petitions; the stay period that follows the filing of a declaration of intent to file a debtor’s petition; and the debt, income and assets test thresholds for debt agreements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    to: abolish the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and create the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate; remove existing building industry specific laws; enable the Inspectorate to compulsorily obtain information or documents relevant to an investigation from certain persons; provide for safeguards in relation to the Inspectorate's powers to obtain information and documents (including a five year sunset provision); and create the office of the Independent Assessor. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    to: extend the application of the Australian Government Building and Construction Industry Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme to building work indirectly funded by the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth authority; restructure the process of appointing Federal Safety Officers; and allow the Federal Safety Commissioner, and persons working in the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner, to disclose information on the Scheme to the minister. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ,
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to implement a framework for digital radio broadcasting and transmission and provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with the powers necessary to support and manage the new framework. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to extend the application of the realisations charge and interest charge to money received by debt agreement administrators pursuant to debt agreements made under the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to the operation of debt agreements under Part IX by providing for: the registration of administrators; proportional payments under an agreement to administrators and creditors; debtors’ proposals to be accepted by a majority in value of creditors; mechanisms to deal with defaulting debtors; and clarifying the operation of the Act in relation to: deregistered administrators; debts covered by an agreement; treatment of secured creditors; and investigative powers of the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to ensure that persons who re-transmit content provided by National Indigenous TV Limited (NITV Ltd) for transmission by Imparja Television are exempt from the regulatory requirements of the Act; and
    Copyright Act 1968
    to amend the statutory licence copyright collection scheme to apply it to re-transmissions of NITV Ltd program material. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to ensure compliance by channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders with licence fee payment and record keeping obligations. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Feb 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to facilitate implementation by the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia of cost recovery arrangements by enabling the Minister to make legislative instruments to determine fees and charges;
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to: remove possible impediments to electronic service delivery; and clarify and update certain provisions; and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to provide for an annual payment by bankruptcy trustees of realisations charge and interest charge rather than a twice yearly payment. Also repeals the
    Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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