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  • Date
    02 Aug 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Housing Supply and Affordability Council Bill 2023 [No. 2] and Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 [No. 2], the bill establishes the Housing Australia Future Fund to make grants, and enable Housing Australia to make grants and loans, in relation to acute housing needs, social housing or affordable housing. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Health 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016
    to add lung cancer in the definition of ‘designated cancer’ and in the coverage of the National Cancer Screening Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to provide a national framework to regulate the importation, domestic manufacture, supply, commercial possession and advertisement of all vapes, irrespective of nicotine content or therapeutic claims. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Industrial Chemicals Act 2019
    and
    Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Act 2023

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to remove the requirement for a collaborative arrangement between an eligible nurse practitioner or eligible midwife and a medical practitioner to enable that midwife or practitioner to prescribe Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines or provide services under Medicare. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: require non-citizens who are on a removal pathway and have exhausted all avenues to remain in Australia to cooperate with steps taken for the purpose of arranging their lawful removal from Australia; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2024, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to increase rates of duty for tobacco goods from 1 September 2023. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to implement the outcomes of the Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review;
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to clarify the validity of vessel safety certificates when a disconnectable facility transitions between the maritime and offshore petroleum regimes;
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to: ensure that an approval of taking actions in accordance with a policy, plan or program remains effective following amendments to environmental regulations; enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to specify the timeframe for a person to comply with a remedial direction; clarify the spatial extent of an eligible greenhouse gas storage formation; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    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
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the New Vehicle Efficiency Standard Bill 2024, the bill amends the
    Clean Energy Regulator Act 2018
    and
    Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018
    to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the new vehicle efficiency standard. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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