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  • Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Astronomical Observatory Bill 2009, the bill provides for transitional arrangements required to establish the Australian Astronomical Observatory within the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Also repeals the
    Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Astronomical Observatory (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2009, the bill provides for the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board to be dissolved and re-established as the Australian Astronomical Observatory within the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    ACIS Administration Amendment Act 2009
    to clarify that the Act commences on 1 January 2010 so that additional assistance provided to motor vehicle producers is limited to their production of motor vehicles, engines and engine components from 1 January 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Water Entitlements) Bill 2009-2010, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government relating to rebate payments under the Home Insulation Program and administrative costs for water buy backs within the Murray-Darling Basin system. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Water Entitlements and Home Insulation) Bill 2009-2010, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to bring forward water buy backs from later years of the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources, Energy and Tourism 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Board (ACRE) and the position of the Chief Executive Officer of ACRE to advise on the development of funding and promotion strategies for renewable energy development, commercialisation and use. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to enable cargo to be certified for security purposes earlier in the supply chain by: expanding the definitions of ‘cargo’ and ‘certified’; aligning certification processes with examinations to allow certification of cargo by air cargo agents and aircraft operators; enabling the Secretary to issue a notice prescribing the circumstances in which cargo may be certified; and providing for transitional arrangements for transport security programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    and
    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
    to: create the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) to replace the office of ASADA Chair; establish an Advisory Group to provide advice to the ASADA CEO on sports doping matters; establish an Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel (ADRVP) to replace the Anti-Doping Rule Violation Committee; and
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    to: maintain consistency with the World Anti-Doping Code; and make transitional arrangements to enable ASADA and ADRVP to carry out their functions under the National Anti-Doping Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: allows the Treasurer to make the necessary agreement with the Asian Development Bank for the purchase by Australia of its entitlement of 16 379 paid-in shares and 393 101 additional callable shares of the capital stock of the bank; allows the Treasurer to issue promissory notes to the bank in payment; and appropriates the necessary funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make such payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    to implement recommendations of the Australian Citizenship Test Review Committee by providing: that certain people may be eligible for citizenship without sitting the citizenship test; that the citizenship test must be completed within a specified period; and that applicants for citizenship by conferral under 18 years of age must be permanent residents at both the time of application and time of decision. Also amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    and
    Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007
    to provide for a special residence requirement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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