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  • Date
    21 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: nine Acts to: exempt certain payments, known as the adjusted disability pension, from the social security income test; and remove the Defence Force Income Support Allowance; the
    Veterans' Entitlement Act 1986
    to: remove the disability income rent test; replace references to 'disability pension' with references that clarify the nature of the payment as a compensation payment; and adjust the mechanism for indexation of certain payments; and the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to establish a non-liability rehabilitation pilot to provide veterans with access to rehabilitation support without the requirement to have lodged a compensation claim. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to: enable aged care recipients to access clear information regarding the administrative and management fees charged for home care services; ensure that home care charges are spent on home care services provided rather than on administrative or management charges for provision of those services; enable aged care recipients to exit a home care agreement without financial penalty; and access relevant information regarding the costs of home care packages by approved providers in their local area when looking to enter into a home care agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HAINES, Helen, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Australian Federal Integrity Commission as an independent public sector anti-corruption commission for the Commonwealth; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the Federal Integrity Commissioner, Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner, Whistleblower Protection Commissioner and Assistant Federal Integrity Commissioners; establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Federal Integrity Commission; establishes the Parliamentary Inspector of the Australian Federal Integrity Commission; and makes consequential amendments to the
    Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
    ,
    Ombudsman Act 1976
    and
    Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    to limit and prohibit the importation and exportation of thermal coal unless it is being used for research, analysis or display from 2030; and
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to: prohibit the establishment of new coal mines or coal-fired power stations; prohibit the mining or burning of coal after 1 January 2030; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HAINES, Helen, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: require registered political parties including state branches, individual political candidates, groups of political candidates or associated entities to: disclose all cumulative donations received equal or above $1000 (non-indexed) from the same person or entity on a quarterly basis to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC); and disclose all cumulative donations received equal or above the indexed AEC threshold ($14 500) from the same person or entity within five business days of receiving the donations; and require the Electoral Commissioner to publish all disclosures on the AEC Transparency Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STEGGALL, Zali, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: prohibit misleading and deceptive political advertising during federal elections; prohibit political parties, candidates and campaigners from impersonating or passing off material as being from another candidate; and create a complaints process through the Australian Electoral Commissioner who may order a retraction of the statement or apology to the affected party. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Prevents Commonwealth, state or territory authorities from using or providing COVID-19 check in data for law enforcement purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HILL, Julian, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: provide that the cashless debit card regime sunsets on 31 January 2022; require the minister to prepare a local services and jobs plan in conjunction with communities where the cashless debit card regime is in operation; and require the minister to publish the full cost to the Commonwealth of the operation of the cashless debit card regime, all contracts between the Commonwealth and Indue Ltd and all documents relating to the Cashless Debit Card Technology Working Group. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WEBSTER, Anne, MP 
    Summary
    Enables the minister to set basic expectations of social media service providers regarding the hosting of defamatory material on social media platforms, and ensures that service providers are liable for defamatory material hosted on their platforms which is not removed within a reasonable timeframe. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Oct 2021 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to require that voice calls communicating an electoral matter to a person must identify the use of any actors at the beginning of the call; and
    Spam Act 2003
    to require political parties to provide an unsubscribe function for all unsolicited electronic communications containing political content. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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