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  • Date
    27 Jul 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide an income tax exemption for certain recovery grants made to small businesses and primary producers impacted by Cyclone Seroja in April 2021;
    Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Consumers First—Establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority) Act 2018
    to facilitate the closure and transitional arrangements associated with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) replacing the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT);
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide income tax and withholding tax exemptions for the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and its wholly owned subsidiary established for the purpose of delivering the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. Also makes minor and technical amendments to 12 Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Jul 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    to exempt from fringe benefits tax the use, or availability for use, of cars made available by employers to current employees that are zero or low emissions vehicles with a value at first retail sale below the luxury car tax threshold for fuel efficient vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Jul 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to replace the current entitlement in the National Employment Standards to five days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave in a 12-month period with an entitlement to ten days of paid leave for full-time, part-time and casual employees; extend the definition of family and domestic violence to include conduct of a current or former intimate partner of an employee, or a member of an employee's household; and extend the entitlement to paid family and domestic violence leave to non-national system employees once the International Labour Organization
    Convention on Violence and Harassment
    (No. 190) comes into force for Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    01 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes a legal framework governing immigration detention in Australia; provides alternatives to immigration detention; and prioritises non-citizens' immediate needs and refugee and international human rights law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    01 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    GOSLING, Luke, MP
    PAYNE, Alicia, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    and
    Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
    to remove the prohibition on legalising euthanasia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Vetrans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988
    and
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: extend eligibility to veterans and their family members who are at risk of or in crisis, whether or not the veteran is participating in a rehabilitation program or has rendered warlike service; and expand the range of supports available to family members under the current family support package;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide that acute support packages for veterans and their families are exempt from income tax; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that acute support packages for veterans and their families are not income for the purposes of the social security income test. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: broaden the remit of the Professional Services Review (PSR) to make agreements with any person under review who acknowledges inappropriate practice (including bodies corporate); and introduce new sanctions for persons who fail to respond to a notice to produce documents to the Director of the PSR or to a PSR Committee, or fail to appear at hearings;
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    National Health Act 1953
    and
    Dental Benefits Act 2008
    to provide for: the recovery of interest payable on certain debts; the application of administrative penalties to Shared Debt Recovery Scheme debts; the use of financial information gathering powers in debt recovery; Administrative Appeal Tribunal reviews where one or more garnishee notices are issued in relation to certain debts; and clarification of the Commonwealth's ability to recover debts from a person or the estate of a person. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Assent 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Narcotic Drugs (Licence Charges) Act 2016
    to: provide that regulations may prescribe matters that will be the subject of multiple separate charges, which may be incurred by a licence holder during a particular charging period; and enable the regulations to specify an amount of a charge or a method for working out a charge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Superannuation (Salary) Regulations
    (now renamed to the
    Superannuation (CSS) Salary Regulations 1978
    ), with effect from 1 July 1986, to provide that individuals who were provided with rent-free housing on and after 1 July 1986 will not have the value of that housing included in their default superannuation salary. Also provides for an exemption to cover certain individuals. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Aug 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    SMITH, Sen Dean 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable age pensioners and certain veterans' entitlement recipients to have their payment suspended for up to two years, instead of cancelled, if their income, which includes some income from the recipient's own employment, precludes payment; and provide for the same suspension period for partners of the age pension, disability support pension and certain veterans' entitlements recipients, where the partner is receiving a social security pension or certain veterans' entitlements;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make minor amendments to the existing suspension provisions for disability support pensioners; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide that working age pensioners, disability support pensioners and certain veterans' entitlements recipients, and their pensioner partners, can retain their pensioner concession card for up to two years after their payment ceases; and increase to $600 the amount of income age pensioners and certain veterans' entitlement recipients can earn each fortnight while still receiving maximum pension payments and provide for a review, and sunsetting, of these amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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