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  • Date
    25 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    POCOCK, Sen David
    LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
    THORPE, Sen Lidia
    WATERS, Sen Larissa 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    in relation to: lowering the disclosure threshold to $1,000; real-time disclosure of donations; prohibiting misleading or deceptive electoral or referendum matter; broadening the definition of gift; funding disclosure requirements; introduction of a major-donor donation cap; prohibiting certain political donations; limiting pre-election government advertising; postal vote processes; and increasing Senate representation for the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory; and
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Do Not Call Register Act 2006
    to provide that registered independent candidates are treated the same as political parties. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for a limit on market share for supermarket businesses, including enforced progressive divesture to 20 per cent over a 5-year period where necessary; and establishes a Commissioner for Food Retailing to administer limits on market share and promote competition and fairness principles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    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
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2024, the bill amends the
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    to increase rates of duty for tobacco goods from 1 September 2023. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Levies Bill 2024 and Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Levies and Charges Collection Bill 2024, the bill provides for the imposition of biosecurity protection charges to be payable by certain producers of agricultural, forestry and fisheries products within Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Levies Bill 2024 and Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Charges Bill 2024, the bill: provides for the collection and administration of biosecurity protection levies and charges; applies the standard provisions of the
    Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014
    ; and provides for the use and disclosure of certain information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Charges Bill 2024 and Agriculture (Biosecurity Protection) Levies and Charges Collection Bill 2024, the bill provides for the imposition of biosecurity protection levies to be payable by certain producers of agricultural, forestry and fisheries products within Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    FARUQI, Sen Mehreen 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 2020
    to prohibit livestock sheep export by sea from Australian territory on and after 1 May 2026. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    MCKENZIE, Sen Bridget
    SMITH, Sen Dean 
    Summary
    Requires the Transport Minister to make carriers’ obligations rules and an aviation industry code of conduct to provide for the protection of passengers in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    CANAVAN, Sen Matthew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to prohibit actions involving large-scale wind and solar energy projects that have, will have, or are likely to have a significant impact on the natural environment, unless done in accordance with an approval by the Minister under Part 9 of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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