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  • Date
    08 Feb 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    CANAVAN, Sen Matthew
    ANTIC, Sen Alex
    RENNICK, Sen Gerard 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    to add COVID-19 vaccination status as an attribute protected from discrimination. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    08 Feb 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Women 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012
    to: require the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) to publish gender pay gap information of relevant employers for each reporting period; rename the current 'minimum standards' as 'gender equality standards'; require relevant employers to provide executive summary and industry benchmark reports to all members of their governing body; include 'sexual harassment', 'harassment on the ground of sex' or 'discrimination' as gender equality indicators; change the title of the 'Director' of the WGEA to 'Chief Executive Officer'; and make a technical amendment to the definition of 'reporting period'. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Responds to the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in
    Pearson v Minister for Home Affairs
    [2022] FCAFC 203 by amending the
    Migration Act 1958
    to provide a clear basis for aggregate sentences (that is, one sentence imposed in respect of more than one offence) to be taken into account in a consistent manner for all relevant purposes under the Act and the
    Migration Regulations 1994

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MCKIM, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: require the minister to provide an offer of transfer to Australia to all persons in the offshore cohort in Papua New Guinea or the Republic of Nauru who have not had an adverse security assessment made against them by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation; and provide that transferred persons will be placed in community detention while they pursue a durable solution, being resettlement in a third country which is a state party to the 1951 Refugee Convention or the 1967 Refugee Protocol. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    NAMPIJINPA PRICE, Sen Jacinta 
    Summary
    Reinstates measures that previously applied under the
    Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012
    which were aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm to vulnerable communities in the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    FARUQI, Sen Mehreen 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    ,
    Trade Support Loans Act 2014
    and
    VET Student Loans Act 2016
    to remove indexation on certain education and training loans; and
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: define 'median wage'; and raise the minimum repayment income and amend the percentage of income a person is liable to repay the Commonwealth for certain education and training loans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    CANAVAN, Sen Matthew
    ANTIC, Sen Alex
    BABET, Sen Ralph 
    Summary
    The bill: clarifies that children born alive are persons; requires health practitioners to provide medical care, treatment and statistics on children born alive as a result of terminations; and provides that the mother of a child born alive is not liable to prosecution for an offence in respect of that child. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Nov 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HANSON, Sen Pauline 
    Summary
    Prohibits discrimination based on a person's COVID-19 vaccination status by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments, statutory authorities, local governments, and private enterprises. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Nov 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    WATERS, Sen Larissa 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: prohibit political donations from the fossil fuel industry, property developers, the tobacco industry, the banking industry, liquor and gambling businesses, pharmaceutical companies and representative organisations for these industries; impose a cumulative limit on political donations from any source of $3,000 per election term; and extend the definition of 'gift' to include subscription and membership fees, as well as attendance at fundraising events. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    22 Nov 2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    to prohibit the importation into Australia of goods that are produced in whole or in part by forced labour. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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