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  • Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2010, the bill: establishes and provides for the appointments and staffing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the two new statutory positions of Australian Information Commissioner and Freedom of Information Commissioner, and the Privacy Commissioner; establishes the Information Advisory Committee; imposes a penalty for unauthorised disclosure of information; requires the Australian Information Commissioner to prepare an annual report; and provides for a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    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 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
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    ,
    Water Act 2007
    and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’;
    Water Amendment Act 2008
    to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the
    Water Act 2007

    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
    16 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework to provide financial assistance to persons or their next of kin who are injured or killed as a result of an international terrorist act. 

    Bill

  • 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

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