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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
    21 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to provide a national framework to regulate the importation, domestic manufacture, supply, commercial possession and advertisement of all vapes, irrespective of nicotine content or therapeutic claims. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Industrial Chemicals Act 2019
    and
    Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Act 2023

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    MCKIM, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to enable the Court, following an application by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, to give directions for the purpose of securing a reduction in a corporation’s power in, or share of, the market. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    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
    Before Senate 
    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

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