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  • Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes the Clean Energy Regulator as an independent statutory body to administer the mechanism included in the Clean Energy Plan, the Carbon Farming Initiative, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System, the Renewable Energy Target and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TUCKEY, Wilson, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: limit the issue of renewable energy certificates to mature renewable energy technologies to one-third of the total certificates issued; and provide for the creation of certificates for building efficient long distance transmission systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    Requires the Australian Government to effect Australia’s obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol. Also sets greenhouse gas emission, renewable energy and energy efficiency targets and prohibits logging in old growth forests. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes: the Climate Change Authority as an independent statutory body to review the carbon pricing mechanism, the Renewable Energy Target Scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System and other matters as requested by the minister or by both Houses of Parliament; and the Land Sector Carbon and Biodiversity Board to provide advice on key performance indicators and the implementation of land sector and biodiverity measures associated with climate change and undertaken by the Biodiversity Fund. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    10 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WINDSOR, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for: a mandatory national target and strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which require public consultation and an annual report on the strategy; a scheme to be established to coordinate energy efficiency; government agencies to purchase accredited renewable energy; the preparation of Greenhouse Impact Statements and annual reporting; recycling companies to be credited for emissions under any carbon pollution reduction scheme. Also amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

    Bill

  • Date
    23 Oct 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the COAG Reform Fund as a Special Account for the purpose of making grants of financial assistance to the States and Territories; and provides that the terms and conditions of grants are set out in written agreements between the Commonwealth and states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Validates the proclamation fixing 1 January 2002 as the commencement date for the
    Coal Industry Repeal Act 2001

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    to: ensure that employers are reimbursed from the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Fund for long service leave payments they make to employees which are preserved by the
    Fair Work Act 2009
    and paid under industrial instruments and contracts; and preserve existing long service leave entitlements for employees in the black coal industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    to: provide for a minimum long service leave entitlement for all eligible employees in the black coal mining industry; require the Board of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation to make rules relating to the calculation of amounts employers are to be reimbursed; amend the long and short titles of the Act; change the structure and representation of the Board; increase the terms of directors; and make consequential amendments;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Act 1992
    and
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992
    to make consequential amendments;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992
    to: amend definitions to reflect remuneration practices in the black coal mining industry; and place requirements on employers relating to the levy, including submitting returns and annual reports to the Board;
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Amendment Act 2009
    to: clarify the calculation of long service leave entitlements for non-award employees; and provide for: transitional arrangements; recognition of long service before 1 January 2012; long service leave record keeping before 1 January 2012; and the Board to seek actuarial advice about the adequacy of the levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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