Senate Bills List

Parl No.
08 Dec 2017
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As at cob 8 December 2017


AC Australian Conservatives

AG Australian Greens

ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp]

CLP Country Liberal Party [Govt]

DHJP Derryn Hinch—€™s Justice Party

FFP Family First Party

Ind Independent

KAP Katter—€™s Australian Party

JLN Jacqui Lambie Network

LDP Liberal Democratic Party

LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt]

Nats The Nationals [Govt]

NXT Nick Xenophon Team

PHON Pauline Hanson—€™s One Nation

CID Consideration in detail stage (House of Representatives)

PM Private member—€™s bill

PS Private senator—€™s bill

S Senate bill

SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee

SC House of Representatives Selection Committee

Note: Each bill summary reflects the content of the bill as first introduced into the Parliament.

PS A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Amendment (Make Electricity GST Free) Bill 2017

(Introduced by Senator Leyonhjelm —€“ LDP)

Amends the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 to remove goods and services tax from the supply of electricity.

Senate: Intro. 5/9/17; Negatived at 2nd reading 7/9/17

S Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2017

Senate: Intro. 6/12/17; 2nd reading adjourned 6/12/17

PS Aged Care Amendment (Ratio of Skilled Staff to Care Recipients) Bill 2017

(Introduced by Senator Hinch —€“ DHJP)

Amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to prescribe a mandated ratio of skilled staff to care recipients in government-funded aged care residential facilities.

Senate: Intro. 6/9/17; 2nd reading adjourned 6/9/17, 7/9/17

PM Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Amendment (Review) Bill 2016

(Introduced by Ms Collins MP —€“ ALP)

Amends the Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Act 2013 to provide for an independent review of the operation of Part 2.4 of the Aged Care Act 1997, the Classification Principles 2014 and the Aged Care Funding Instrument.

House of Representatives: Intro. 10/10/16; Removed from Notice Paper 28/3/17

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017

Amends the: Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994 and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 to simplify reporting requirements for annual returns; Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to: enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to manage errors in an application at the preliminary assessment stage, grant part of a variation application, and vary a label approval where that approval is suspended; enable the APVMA and the Food Standards Australia New Zealand to agree on appropriate timeframes for notifications about variations to the Maximum Residue Limits Standard; and clarify that the —€˜expiry date—€™ is the date after which a chemical product must not be used; and