House Bills List

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House of Representatives
Parl No.
47
Date
20 Feb 2024
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House of Representatives

Daily Bills List

As at cob 20 February 2024

47th PARLIAMENT —€“ 1ST SESSION —€“ 2024

BILLS INITIATED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills introduced in 2022 —€” 96 (Including 5 received from the Senate)

Bills introduced in 2023 —€” 170 (Including 9 received from the Senate)

Bills introduced in 2024 —€” 20 (Including 1 received from the Senate)

Short Title

Intro House

Passed House

Intro Senate

Passed Senate

Assent Date

Act No.

Administrative Review Tribunal 2023

7/121

Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 1) 2023

7/122

Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 2) 2024

7/23

Appropriation (No. 3) 2023-2024B

7/2

15/2

Appropriation (No. 4) 2023-2024B

7/2

15/2

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) (No. 2) 2023-2024B

7/2

15/2

Attorney-General—€™s Portfolio Miscellaneous Measures 2023B

15/114

7/2

8/2

Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Costs Protection) 2023B

15/115

Australian Naval Nuclear Power Safety 2023

16/116

Australian Naval Nuclear Power Safety (Transitional Provisions) 2023

16/117

Australian Research Council Amendment (Review Response) 2023B

29/118

7/2

8/2

Autonomous Sanctions Amendment 2024

15/2

Brisbane Airport Curfew and Demand Management 2023P

16/10

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Community Television) 2024

15/2

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Healthy Kids Advertising) 2023P,X

19/6

COAG Legislation Amendment 2023B

29/11

7/29

8/2

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering the Donation Disclosure Threshold) 2023P

4/9

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Real Time Disclosure of Political Donations) 2023P

4/9

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Voter Protections in Political Advertising) 2023P

13/11

Communications Legislation Amendment (Prominence and Anti-siphoning) 2023

29/1110

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Fair Go for Consumers and Small Business) 2024

15/2

Crimes Amendment (Strengthening the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Violence) 2024B

7/2

15/2

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Foreign Bribery) 2023

22/611

5/9

6/9

Criminal Code Amendment (Telecommunications Offences for Suicide Related Material—€”Exception for Lawful Voluntary Assisted Dying) 2024P

12/2

Crown References Amendment 2023B

18/10

27/11

27/11

Customs Amendment 2022Z

26/7

Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) (No. 2) 2023B

30/11

7/2

8/2

Defence Amendment (Safeguarding Australia—€™s Military Secrets) 2023

14/912

Defence Trade Controls Amendment 2023

30/1113

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Restoring Trust) 2023P

7/8

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Expanding the Water Trigger) 2023P

16/10

Fair Work Amendment 2024

15/2

Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) 2023

14

8/2A15

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment 2024B

7/2

14/2

Help to Buy 2023

30/1116

Help to Buy (Consequential Provisions) 2023

30/1117

Housing Australia Future Fund 2023 [No. 2]

2/818

Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment 2023

22/619

Interactive Gambling Amendment (Ban on Gambling Advertisements) 2023P, X

19/6

Lobbying (Improving Government Honesty and Trust) 2023P

13/11

Migration Amendment (Limits on Immigration Detention) 2023P

27/11

Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer Compliance) 2023
Act citation: Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer Compliance) 2024

22/620

11/9

12/9

6/2A21

20/2

1

Modern Slavery Amendment (Australian Anti-Slavery Commissioner) 2023B

30/1122

8/2

8/2

National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Amendment (Unlocking Regional Housing) 2023P

11/9

National Housing Supply and Affordability Council 2023 [No. 2]

2/823

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment 2023B

15/11

7/2

8/2

National Security Legislation Amendment (Comprehensive Review and Other Measures No. 3) 2023

30/1124

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Strengthening Quality and Integrity in Vocational Education and Training No. 1) 2024B

7/2

14/2

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Safety and Other Measures) 2024

15/2

Online Safety Amendment (Protecting Australian Children from Online Harm) 2023P

27/11

Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) 2023

19/1025

7/2

8/2

Passenger Movement Charge Amendment 2024B

7/2

14/2

Primary Industries (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1126

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1127

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1128

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1129

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Disbursement 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1130

Primary Industries (Services) Levies 2023B

18/10

15/11

16/1131

Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Foreign Entities 2024P

12/2

Public Service Amendment 2023

14/632

1/8

2/8

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Military Invalidity Payments Means Testing) 2024

15/2

Superannuation (Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions) Imposition 2023

30/1133

Superannuation (Objective) 2023

16/1134

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Consumer Safeguards and Other Measures) 2023B

7/1235

14/2

Treasury Laws Amendment (Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions and Other Measures) 2023

30/1136

Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) 2022B

30/1137

15/2

6/3

Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living Tax Cuts) 2024

6/2

15/2

Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living—€”Medicare Levy) 2024

6/2

15/2

Treasury Laws Amendment (Foreign Investment) 2024B

7/2

14/2

Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Measures No. 1) 2023 [No. 2]

2/838

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share—€”Integrity and Transparency) 2023

22/639

9/8

9/8

Treasury Laws Amendment (Reserve Bank Reforms) 2023

29/1140

Treasury Laws Amendment (Support for Small Business and Charities and Other Measures) 2023B

13/941

27/11

27/11

Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Accountability and Fairness) 2023B

16/1142

BILLS INITIATED IN THE SENATE


Bills initiated in 2022 —€” 16

Bills initiated in 2023 —€” 46

Bills initiated in 2024 —€” 2

Short Title

Intro Senate

Passed Senate

Intro House

Passed House

Assent Date

Act No.

Australian Education Amendment (Save Our Public Schools) 2023S

14/9

Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) 2020S

3/8N,43

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Ban on Gambling Advertisements During Live Sport) 2023S

14/6

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Audio Description) 2019S

27/7N

Childhood Gender Transition Prohibition 2023S

18/10

Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Climate Equity) 2023S

3/844

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Banning Dirty
Donations) 2022
S

24/11

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) 2018S

27/7N,45

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Continuing ACCC Monitoring of Domestic Airline Competition) 2023S

12/9

Copyright Legislation Amendment (Fair Pay for Radio Play) 2023S

3/846

COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) 2022S

29/1147

Criminal Code Amendment (Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes) 2024S

7/248

Criminal Code Amendment (Inciting Illegal Disruptive Activities) 2023S

8/2

Criminal Code Amendment (Prohibition of Nazi Symbols) 2023S

23/349

Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced By Forced
Labour) 2022
S

22/11

Customs Amendment (Preventing Child Labour) 2023S

29/11

Customs Legislation Amendment (Commercial Greyhound Export and Import Prohibition) 2021S

27/7N,50

Defence Capability Assurance and Oversight 2023S

10/551

7/2A

12/2

Digital Assets (Market Regulation) 2023S

29/352

Digital ID 2023

30/1153

Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) 2023

30/1154

Education and Other Legislation Amendment (Abolishing Indexation and Raising the Minimum Repayment Income for Education and Training Loans) 2022S

30/1155

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Fairer Contracts and Grants) 2023S

4/956

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Lowering the Voting Age) 2023 [No. 2]S

8/2

Electric Vehicles Accountability 2021S

27/7N

Ending Native Forest Logging 2023S

12/9

Ending Poverty in Australia (Antipoverty Commission) 2023S

30/3

Environment and Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Nuclear Energy Prohibitions) 2022S

28/957

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Climate Trigger) 2022 [No. 2]S

5/958

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Expanding the Water Trigger) 2023 [No. 2]S

18/10

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Regional Forest Agreements) 2020S

28/7N,59

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Save the Koala) 2021S

27/7N,60

Fair Work Amendment (Equal Pay for Equal Work) 2022S

27/7N,61

Fair Work Amendment (Prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Discrimination) 2023S

8/262

Fair Work Amendment (Right to Disconnect) 2023 [No. 2]S

27/3

Federal Environment Watchdog 2021S

27/7N

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment 2024

7/2

Freeze on Rent and Rate Increases 2023S

19/6

Governor-General Amendment (Cessation of Allowances in the Public Interest) 2023S

6/363

Human Rights (Children Born Alive Protection) 2022S

30/1164

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment (Consideration of UNDRIP) 2023S

29/11

Improving Access to Medicinal Cannabis 2023S

9/365

Landholders—€™ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) 2015S

27/7N,66

Legalising Cannabis 2023S

10/867

Live Performance Federal Insurance Guarantee Fund 2021S

27/7N,68

Migration Amendment (Overseas Organ Transplant Disclosure and Other Measures) 2023S

22/669

Murdoch Media Inquiry 2023S

13/670

National Energy Transition Authority 2022S

27/971

Northern Territory Safe Measures 2023S

7/2

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Domestic Reserve) 2023S

5/9

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment
(Fight for Australia—€™s Coastline) 2022
S

4/8

Parliamentary Privileges Amendment (Royal Commission Response) 2022S

7/972

Plebiscite (Future Migration Level) 2018S

3/8N

Protecting the Spirit of Sea Country 2023S

8/873

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Vaccine Indemnity) 2023S

3/874

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment (No New Fossil Fuels) 2021 [No. 2]S

27/7N

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Pensioner and Veteran Workforce Participation) 2022S

3/875


1 Referred to House Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee 14/12/23. Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 8/2/24; report due 24/7/24.


2 Referred to House Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee 14/12/23. Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 8/2/24; report due 24/7/24.


3 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 8/2/24; report due 24/7/24.


4 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 30/11/23; report tabled 1/2/24.


5 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 30/11/23; report tabled 9/2/24.


6 Referred to Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 16/11/23; report due 26/4/24.


7 Referred to Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 16/11/23; report due 26/4/24.


8 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 7/12/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


9 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee 8/2/24; report due 14/3/24.


10 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 30/11/23; report due 26/3/24.


11 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 22/6/23; report tabled 26/7/23.


12 Referred to Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security 14/9/23.


13 Referred to Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 30/11/23; report due 30/4/24.


14 Divided from the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 7/12/23. Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 7/9/23; report tabled 1/2/24.


15 House agreed to Senate amendments 12/2/2024.


16 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 16/4/24.


17 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 16/4/24.


18 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 10/8/23; report tabled 24/10/23.


19 Referred to Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security 26/7/23.


20 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 22/6/23; report tabled 31/8/23.


21 House agreed to Senate amendments 7/2/2024.


22 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 7/12/23; report due 28/2/24.


23 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 10/8/23; report tabled 24/10/23.


24 Referred to Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security 7/12/23.


25 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 19/10/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


26 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


27 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


28 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


29 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


30 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


31 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 16/11/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


32 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee 22/6/23; report tabled 30/8/23; Government amendments referred 5/12/23; report tabled 5/2/24.


33 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 7/12/23; report due 19/4/24.


34 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 28/3/24.


35 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 8/2/24; report due 14/3/24.


36 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 7/12/23; report due 19/4/24.


37 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 9/2/23; report tabled 3/5/23.


38 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 10/8/23; report tabled 24/10/23.


39 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 22/6/23; progress report tabled 31/8/23; report tabled 22/9/23.


40 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 7/12/23; report due 21/3/24.


41 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 19/10/23; report tabled 24/11/23.


42 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 18/4/24.


43 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 10/12/20; report tabled 5/7/21.


44 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 3/8/23; report due 1/3/24.


45 Referred to Joint Electoral Matters Committee 25/6/18; report tabled 29/3/19.


46 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 10/8/23; report due 20/6/24.


47 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 9/2/23; report tabled 25/8/23.


48 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 8/2/24; report due 13/11/24.


49 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 27/3/23; report tabled 18/5/23.


50 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 11/5/23; report tabled 19/10/23.


51 Referred to Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 11/5/23; report tabled 24/11/23.


52 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/3/23; progress report tabled 27/6/23; progress report tabled 16/8/23; progress report tabled 25/8/23; report tabled 4/9/23.


53 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 28/2/24.


54 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 30/11/23; report due 28/2/24.


55 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 1/12/22; report tabled 17/4/23.


56 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee 7/9/23; report due 4/3/24.


57 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 27/10/22; progress report tabled 24/4/23; progress report tabled 6/7/23; report tabled 11/8/23.


58 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 8/9/22; report tabled 7/2/24.


59 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 18/2/21; report tabled 13/5/21.


60 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 28/7/22; report due 29/2/24.


61 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 28/7/22; report tabled 24/10/22.


62 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 9/2/23; report tabled 25/8/23.


63 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee 9/2/23; report tabled 31/7/23.


64 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 9/2/23; report tabled 31/8/23.


65 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 22/3/23; report tabled 1/9/23.


66 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 5/3/15; report tabled 30/9/15.


67 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 14/9/23; report due 31/5/24.


68 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 2/9/21; report tabled 19/11/21.


69 Referred to Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 9/11/23; report due 30/3/24.


70 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 13/6/23; report due 30/4/24.


71 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 28/9/22; report tabled 24/3/23.


72 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 28/9/22; report tabled 17/11/22.


73 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 19/10/23; report due 28/6/24.


74 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee 10/8/23; report due 18/3/24.


75 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 4/8/22; report tabled 30/9/22.


76 See House of Representatives Practice (7th Edition) page 224 for further information.


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