Bills Lists

TOTAL RESULTS: 69

  • Senate Bills List

    Date
    29/05/2024 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LNP Liberal National Party of Queensland [Opp] ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] CA Centre Alliance Nats The Nationals [Opp] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation Ind Independent SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network UAP United Australia Party KAP Katter’s Australia Party Accountability of Grants, Investment Mandates and Use of Public Resources Amendment (End Pork Barrelling) Bill 2024 (Dr Haines - Ind) Amends: the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 to provide a resource management framework for the use and management of public resources, including for grants administration; the Public Service Act 1999 to provide the Public Service Commissioner with certain powers in relation to breaches of the code of conduct relating to the resource management framework; and 9 Acts in relation to oversight of investment mandates. House of Representatives: Introduced 26/2/24 2nd reading adjourned 26/2/24 Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2024 (Previous title: Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2023) (Attorney-General’s 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2023

    Date
    14/12/2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LNP Liberal National Party of Queensland [Opp] ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] CA Centre Alliance Nats The Nationals [Opp] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] PHON Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Ind Independent SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network SC House of Representatives Selection Committee KAP Katter’s Australia Party UAP United Australia Party Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Amendment (Strengthening Land and Governance Provisions) Bill 2022 (Act citation: Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Amendment (Strengthening Land and Governance Provisions) Act 2023 ) (Indigenous Australians portfolio) Amends: the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 to: amend the title of the Act to the Aboriginal Land and Waters (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 ; exempt certain leases granted by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council from the application of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT); increase the payment amount at which the council is required to seek approval from the minister before entering 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2022 (47th Parliament)

    Date
    22/12/2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LNP Liberal National Party of Queensland [Opp] ALP Australian Labor Party [Govt] LP Liberal Party of Australia [Opp] CA Centre Alliance Nats The Nationals [Opp] CLP Country Liberal Party [Opp] PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation Ind Independent SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network SC House of Representatives Selection Committee KAP Katter’s Australia Party UAP United Australia Party Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Amendment (Strengthening Land and Governance Provisions) Bill 2022 (Indigenous Australians portfolio) Amends: the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 to: amend the title of the Act to the Aboriginal Land and Waters (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 ; exempt certain leases granted by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council from the application of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT); increase the payment amount at which the council is required to seek approval from the minister before entering into a contract; amend the council's governance structure and decision making powers to align more closely with other corporate 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2022 (46th Parliament)

    Date
    25/07/2022 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LDP Liberal Democratic Party ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] CA Centre Alliance Nats The Nationals [Govt] Ind Independent PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation JLN Jacqui Lambie Network SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee KAP Katter's Australian Party UAP United Australia Party Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Amendment (Strengthening Land and Governance Provisions) Bill 2022 (Indigenous Australians portfolio) Amends: the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 to: amend the title of the Act to the Aboriginal Land and Waters (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 ; exempt certain leases granted by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council from the application of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT); increase the payment amount at which the council is required to seek approval from the minister before entering into a contract; amend the council's governance structure and decision making powers to align more closely with other corporate Commonwealth entities; remove the requirement for the council to enter into an agreement to lease with the Director of 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2021

    Date
    13/12/2021 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Govt] CA Centre Alliance PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation CLP Country Liberal Party SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee Ind Independent SC House of Representatives Selection Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network UAP United Australia Party KAP Katter's Australian Party Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Economic Empowerment) Bill 2021 (Indigenous Australians portfolio) Amends the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to: establish the Northern Territory Aboriginal Investment Corporation to invest in Aboriginal business and commercial projects and make other payments for the benefit of Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory (NT); amend exploration and mining processes on Aboriginal land in the NT; prescribe the nomination and approval processes and funding arrangements for approved entities that may hold a township lease; provide that land councils may enter into agreements in respect of land that is the subject of a deed of grant held in escrow; increase the amount at which land 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2020

    Date
    17/12/2020 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS–parties and committees AG Australian Greens LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Govt] CA Centre Alliance PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation Ind Independent SC House of Representatives Selection Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee KAP Katter's Australian Party Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill2020 (Indigenous Australians portfolio) Amends the: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to: remove the requirement that the term of the Jabiru township lease be 99 years to allow for a shorter term between 40 and 99 years; remove the requirement that the initial grant of the township lease can only be to the Commonwealth; clarify that the new township lease will not automatically extend the term of existing Jabiru subleases beyond the term of the current town head lease; and remove redundant Jabiru-specific leasing provisions; and Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to make a minor consequential amendment. House of Representatives: Introduced 13/5/20 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Passed 31/8/20 Senate: Introduced 1/9/20 Passed 3/9/20  
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2019 (46th Parliament)

    Date
    17/12/2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties and committees AG Australian Greens LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Govt] CA Centre Alliance PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation Ind Independent SC House of Representatives Selection Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee KAP Katter's Australian Party Aged Care Amendment (Movement of Provisionally Allocated Places) Bill2019 (Health portfolio) Amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to enable the Secretary of the Department of Health (or their delegates) to allow approved providers of residential aged care to move provisionally allocated residential aged care places from one region to another, within a state or territory. House of Representatives: Introduced 24/7/19 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Passed 11/9/19 Senate: Introduced 11/9/19 Passed 17/9/19 Assent: 20/9/19 (Act No. 71, 2019) Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2019 (Ms Sharkie MP - CA) Amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to: require approved residential care service providers to notify the secretary of the ratios of aged care recipients to 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2019 (45th Parliament)

    Date
    1/07/2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties, stages and committees AC Australian Conservatives LDP Liberal Democratic Party AG Australian Greens LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Govt] CA Centre Alliance (formerly Nick Xenophon Team) NXT Nick Xenophon Team DHJP Derryn Hinch's Justice Party PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation FFP Family First Party SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee Ind Independent SC House of Representatives Selection Committee JLN Jacqui Lambie Network UAP United Australia Party KAP Katter's Australian Party A Fair Go for Australians in Trade Bill 2018 (Mr Clare MP - ALP) The bill: prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement that includes certain provisions; requires the Commonwealth to include in all bilateral trade agreements a labour chapter with internationally recognised labour principles; prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement unless the agreement requires skills assessments to be undertaken in Australia; requires the minister to commission an independent national interest assessment of any proposed trade agreement; and provides for 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2018

    Date
    17/12/2018 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    ABBREVIATIONS-parties, stages and committees AC Australian Conservatives LDP Liberal Democratic Party AG Australian Greens LP Liberal Party of Australia [Govt] ALP Australian Labor Party [Opp] Nats The Nationals [Govt] CA Centre Alliance (formerly Nick Xenophon Team) NXT Nick Xenophon Team DHJP Derryn Hinch's Justice Party PHON Pauline Hanson's One Nation FFP Family First Party SBC Senate Selection of Bills Committee Ind Independent SC House of Representatives Selection Committee KAP Katter's Australian Party UAP United Australia Party JLN Jacqui Lambie Network A Fair Go for Australians in Trade Bill 2018 (Mr Clare MP - ALP) The bill: prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement that includes certain provisions; requires the Commonwealth to include in all bilateral trade agreements a labour chapter with internationally recognised labour principles; prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement unless the agreement requires skills assessments to be undertaken in Australia; requires the minister to commission an independent national interest assessment of any proposed trade agreement; and provides for the 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2017

    Date
    13/12/2017 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    As at cob 13 December 2017 (2017 Final Edition) Abbreviations 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. PSA 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 SAboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2017 Amends the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to: enable certain Kakadu and 

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