Investment Funds Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

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Amends: the Future Fund Act 2006 to establish a new employment framework for the Future Fund Management Agency; five Acts to make consequential amendments; the Freedom of Information Act 1982 to provide a partial exemption for documents handled by the Future Fund Board of Guardians and the agency in relation to the board's investment activities; the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 to: provide for a new disbursements framework for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF); and make minor amendments in relation to the administration of MRFF grants programs; and the Emergency Response Fund Act 2019 to: transfer responsibility for expenditure from the Emergency Response Fund to the National Recovery and Resilience Agency; and amend administrative arrangements for transfers from the Emergency Response Fund Special Account.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 25 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 22 Nov 2021
Second reading debate 01 Dec 2021
Second reading agreed to 01 Dec 2021
Consideration in detail debate 01 Dec 2021
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2021
Introduced and read a first time 02 Dec 2021
Second reading moved 02 Dec 2021
Lapsed at end of Parliament 25 Jul 2022

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives


Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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