Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the: National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 to require national broadband network corporations to provide emergency service organisations with access in certain circumstances to towers and associated sites and facilities; and Telecommunications Act 1997 to enable the Minister for Communications to specify temporary towers as low-impact facilities in certain circumstances.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Jun 2018
Second reading moved 25 Jun 2018
Second reading debate 13 Aug 2018
Second reading agreed to 13 Aug 2018
Committee of the Whole debate 28 Nov 2018
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
03 Dec 2018
Third reading agreed to 03 Dec 2018
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2018
Second reading moved 14 Feb 2019
Second reading debate 14 Feb 2019
Second reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
Consideration in detail debate 14 Feb 2019
Third reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
Finally passed both Houses 14 Feb 2019
Assent
  • Act no: 6
  • Year: 2019
01 Mar 2019

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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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