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  • Date
    03 Apr 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    GRIFF, Sen Stirling 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987
    to require accredited assisted reproductive technology (ART) centres to provide certain statistical information to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and require the AIHW to publish this statistical information and a list of non-complying accredited ART centres. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    02 Apr 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    GRIFF, Sen Stirling 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to: require Commonwealth-subsidised residential aged care providers to provide certain information in relation to the number of falls and medication errors experienced by care recipients; and require the publication of certain information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    02 Apr 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    ANNING, Sen Fraser 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to remove the means test for the age pension. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation 
    Summary
    Implements certain recommendations of the
    Report of the Review of Australia's Sports Integrity Arrangements
    (the Wood review) by amending the:
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    and
    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
    to abolish the Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel; and
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    to: extend statutory protection against civil actions to national sporting organisations and their staff in the exercise of anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) functions; extend the current protection that allows an entrusted person to resist production of protected information to a court or tribunal to any person in possession of protected information; change the statutory threshold at which the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority CEO may issue a disclosure notice from 'reasonably believes' (that a person has information, documents or things that may be relevant to administration of the national anti-doping scheme) to 'reasonably suspects'; allow a person entitled to inspect or view a document produced pursuant to a disclosure notice to do so only at such times and places as the CEO thinks appropriate; increase the penalty for non-compliance with a disclosure notice from 30 to 60 penalty units; and provide that a person is not excused from complying with the requirement to answer a question, give information or provide a document or thing on the grounds that doing so may incriminate them or expose them to a penalty. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HINCH, Sen Derryn 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Act 1975
    to require that agreements between the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and community groups include consideration of the protection and conservation of dugongs and turtles; Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Regulations 1983 to: update the rules governing the accreditation and funding process for traditional use of marine resource agreements; and to require traditional owners to describe the methods by which harvesting of protected species is to occur;
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    and
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Act 1975
    to increase penalties for aggravated offences in relation to protection of listed marine species; and
    Australian Border Force Act 2015
    ,
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    and
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
    to require Commonwealth agencies that are responsible for enforcing offence provisions under environment legislation to report on actions they have taken in respect of dugongs and turtles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    MCGRATH, Sen James 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to remove the compulsory student services and amenities fee levied on all higher education students. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    PATRICK, Sen Rex 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of cotton grown in Australia three years from the day the provisions of the bill commence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HANSON, Sen Pauline 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973
    to require photographic identification on all Medicare cards to reduce fraudulent usage of Medicare cards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Establishes a commission of inquiry, with the same powers as a royal commission, to inquire into the management of the Murray-Darling Basin water resources and related matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010
    to expedite the mandated review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of the
    Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018
    , by requiring that it be conducted before the end of the 18 month period beginning on the day the Act received Royal Assent; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to extend the definition of 'interception agency' to include the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity, the Independent Commission Against Corruption of New South Wales, the New South Wales Crime Commission, the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission of New South Wales, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission of Victoria, the Crime and Corruption Commission of Queensland, the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (SA) and the Corruption and Crime Commission (WA). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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