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  • Date
    07 Dec 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2023, the bill: abolishes the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by repealing the
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    ; and makes amendments to 138 Acts consequential on the establishment of the Administrative Review Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Consequential on the Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2023 and Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 2) Bill 2023, the bill amends 110 Acts to update certain references. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Dec 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions No. 1) Bill 2023, the bill establishes the Administrative Review Tribunal as a replacement for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Also re-establishes the Administrative Review Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the parliamentary departments, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2023-2024

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2023-2024

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Finance 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2023-2024

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Corporations Act 2001
    ,
    Judiciary Act 1903
    ,
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to confer jurisdiction on the Federal Court of Australia to hear and determine a range of summary and indictable offences relating to conduct within the remit of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission;
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to enable the Sheriff of the Federal Court to require a state or territory jury official to prepare and provide a jury panel;
    Marriage Act 1961
    to make technical amendments in relation to the Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants Program and the notice of intended marriage; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    ,
    Native Title Act 1993
    ,
    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021
    and
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Sep 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    ALLMAN-PAYNE, Sen Penny 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Education Act 2013
    to: redefine the Commonwealth share of funding for a government school to 25%; and introduce an obligation on the minister to be satisfied when determining the Commonwealth share that it is consistent with the objective that every school-aged child in Australia has access to a fully-funded government school. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    10 Feb 2020 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Sponsor
    HANSON, Sen Pauline 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008
    to require the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority to ensure that school education provides a balanced presentation of opposing views on political, historical and scientific issues; and
    Australian Education Act 2013
    to make financial assistance to a state or territory conditional on the state or territory having certain laws in force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before House of Representatives 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    to insert a modified ‘equal access’ cost protection provision in relation to federal unlawful discrimination court proceedings; and
    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021
    and
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

What is a bill?

A bill is a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law. A bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.