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  • Date
    26 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Office of the National Commissioner for Children and Young People; provides for a national code for the protection of children; and provides for a probity check on all persons undertaking child-related employment or volunteer work. Also includes reporting requirements and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill

  • Date
    15 Oct 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CLARE, Jason, MP 
    Summary
    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 establishment of an accredited trade advisers program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Oct 2018 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CARR, Sen Kim 
    Summary
    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 establishment of an accredited trade advisers program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to abolish the age restriction to enable all adoptive parents access to the baby bonus scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    05 Sep 2017 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEYONHJELM, Sen David 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    to remove goods and services tax from the supply of electricity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOURNE, Vicki 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    in relation to the provision of online and multichannelling services; and
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to enable the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation to provide unrestricted multichannelling services. 

    Bill

  • Date
    28 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    to abolish the current age limit of 70 years for the payment of the superannuation guarantee. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Aug 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ORGAN, Michael 
    Summary
    The bill: abolishes the entitlement of former members of Parliament to severance travel and to a Life Gold Pass; provides for limited travel and other entitlements in certain circumstances; and provides for the transfer of certain frequent flyer points to the Commonwealth upon a member’s death or retirement. Repeals the
    Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002
    and contains transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2014 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to: clarify the purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Account; provide for excess returns from Land Account investments to be equally shared between the Account and the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC); provide that the minister may have regard to advice provided by the ILC about its financial requirements; provide for parliamentary review of any proposed changes to the ILC and the Land Account; provide for the establishment of a Nomination Committee to make recommendations about appointments to the ILC Board; require the ILC Board to establish a Risk and Audit Management Committee; limit the tenure and reappointments of directors; require the chair and directors to disclose all pecuniary interests; and require the ILC Board to determine a code of conduct. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs portfolio 

    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.