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  • Date
    24 Jun 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
    to enable the Manufacturing Division to de-merge from the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union, if supported by a ballot of relevant members. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Jun 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to: introduce an additional community supply support payment for eligible supplies of pharmaceutical benefits made by approved pharmacists; freeze indexation of the general patient co-payment for 1 year and indexation of the concessional co-payments for 5 years; phase-out the $1 allowable discount that pharmacies can choose to offer to patients; and make minor technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    05 Jun 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Creative Australia Act 2023
    to establish First Nations Arts and Writing Australia within Creative Australia and expand the governance structure of Creative Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 2020
    to: prohibit the export from Australia of live sheep by sea on and after 1 May 2028; and enable the minister to make arrangements for payments or grants of financial assistance for certain activities relating to the phasing out of export of live sheep by sea. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to update the ‘assignment of Medicare benefit’ requirements for bulk billed and simplified billing services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Payment Times Reporting Act 2020
    to implement recommendations of the statutory review of the Act and make other amendments in relation to the operation of the Payment Times Reporting Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to increase the maximum rates of Commonwealth rent assistance by 10 per cent;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to increase jobseeker payment for certain recipients who have an assessed partial capacity to work due to physical, intellectual or psychiatric impairment; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to expand the circumstances in which a carer may temporarily cease providing care without losing eligibility for the carer payment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
    to: enable the disclosure of information and documents to prescribed persons; extend the operation of secondary disclosure provisions; expand the range of permissible circumstances in which a mail article may be opened and examined by Australia Post and border agencies; streamline certain administrative arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments; and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to increase penalties for causing harm, or threatening to cause harm, to a Commonwealth public official who is also a Commonwealth frontline worker. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide a legal basis for payment of advice fees from a member’s superannuation account and clarify the associated tax consequences; the
    Corporations Act 2001
    in relation to: ongoing fee renewal and consent requirements; financial services guide requirements; rules banning conflicted remuneration; and standardised consumer consent requirements for certain insurance commissions; the
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    to: align the petroleum resource rent tax general anti-avoidance provisions with the general anti-avoidance provisions in the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ; and clarify the meaning of ‘exploration for petroleum’; the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: clarify mining, quarrying or prospecting rights (MQPRs) cannot be depreciated for income tax purposes until they are used; clarify when income tax balancing adjustments occur to MQPRs; and amend the location offset and producer offset for films; 15 Acts to amend the process by which amendments to agreements with multilateral development banks are incorporated into domestic legislation; and 8 Acts to make miscellaneous and technical amendments to Treasury portfolio legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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