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  • Date
    15 Feb 2024 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to implement the outcomes of the Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review;
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to clarify the validity of vessel safety certificates when a disconnectable facility transitions between the maritime and offshore petroleum regimes;
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    to: ensure that an approval of taking actions in accordance with a policy, plan or program remains effective following amendments to environmental regulations; enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to specify the timeframe for a person to comply with a remedial direction; clarify the spatial extent of an eligible greenhouse gas storage formation; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Modern Slavery Act 2018
    to establish the Australian Anti-Slavery Commissioner as an independent statutory office holder within the Attorney-General’s portfolio to provide an independent mechanism for victims and survivors, business and civil society to engage on issues and strategies to address modern slavery. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    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 Jun 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister and Cabinet 
    Summary
    Responding to certain recommendations of the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service (the Thodey Review), the bill amends the
    Public Service Act 1999
    to: include a new Australian Public Service (APS) Value of ‘Stewardship’; require the Secretaries Board to prepare an APS Purpose Statement; require agency heads to uphold and promote the APS Purpose Statement; provide that ministers must not direct agency heads on individual employment matters; require agency heads to put in place measures to enable decision-making to occur at the lowest appropriate classification; require regular capability reviews; require the Secretaries Board to request and publish regular long-term insights reports; require agencies to publish annual APS Employee Census results and respond to relevant findings through an action plan; and remove the requirement to seek the APS Commissioner’s consent to delegate powers and functions to Australian Defence Force members. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Mar 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Proposes an alteration to the Constitution to recognise First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to make representations to the Parliament and the Executive Government of the Commonwealth on matters relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. [
    The bill was passed by an absolute majority of each House of the Parliament. The proposal was not approved at the subsequent referendum on 14 October 2023
    .] 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Proposes to alter the Constitution to recognise local government by stating that the Commonwealth can grant financial assistance to local government, including assistance for community and other services. [
    The bill was passed by an absolute majority of each House of the Parliament. The proposal did not proceed to a referendum
    .] 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Aug 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister's portfolio 
    Summary
    Proposes to alter the Constitution to insert a preamble. [
    The bill was passed by an absolute majority of each House of the Parliament. The proposal was not approved at the subsequent referendum
    .] 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    10 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Passed Both Houses 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 
    Summary
    Proposes to alter the Constitution to establish the Commonwealth of Australia as a republic with a President chosen by a two-thirds majority of the members of the Commonwealth Parliament. [
    The bill was passed by an absolute majority of each House of the Parliament. The proposal was not approved at the subsequent referendum
    .] 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
    POCOCK, Sen David 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013
    to expand the functions of the Asbestos and Silica Safety and Eradication Agency in relation to silica safety and silica-related diseases. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
    POCOCK, Sen David 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to implement presumptive liability provisions for first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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