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  • Date
    29 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    In response to the High Court’s judgments in
    Alexander v Minister for Home Affairs
    [2022] HCA 19 and
    Benbrika v Minister for Home Affairs
    [2023] HCA 33, the bill amends the:
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    to remove certain invalid provisions and enable the minister to make an application to request that a court exercise its power to make an order to cease a dual citizen’s Australian citizenship, where the person has been convicted of a serious offence or offences;
    Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010
    and
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    to provide for reviews; and
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Further to the
    Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions) Act 2023
    , which responded to the High Court’s judgement in
    NZYQ v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs & Anor
    (S28/2023), the bill amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: provide for additional conditions to be placed on bridging visas granted to non-citizens released from immigration detention; and clarify the authority for the collection and use of information gathered by an electronic monitoring device. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    and
    Migration Regulations 1994
    in response to the High Court’s judgement in
    NZYQ v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs & Anor
    (S28/2023) to provide for certain conditions to be placed on bridging visas granted to non-citizens released from immigration detention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to regularise and validate the administrative processes of the Australian Financial Security Authority and its predecessors in relation to determining when a statement of affairs is taken to have been filed for the purposes of a debtor’s petition or as required in relation to a sequestration order; and
    Bankruptcy Regulations 2021
    to align the dates that the Official Receiver is required to enter in the National Personal Insolvency Index with the amendments to the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Crimes Act 1914
    to clarify the Attorney-General’s duty to make, or refuse to make, a parole order after the non-parole period has ended;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    ,
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    to enhance import controls on substances that are commonly used as illicit drugs and precursors but which also have legitimate uses in industry (dual-use substances). Also validates things done in reliance on certain authorisations or determinations by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Nov 2023 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021
    to provide a judge of Division 2 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) with the same protection and immunity as a judge of Division 1 of the FCFCOA; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    19 Oct 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Establishes the Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee to provide advice related to the Commonwealth Government’s policies, programs and responsibilities for enhancing economic inclusion and participation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    19 Oct 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    in relation to the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme by amending the requirements for qualification of committee members, clarifying that references to a practitioner include a practitioner who is not currently registered, clarifying the requirements for a person under review notifying a committee that they are unable to attend a hearing due to medical reasons, and enabling the Director to extend the 12-month review period in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Oct 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide eligible social security pensioners over age pension age, and certain veterans’ entitlement recipients over qualifying age, with a $4,000 work bonus concession balance on commencement and a permanent increase to the maximum concession balance they can accrue;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to enable eligible social security recipients, including recipients who take up full-time work, to access an extended employment income nil rate period of 24 weeks; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Sep 2023 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Disability Services and Inclusion Bill 2023, the bill: repeals the
    Disability Services Act 1986
    ; and makes consequential amendments to 14 Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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