Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
The Bill would prohibit the Commonwealth government or its agencies from funding the refurbishment, building or purchase, or assisting in the transfer of ownership, of a coal-fired power station.
The Bill would amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to make it an offence to supply or offer commercial goods to a consumer that include Indigenous cultural expression unless supplied by, or in accordance with a transparent arrangement with, an Indigenous artist or relevant Indigenous community.
An inquiry into the effects of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment.
An inquiry into the adequacy of Commonwealth laws and frameworks
covering the disclosure and reporting of sensitive and classified information.
The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 to repeal the medical transfer provisions inserted by the Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2019.
An inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy.
The committee will inquire and report on matters relating to the responsibilities for Commonwealth, state and territory governments arising out of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
The RBA Governor’s appearance before the committee at biannual public hearings are an important element of the Bank’s accountability framework. The details of the framework are set out in the Statement on the Conduct of Monetary Policy agreed between the Treasurer and the RBA Governor.
In addition, the committee has the power, under Standing Order 215(c), to inquire into the annual reports of departments and authorities within its areas of responsibility, as set out in the schedule presented by the Speaker.
On 29 July 2019 the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on all aspects of the conduct of the 2019 Federal election and matters related thereto.
An inquiry into the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the performance of nbn co.
The Committee will inquire into and report on supporting Australia's exports and attracting investment.
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2019.
These are re-introduced Bills. The Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching services) Bill 2018 lapsed upon this year's election. At this time the Committee's review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching services) Bill 2018 also lapsed.
Pursuant to Clause 8 of Schedule 1 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 the Committee has accepted evidence to its review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching services) Bill 2019 all evidence including submissions and transcripts taken for the Committee's review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching services) Bill 2018 can be found here.
This inquiry was referred on 4 July 2019 by the Attorney-General pursuant to subparagraph 29(1)(b)(ia) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001. The inquiry is to report by 28 November 2019 on the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.
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