The Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committees cover the following portfolios: Attorney-General and Home Affairs.
The bill would amend the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to change the requirements to become an Australian citizen and other key provisions.
The bills would bring the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia together into an overarching, unified administrative structure to be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, and make consequential amendments.
The bills are part of a suite of bills that would make various amendments intended to strengthen free speech in Commonwealth law.
The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 to enable the Minister to specify groups of visa applicants who are required to provide one or more personal identifiers to make a valid application.
The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 to provide grounds to consider visa cancellation or refusal where a non-citizen has been convicted of a designated offence.
The intent of the bills is to create a nationally coordinated integrity framework, with an emphasis on prevention, supported by strong powers of investigation to enable criminal charges or other actions in response to cases of corruption.
This bill seeks to amend the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to remove the capacity of bodies established for religious purposes that provide education to directly discriminate against students on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.
An inquiry into the effectiveness of the current temporary skilled visa system in targeting genuine skills shortages.
The practice of dowry and the incidence of dowry abuse in Australia.
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