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Safe Work Australia Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Introduced with the Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008, the bill establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/09/08  
Second reading moved 04/09/08  
Second reading debate 18/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 22/09/08  
Third reading agreed to 22/09/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/09/08  
Second reading moved 23/09/08  
Second reading debate 13/10/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/10/08 Amendment details: 8 Opposition, 3 Independent (Xenophon) and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 14/10/08 Amendment details: 7 Opposition and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/10/08  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 20/10/08 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 10/11/08 Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 11/11/08 Details: House insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by Senate
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 04/12/08 Details: Senate again insisted on its amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/12/08 Details: Bill to be laid aside
Laid aside 04/12/08  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5593]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Independent [sheet 5612]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Opposition [sheet 5611]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes