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Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science

Summary

Introduced with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016, the bill establishes the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and a Board of the Facility to make investment decisions for the facility; and provides up to $5 billion in concessional finance over five years to provide financial assistance to state and territory governments to develop economic infrastructure in the Northern Territory and northern parts of Western Australia and Queensland.

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 17/03/16  
Second reading moved 17/03/16  
Lapsed at prorogation 15/04/16  
Second reading debate 19/04/16 Bill resumed at point of interruption
Second reading agreed to 19/04/16  
Third reading agreed to 19/04/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/04/16  
Second reading moved 19/04/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/03/2016): Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia; Committee report (14/04/2016)
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