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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment and Water Resources

Summary

Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Also provides for: a periodic outlook report; development of zoning plans for the Marine Park; and replaces the Great Barrier Reef Consultative Committee with a non-statutory advisory board.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/03/07  
Second reading moved 28/03/07  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/07  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/06/07  
Second reading moved 12/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/07  
     
Assent 28/06/07 Act no.: 106 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
GARRETT, Peter, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5305]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5275]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Opposition [sheet 5254 revised]
MCLUCAS, Sen Jan

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes