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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2004


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 to abolish the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC); and make consequential amendments arising from its abolition, including: the transfer of ATSIC’s assets and liabilities to other agencies, the establishment of a new housing fund to be administered by Indigenous Business Australia, and modification of the role of the Office of Evaluation and Audit; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004 to: abolish regional councils from 1 July 2005; and make consequential amendments. Also contains transitional and saving provisions and makes consequential amendments to 11 other Acts.

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 27/05/04  
Second reading moved 27/05/04  
Second reading agreed to 02/06/04  
Third reading agreed to 02/06/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/04  
Second reading moved 15/06/04  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16/11/04  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • 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