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Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Establishes Health Workforce Australia as an independent statutory body to implement Council of Australian Governments (COAG) health workforce initiatives agreed to in November 2008 including funding, planning and coordinating clinical training, supporting clinical training supervision and health workforce research and planning, funding simulation training, and providing advice to Health Ministers. Also contains a regulation making power.

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 13/05/09  
Second reading moved 13/05/09  
Referred to Main Committee 25/05/09  
Second reading debate 26/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/05/09  
Reported from Main Committee 27/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 18/06/09  
Second reading debate 24/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/09 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/06/09  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 24/06/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/09  
Assent 22/07/09 Act no.: 72 of 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 5836]
CORMANN, Sen Mathias

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/05/2009): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (16/06/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )