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Safe Work Australia Bill 2008 [No. 2]


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

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 13/05/09  
Second reading moved 13/05/09  
Second reading debate 12/08/09  
Second reading agreed to 12/08/09  
Third reading agreed to 12/08/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/08/09  
Second reading moved 13/08/09  
Second reading debate 07/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 07/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 07/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 07/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 07/09/09  
Assent 18/09/09 Act no.: 84 - Year: 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
  • Independent [sheet 5882]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes