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Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends: the Fair Work Act 2009 to: enable states to refer matters to the Commonwealth to provide for the establishment of a uniform national workplace relations system for the private sector; enable states to choose the extent to which the Act applies to the public sector; and make consequential and minor amendments; the proposed Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009 and Fair Work Act 2009 to: transition Victorian employers and employees to the workplace relations system created by the Fair Work Act; and establish a framework for making state reference public sector modern awards; and 67 Acts to make transitional and consequential amendments. Also enables further transitional and consequential arrangements to be made by regulation.

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 27/05/09  
Second reading moved 27/05/09  
Second reading debate 02/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 02/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 02/06/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 15/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17/06/09  
Assent 25/06/09 Act no.: 54 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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes