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Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Establishes a national paid parental leave scheme to enable eligible primary carers to receive 18 weeks’ paid parental leave at the national minimum wage from 1 January 2011.

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 12/05/10  
Second reading moved 12/05/10  
Second reading debate 27/05/10  
Second reading debate 31/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 01/06/10  
Consideration in detail debate 01/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 01/06/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/10  
Second reading moved 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 16/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/10 Amendment details: 1 Government and 6 Opposition agreed to
Requests details: 4 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 17/06/10 Amendment details: 2 Government and 14 Opposition agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 17/06/10 Details: House made Senate requested amendments
     
Senate
Third reading agreed to 17/06/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 17/06/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments nos 1, 15 and 23 and disagreed to nos 2 to 14 and 16 to 22
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 21/06/10 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments disagreed to by the House
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/06/10  
Assent 14/07/10 Act no.: 104 of 2010
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 6111]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Family First Party [sheet 6112 revised]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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  • Government [sheet AF249]

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  • Opposition [sheet 6134]
FIFIELD, Sen Mitch

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedules of the requests by the Senate for amendments and the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (13/05/2010): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (03/06/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )