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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2011


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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2010



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Introduced with the National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2010, the bill amends the: Telecommunications Act 1997 and Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: support the rollout of NBN-consistent fibre-to-the-premises networks in new real estate developments; place certain obligations on the supply of wholesale services by an NBN corporation; and require carriers (other than NBN corporations) operating certain superfast broadband networks to offer a wholesale Layer 2 ethernet bitstream service; and Telecommunications Act 1997 in relation to infringement notices.

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 25/11/10  
Second reading moved 25/11/10  
Second reading debate 09/02/11  
Second reading debate 28/02/11  
Second reading debate 01/03/11  
Consideration in detail debate 01/03/11 Amendment details: 2 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/03/11  
Second reading moved 02/03/11  
Second reading debate 21/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/03/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/03/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/03/11 Amendment details: 35 Government [4 as amended by 15 Australian Greens-Independent (Xenophon)], 1 Australian Greens and 24 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 25/03/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 28/03/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28/03/11  
Assent 12/04/11 Act no.: 23 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Non-Government
TURNBULL, Malcolm, MP

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  • Non-Government
HARTSUYKER, Luke, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7065]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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  • Australian Greens/Independent [sheet 7060]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Australian Greens/Independent [sheet 7061]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Australian Greens/Independent [sheet 7063]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Australian Greens/Independent [sheet 7064]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Government [sheet BR282]

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  • Independent [sheet 7038]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Opposition [sheet 7066]
JOYCE, Sen Barnaby

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  • Opposition [sheet 7048 Revised]
BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (10/02/2011): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (17/03/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )