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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications Act 1997 to require developers to install fibre-ready infrastructure in new developments and ensure that any fixed line facilities installed in a development must be fibre-ready.

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 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 04/07/11  
Second reading debate 05/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 05/07/11  
Third reading agreed to 05/07/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06/07/11  
Second reading moved 06/07/11  
Second reading debate 24/08/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/08/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/08/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/09/11  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/09/11  
Assent 26/09/11 Act no.: 107 - Year: 2011
     

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

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
TURNBULL, Malcolm, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7133]
BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (10/05/2011): Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network
  • Committee report (04/07/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )