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Australian Renewable Energy Agency Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Resources and Energy

Summary

Introduced with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011, the bill establishes the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) as a statutory body responsible for the funding and administration of existing renewable energy funding and technology innovation projects currently administered by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Australian Solar Institute Limited, and provides for ARENA’s governance and financial arrangements.

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 12/10/11  
Second reading moved 12/10/11  
Second reading debate 01/11/11  
Referred to Main Committee 01/11/11  
Second reading debate 02/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 02/11/11  
Reported from Main Committee 02/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 02/11/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Second reading debate 09/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 09/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 09/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 09/11/11  
Assent 04/12/11 Act no.: 151 - 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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (13/10/2011): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (07/11/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )