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National Health Reform Amendment (Administrator and National Health Funding Body) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Introduced with the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health Reform) Bill 2012, the bill amends the National Health Reform Act 2011 to: establish the statutory office of Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool and sets out the appointment, functions, powers and obligations of the administrator; and establish the National Health Funding Body as a statutory body to support the functions of the administrator and provide for: the terms and conditions of employment; functions and powers of the chief executive officer; staff and consultants; an annual reporting requirement; and protection of patient confidentiality.

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 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 24/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 24/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 24/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 31/05/12 Amendment details: 21 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 31/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 25/06/12 Act no.: 62 - Year: 2012
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BX220]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )