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National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013


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National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012



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

Summary

Establishes a framework for the National Disability Insurance Scheme by: setting out the objects and principles of the scheme, including people with disability being given choice and control over the care and support they receive, and giving effect to certain obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; providing for the establishment and functions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency, including implementing the scheme from July 2013; and providing for a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period.

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 29/11/12  
Second reading moved 29/11/12  
Second reading debate 06/02/13  
Second reading debate 07/02/13  
Second reading debate 11/02/13  
Second reading debate 12/02/13  
Second reading debate 13/02/13  
Second reading debate 14/02/13  
Second reading debate 12/03/13  
Second reading debate 13/03/13  
Second reading debate 14/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 14/03/13  
Consideration in detail debate 14/03/13 Amendment details: 77 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/03/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/13  
Second reading moved 18/03/13  
Second reading debate 18/03/13  
Second reading debate 19/03/13  
Second reading debate 20/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/13  
Committee of the Whole debate 20/03/13 Amendment details: 16 Government and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 20/03/13  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 21/03/13  
Consideration of Senate message 21/03/13 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/03/13  
Assent 28/03/13 Act no.: 20 of 2013
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BP268]

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  • Non-Government
ANDREWS, Kevin, MP

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  • Opposition
WILKIE, Andrew, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7357]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7356]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Government [sheet CT200]

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  • Independent [sheet 7362]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Opposition [sheet 7361]
FIFIELD, Sen Mitch

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (13/03/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )