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Fair Work Amendment (Respect for Emergency Services Volunteers) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to amend the definition of unlawful terms to include an objectionable emergency management term that cannot be included in an enterprise agreement that covers a designated emergency management body; and provide that certain volunteer bodies can make submissions to the Fair Work Commission in relation to enterprise agreements or workplace determinations that affect, or could affect, the volunteers of a designated emergency management body.

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 31/08/16  
Second reading moved 31/08/16  
Second reading debate 14/09/16  
Second reading debate 15/09/16  
Second reading agreed to 15/09/16  
Third reading agreed to 15/09/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/09/16  
Second reading moved 15/09/16  
Second reading debate 10/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 10/10/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 10/10/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/10/16  
Assent 12/10/16 Act no: 62 - Year: 2016
     

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 (01/09/2016): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/10/2016); Corrigendum to report (11/11/2016)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )