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Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2018


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Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2017



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Introduced with the Migration (Skilling Australians Fund) Charges Bill 2017, the bill amends the Migration Act 1958 to: provide for the collection of the nomination training contribution charge; enable nominations to be accepted from persons who have applied to be an approved sponsor or have entered into negotiations for a work agreement; enable the minister to determine the manner in which labour market testing for a nominated position must be undertaken and the kinds of evidence that must accompany a nomination; and make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2017.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/10/17  
Second reading moved 18/10/17  
Second reading debate 07/02/18  
Second reading debate 08/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 08/02/18  
Consideration in detail debate 08/02/18 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Consideration in detail debate 12/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 12/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/18  
Second reading moved 13/02/18  
Second reading debate 15/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/02/18 Amendment details: 2 Opposition agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 08/05/18 Amendment details: 2 Centre Alliance agreed to
Third reading agreed to 08/05/18  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 09/05/18 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 09/05/18  
Assent 22/05/18 Act no: 38 - Year: 2018
     

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 ZA452]

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  • Non-Government
NEUMANN, Shayne, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8387]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Independent [sheet 8381]
ANNING, Sen Fraser

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8394]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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  • Opposition [sheet 8372]
CAMERON, Sen Doug

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes