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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Bill 1998


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Provides for the preservation and protection from injury or desecration of certain indigenous areas and objects of particular significance and provide for the accreditation of heritage protection regimes in force in States and Territories. Repeals the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 and makes related savings and transitional provisions; and amends the Archives Act 1983, Freedom of Information Act 1982 and Hindmarsh Island Bridge Act 1997 in relation to disclosure of confidential indigenous information.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/98  
Second reading moved 12/11/98  
Second reading agreed to 11/02/99  
Third reading agreed to 11/02/99  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/99  
Second reading moved 15/02/99  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/99  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/99 Amendment details: 1 Government and 172 Opposition/Australian Democrats agreed to and 6 clauses negatived
Third reading agreed to 26/11/99  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 09/12/99 Details: House agreed to 20 and disagreed to 159 Senate amendments, and made 2 Government amendments
     
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 09/12/99  
     

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • Government 1

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  • Government 2

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  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes