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Dairy Industry (Drinking Milk) Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dairy Industry (Drinking Milk) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Mr Katter)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to enable dairy farmers to obtain a fair price from processors for drinking milk, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4............ Dairy regions...................................................................................... 2

5............ Administration of Act......................................................................... 3

Part 2—Dairy representative bodies                                                                           4

6............ Registration of dairy representatives................................................... 4

7............ Eligibility for registration.................................................................... 4

8............ Length of registration.......................................................................... 5

9............ Active representatives......................................................................... 6

Part 3—Establishment of minimum price                                                                7

10.......... FWA to set minimum price in the form of a modern award................ 7

Part 4—Collective bargaining under the Fair Work Act 2009                   9

11.......... Agreement between dairy farmers and a processor may be effected as an enterprise agreement              9

Part 5—Collective negotiation outside the Fair Work Act 2009              10

12.......... Collective negotiations—exemption from the Competition and Consumer Act 2010                10

 



A Bill for an Act to enable dairy farmers to obtain a fair price from processors for drinking milk, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: