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Road Safety Remuneration Bill 2012


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Road Safety Remuneration Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Introduced with the Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Bill 2012, the bill establishes the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal which will: inquire into sectors, issues and practices within the road transport industry and, where appropriate, determine mandatory minimum rates of pay and related conditions for employed and self-employed drivers; approve collective agreements between a hirer and all self-employed drivers; enable certain contractor drivers and their hirers to collectively bargain and enter into approved collective agreements; resolve disputes between drivers, their hirers or employers and participants in the road transport industry supply chain; and deal with disputes arising from the termination of a road transport contract.

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 23/11/11  
Second reading moved 23/11/11  
Second reading debate 29/02/12  
Second reading debate 01/03/12  
Second reading debate 13/03/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 15/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/03/12  
Consideration in detail debate 15/03/12  
Consideration in detail debate 19/03/12 Amendment details: 64 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 19/03/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/03/12  
Second reading moved 20/03/12  
Second reading debate 20/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/12  
Assent 16/04/12 Act no.: 46 - Year: 2012
     

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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  • Regulation impact statement

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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 BR291]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/11/2011): House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications; Committee report (01/03/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )