• Coalition and Labor asylum policies - how do they compare? Posted 28/02/2014 by Janet Phillips Ken Hodge [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons In response to a rise in the number of asylum seekers arriving by boat in Australia, both Coalition and Labor governments have been under increasing pressure for many years
    Date: 28/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3032435 - Source: FlagPost - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 28 FEBRUARY 2014 A comparison of Coalition and Labor government asylum policies in Australia since 2001 Janet Phillips Social Policy Section Executive summary • There has been a significant rise in the number of unauthorised boat arrivals in Australian waters since 2008, placing increasing pressure on
    Date: 28/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3024333 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet

  • Governor-General's salary Posted 27/02/2014 by Cathy Madden Ajayvius/ Wikimedia Commons Since 1974 the Parliament has approved the salary for each incoming Governor-General, as the level is set through amendment of the Governor-General Act 1974. Section 3 of the Constitution provides that ‘the salary of a Governor-General shall not be altered
    Date: 27/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3024275 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MADDEN, Catherine

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 45, 2013-14 25 FEBRUARY 2014 Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 2) 2013-2014 Tarek Dale Economics
    Date: 25/02/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3018865 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: DALE, Tarek

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 18 FEBRUARY 2014 Foreign investment in Australian agriculture Kali Sanyal Economics Executive summary • Investment in agriculture in Australia has attracted a good deal of public debate. This paper aims to provide some wider context for that debate. • Part 1 of the paper describes foreign
    Date: 18/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3006295 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: SANYAL, Kali

  • Women-in-Australian-parliaments Posted 17/02/2014 by Joy McCann By User:JimOwensPMP (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons A Parliamentary Library publication, Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921 ̶ 2013 written by Janet Wilson and David Black, has been updated to include women elected to federal, state and territory parliaments to 31 December 2013. Part
    Date: 17/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3007936 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MCCANN, Joy

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 UPDATED 14 FEBRUARY 2014 Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921-2013 Janet Wilson, Politics and Public Administration Section David Black, Parliament of Western Australia Contents Introduction ..................................................................................................... 3 Part 1: Women members of Australian Parliaments 1921-2013 by jurisdiction ... 4 Commonwealth: House of Representatives ............................................................ 4 Commonwealth: Senate
    Date: 14/02/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/7N3T6 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: BLACK, David - WILSO...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 40, 2013-14 12 FEBRUARY 2014 Tax Bonus for Working Australians Repeal Bill 2013 Bernard Pulle
    Date: 12/02/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/2981749 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: PULLE, Bernard - GOB...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 42, 2013-14 11 FEBRUARY 2014 Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013 Leah
    Date: 11/02/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/2993013 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: FERRIS, Leah - KNOWL...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 41, 2013-14 10 FEBRUARY 2014 Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia's Protection Obligations) Bill 2013
    Date: 10/02/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/2990767 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  • January 29, 2014 Australia tops the charts... in tax deductions By Hannah Gobbett Image source: Wikimedia Commons In the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s recently released ‘Reforming Tax Expenditures in Italy: What, Why, and How?’, Australia was found to forgo more revenue as a proportion of GDP than all other OECD
    Date: 29/01/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2968584 - Source: FlagPost - Author: GOBBETT, Hannah

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 35, 2013-14 28 JANUARY 2014 Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 Amanda Biggs Social
    Date: 28/01/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/2966813 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: BIGGS, Amanda

  • January 28, 2014 High Speed Rail for Australia - a fast track to the future or just the same old pipe dream? By Moira Coombs Image Source: Wikimedia Commons High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2013 High Speed Rail (HSR) has been talked about for many years in Australia but
    Date: 28/01/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2966693 - Source: FlagPost - Author: COOMBS, Moira

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 23 JANUARY 2014 Boat arrivals in Australia: a quick guide to the statistics Janet Phillips Social Policy This quick guide provides statistics on the number of asylum seekers that have arrived by boat in Australia since 1976 when the first wave of boats carrying people seeking
    Date: 23/01/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2958111 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 10 JANUARY 2014 The US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and interaction with G20 initiatives: a quick guide Hannah Gobbett and Bernard Pulle Economics Section Introduction The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is an American law developed to reduce offshore tax evasion and regain
    Date: 10/01/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2935245 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: GOBBETT, Hannah - PU...