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Future Drought Fund Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Future Drought Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018, the bill uses uncommitted funds from the Building Australia Fund to establish the Future Drought Fund (comprised of the Future Drought Fund Special Account and the investments of the Future Drought Fund) as a dedicated investment vehicle to provide a secure revenue stream to be used for drought resilience, preparedness and response.

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 28/11/18  
Second reading moved 28/11/18  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/12/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 15 of 2018
  • Referred to Committee (06/12/2018): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Report due 08/02/2019