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Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs

Summary

The bill: provides a general recognition of veterans and their families; sets out the Australian Defence Force Covenant; provides statements that veterans’ affairs portfolio legislation will be interpreted with a beneficial intention and that the Commonwealth is committed to working cooperatively with veterans, their families and ex-service organisations to address issues facing veterans; and provides that the Commonwealth may issue pins, cards and other artefacts to veterans and their family members.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 29/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 29/07/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/07/19 Amendment details: 3 Jacqui Lambie Network agreed to
Third reading agreed to 29/07/19  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/07/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8718 revised]
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes