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Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021


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Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to establish a mandatory code of conduct that applies to news media businesses and digital platform corporations when bargaining in relation to news content made available by digital platform services.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/12/20  
Second reading moved 09/12/20  
Second reading debate 17/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 17/02/21  
Consideration in detail debate 17/02/21 Amendment details: 19 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 17/02/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/02/21  
Second reading moved 22/02/21  
Second reading debate 22/02/21  
Second reading debate 23/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 23/02/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/02/21 Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/02/21  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 25/02/21 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 25/02/21  
Assent 02/03/21 Act no: 21 - Year: 2021
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PG137]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1215]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1195 revised]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1188 revised]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Centre Alliance [sheet 1199]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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  • Government [sheet PG138]

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  • Independent [sheet 1197 revised]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes