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Water Amendment (Indigenous Authority Member) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Water Resources, Drought, Rural Finance, Natural Disaster and Emergency Management

Summary

Amends the Water Act 2007 to provide for a standing Indigenous member position on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.

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 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 11/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/19  
Second reading moved 12/09/19  
Second reading debate 19/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/09/19  
Assent 02/10/19 Act no: 80 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)