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


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
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.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/19  
Second reading moved 14/02/19  
Second reading debate 03/04/19  
Lapsed at dissolution 11/04/19  
     

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