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Office for Regional Australia Bill 2019


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
MCGOWAN, Cathy, MP

Summary

Establishes the Office for Regional Australia as a statutory agency to support regional policy development and provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the office; requires the minister to table a statement at least once every five years in relation to the government's regional policy; and provides for the establishment of a Parliamentary Joint Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation to provide parliamentary oversight of the office.

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 18/02/19  
Second reading moved 18/02/19  
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
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (28/03/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 2 of 2019