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Tourism Australia Bill 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tourism Australia Act 2004

 

No. 74, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to establish Tourism Australia, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                1

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4............ Extended geographical application of this Act................................... 3

Part 2—Tourism Australia                                                                                                  4

5............ Establishment..................................................................................... 4

6............ Objects................................................................................................ 4

7............ Functions............................................................................................ 5

8............ Powers................................................................................................ 7

Part 3—The Board of Directors of Tourism Australia                                       8

Division 1—The Board                                                                                                 8

9............ Establishment..................................................................................... 8

10.......... Functions............................................................................................ 8

11.......... Powers................................................................................................ 8

12.......... Membership....................................................................................... 8

13.......... Appointing members.......................................................................... 9

14.......... Qualifications for appointment.......................................................... 9

15.......... Term and basis of appointment........................................................ 10

16.......... Acting appointments........................................................................ 10

17.......... Members’ remuneration and allowances.......................................... 11

18.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 11

19.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 11

20.......... Termination of appointment............................................................ 11

21.......... Other terms and conditions.............................................................. 12

Division 2—Board procedures                                                                               13

22.......... Convening meetings.......................................................................... 13

23.......... Presiding at meetings........................................................................ 13

24.......... Quorum............................................................................................. 13

25.......... Voting at meetings............................................................................ 14

26.......... Resolutions....................................................................................... 14

27.......... Other procedural matters.................................................................. 14

Division 3—Advisory panels                                                                                   16

28.......... Advisory panels............................................................................... 16

29.......... Procedures of advisory panels etc.................................................... 16

30.......... Disclosure of interests at meetings................................................... 16

31.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 17

32.......... Other terms and conditions.............................................................. 17

Part 4—Corporate planning and accountability                                                    18

Division 1—Corporate plan and annual operational plan                         18

33.......... Corporate plan.................................................................................. 18

34.......... Matters to be covered by plan......................................................... 18

35.......... Minister’s response to corporate plan............................................. 19

36.......... Annual operational plan................................................................... 19

37.......... Minister’s response to annual operational plan............................... 20

38.......... Board to comply with corporate and annual operational plans....... 20

Division 2—Accountability                                                                                       22

39.......... Annual report................................................................................... 22

40.......... Ministerial direction......................................................................... 22

Division 3—Tourism Australia Values and Code of Conduct                24

41.......... Tourism Australia Values................................................................. 24

42.......... Tourism Australia Code of Conduct................................................ 24

Part 5—Managing Director, employees and consultants                               25

Division 1—Managing Director                                                                             25

43.......... Managing Director............................................................................ 25

44.......... Duties............................................................................................... 25

45.......... Appointment.................................................................................... 25

46.......... Term of appointment....................................................................... 25

47.......... Acting Managing Director................................................................ 26

48.......... Remuneration and allowances........................................................... 26

49.......... Outside employment........................................................................ 26

50.......... Recreation leave................................................................................ 27

51.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 27

52.......... Disclosure of interests...................................................................... 27

53.......... Termination of appointment............................................................ 27

54.......... Other terms and conditions.............................................................. 27

Division 2—Employees and consultants                                                           28

55.......... Employees........................................................................................ 28

56.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 28

Part 6—Finance                                                                                                                       29

57.......... Payments to Tourism Australia by Commonwealth........................ 29

58.......... Money of Tourism Australia........................................................... 29

59.......... Limits on contracts and leases.......................................................... 30

60.......... Liability to taxation.......................................................................... 30

61.......... Trust property................................................................................. 30

Part 7—Other matters                                                                                                         31

62.......... Delegation by Board......................................................................... 31

63.......... Delegation by Managing Director..................................................... 31

64.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 32

 



 

 

Tourism Australia Act 2004

No. 74, 2004

 

 

 

An Act to establish Tourism Australia, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 23 June 2004 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts: