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Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011

Originating house
House of Representatives
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research


Further to the package of bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes a framework for the Steel Transformation Plan comprising of a $300 million entitlement program for the Australian steel manufacturing industry over four years from the 2012-13 financial year. Also provides for: the minister to approve competitiveness assistance advances up to the value of $164 million in the 2011 12 financial year; administrative details relating to the plan to be included in a legislative instrument; and a monitoring regime.

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 13/09/11  
Second reading moved 13/09/11  
Second reading debate 14/09/11  
Second reading debate 15/09/11  
Second reading debate 19/09/11  
Second reading debate 20/09/11  
Second reading debate 21/09/11  
Second reading debate 11/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/10/11  
Consideration in detail debate 11/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 12/10/11  
Introduced and read a first time 31/10/11  
Second reading moved 31/10/11  
Second reading debate 08/11/11  
Second reading debate 09/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 09/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 09/11/11  
Text of bill as passed both Houses 09/11/11  
Assent 18/11/11 Act no.: 133 - Year: 2011

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (14/09/2011): Joint Select Commitee on Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation
  • Committee report (07/10/2011)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)