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Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science

Summary

Introduced with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016, the bill establishes the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and a Board of the Facility to make investment decisions for the facility; and provides up to $5 billion in concessional finance over five years to provide financial assistance to state and territory governments to develop economic infrastructure in the Northern Territory and northern parts of Western Australia and Queensland.

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 17/03/16  
Second reading moved 17/03/16  
Lapsed at prorogation 15/04/16  
Second reading debate 19/04/16 Bill resumed at point of interruption
Second reading agreed to 19/04/16  
Third reading agreed to 19/04/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/04/16  
Second reading moved 19/04/16  
Second reading debate 02/05/16  
Second reading agreed to 02/05/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/05/16 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/05/16  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 03/05/16 Details: House disagreed to Senate purported amendments and agreed to 3 Government amendments in place thereof
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 03/05/16 Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 03/05/16  
Assent 04/05/16 Act no: 41 - Year: 2016
     

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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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet GX129]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7907]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Government [sheet GX128]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed and the amendments made by the House of Representatives in place of the Senate amendments disagreed to

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/03/2016): Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia; Committee report (14/04/2016)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)