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Airports Amendment Bill 2018


Previous citations:

Airports Amendment Bill 2016



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport

Summary

Amends the Airports Act 1996 to: implement a differential master plan submission cycle for federal leased airports (excluding Mount Isa and Tennant Creek); mandate the inclusion of an Australian Noise Exposure Forecast in each new master plan; increase the monetary trigger for major development plans (MDPs) from $20 million to $35 million and enable the minister to review and revise the monetary trigger every three years; specify a 15 business day statutory timeframe within which the minister must consider applications from airport-lessee companies for reduced consultation periods for MDPs, with such applications deemed approved if there is no ministerial decision within this timeframe; enable the minister to extend more than once the period that approved MDPs are required to be substantially completed; enable airport-lessee companies to notify the minister if an approved MDP is not able to proceed on the basis of exceptional circumstances; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/12/16  
Second reading moved 01/12/16  
Second reading debate 27/06/18  
Second reading debate 28/06/18  
Second reading debate 13/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 13/08/18  
Consideration in detail debate 13/08/18 Amendment details: 2 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/08/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/08/18  
Second reading moved 15/08/18  
Second reading debate 12/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 12/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 12/09/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/09/18  
Assent 21/09/18 Act no: 107 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet JC524]

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  • Non-Government
ALBANESE, Anthony, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes