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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987 to implement certain recommendations of the Independent Review of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) by: replacing the representative-based structure of the AIHW board with a skills-based board comprised of members from a range of different fields; providing for board members to be appointed by the minister rather than the Governor-General; providing for members to be appointed for terms of up to five years; specifying employment conditions and administrative arrangements in relation to the membership and operation of the board; and making transitional arrangements.

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 28/03/18  
Second reading moved 28/03/18  
Second reading debate 25/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/18  
Second reading moved 25/06/18  
Second reading debate 12/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 12/09/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/09/18 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/09/18  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/09/18 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/09/18  
Assent 21/09/18 Act no: 105 - Year: 2018
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet GR130]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (08/05/2018): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 6 of 2018
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (09/05/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 6 of 2018
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)