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Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Jobs and Innovation

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to insert an entitlement in the National Employment Standards to five days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave in a 12-month period.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/09/18  
Second reading moved 13/09/18  
Second reading debate 29/11/18  
Second reading debate 03/12/18  
Second reading debate 04/12/18  
Second reading agreed to 04/12/18  
Consideration in detail debate 04/12/18  
Third reading agreed to 04/12/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/12/18  
Second reading moved 05/12/18  
Second reading debate 06/12/18  
Second reading agreed to 06/12/18  
Third reading agreed to 06/12/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 06/12/18  
Assent 11/12/18 Act no: 169 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
O'CONNOR, Brendan, MP

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes