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Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 to prohibit certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas; Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 to permit the transportation of pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area; Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 to repeal permit system amendments providing public access to certain Aboriginal land; and Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 to enable community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.

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 21/02/08  
Second reading moved 21/02/08  
Second reading debate 19/03/08  
Second reading debate 20/03/08  
Second reading debate 01/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 02/09/08  
Consideration in detail debate 02/09/08 Amendment details: 25 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/09/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/09/08  
Second reading moved 04/09/08  
Second reading debate 17/09/08  
Second reading debate 27/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/11/08 Amendment details: 11 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 27/11/08  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 01/12/08  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PF492]

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  • Non-Government
ABBOTT, Tony, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5555]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Opposition [sheet 5566 revised]
SCULLION, Sen Nigel

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2008): Senate Community Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (15/05/2008)