Bill proposes jail time for union officials abusing position

Story Published: 11 Feb 2013

UNION officials found to be using their position to gain an illegal financial advantage should be subject to up to five...

Bill, Finance, Jail, Tony Abbott, Unions

AEU says education bill lacks detail

Story Published: 18 Feb 2013

ALL levels of government need to pay more than just lip service to the urgent need for school funding reform, the...

Australian Education Union, Bill, Education, Parliamentary Inquiry

Senators debate bill's potential problems for agriculture

Story Published: 16 May 2013

DEBATE about a bill to make water resources a trigger for national environmental assessments for coal seam gas and large...

Barnaby Joyce, Bill, Coal Project, Coal Seam Gas, Environment, Larissa Waters, Water Resources

Senate committee okays CSG bill

Story Published: 21 Jun 2012

A BILL establishing a scientific committee to examine future coal seam gas and large coal mining developments has passed...

Bill, Csg, Senate Committee

Parliament likely to pass bill granting MDBA greater power

Story Published: 11 Oct 2012

A BILL to let the MDBA change the amount of water returned to the environment without getting approval from the Environment...

Bill, Envrionment, Legislation, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Politics, Water

Politicians urged to back bill to protect Great Barrier Reef

Story Published: 21 Mar 2013

CONSERVATION groups have urged federal politicians to back a bill to reform laws governing the use of agriculture and...

Bill, Chemicals, Environment, Great Barrier Reef

Parliament tested as whistelblower bill goes to a vote

Story Published: 23 Jun 2013

APN NewsdeskBOTH major parties have been called on to pass the Federal Government’s whistleblower protection bill, as...

Bill, Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, Election Promise, Parliament, Whistleblowers

Education bill not legally binding

Story Published: 28 Nov 2012

THE Federal Government will not be legally bound to action by its bill to reform school education funding, which was...

Bill, Education

Changes to Federal Govt's bill passes

Story Published: 21 Mar 2013

CHANGES to the Federal Government’s bill to include water as a trigger for environmental assessment for large coal mines...

Bill, Coal Mines, Coal Seam Gas, Environment, Federal Government, Tony Burke

Insurance up by 689%

Story Published: 10 Aug 2012

A BUNDABERG couple are flabbergasted their annual house and contents insurance has soared by more than $5000 since their...

Bill, House And Contents Insurance, Price Rise

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