Australia

Thursday 10 July 2014 

(1) Senate Committee on Climate Change Authority abolition
(2) Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee - Report No.8 released
(3) ATO website update
(4) Palmer United Party announce support of ARENA funding
(5) Micro-Parties issue joint statement on carbon tax repeal

(1) Senate Committee on Climate Change Authority abolition

On 8 July 2014, the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee tabled its report into the Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No.2].

 

(2) Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee - Report No.8 released

On 9 July 2014, the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Standing Committee tabled Report No.8, which contains commentary on the following Bills:

  • package of Carbon Tax Repeal Bills 2013 [No.2]


(3) ATO website update

Income Tax

  • Amendments to the Farm Management Deposits 

 

(4) Palmer United Party announce support of ARENA funding

On 9 July 2014, the Federal Leader of the Palmer United Party (PUP), Clive Palmer, announced the Palmer United Party's support of the Government's plans to reschedule the funding for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

 

(5) Micro-Parties issue joint statement on carbon tax repeal

On 9 July 2014, Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm, and Family First Senator Bob Day jointly announced their support and willingness to work with the Government to repeal the carbon tax.

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