The Rudd Ministry: Who Does What

The detailed administrative arrangements for the Rudd Labor government have been issued.

The administrative arrangements are made in the form of an order from the Governor-General-in-Council.

The order sets out the matters dealt with by each government department and the acts of parliament to be administered by each minister.

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Text of Administrative Arrangements Order.

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS ORDER

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, revoke all administrative arrangements previously ordered and order that:

1. The matters dealt with by a Department of State include:

(a) the matters referred to in the Part of the Schedule relating to that Department; and

(b) matters arising under the legislation administered by a Minister of State administering the Department.

2. The legislation administered by a Minister of State administering a Department is:

(a) the legislation referred to in the Part of the Schedule relating to that Department; and

(b) legislation passed before or after the date of this Order, that relates to a matter dealt with by the Department, not being legislation referred to in another Part of the Schedule.

Signed and sealed with the Great Seal of Australia on 3 December 2007

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Prime Minister

SCHEDULE

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS

PART 1: THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Agricultural, pastoral, fishing, food and forest industries
  • Soils and other natural resources
  • Rural adjustment and drought issues
  • Rural industries inspection and quarantine
  • Primary industries research including economic research
  • Commodity marketing, including export promotion and agribusiness
  • Commodity-specific international organisations and activities
  • Administration of international commodity agreements
  • Administration of export controls on agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries products
  • Food policy, processing and exports

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products Levy Imposition (Customs) Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products Levy Imposition (Excise) Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products Levy Imposition (General) Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Consequential Amendments) Act 1994
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
  • Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996
  • Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
  • Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Repeals and Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
  • Australian Meat and Live-stock Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 1985
  • Australian Meat and Live-stock (Quotas) Act 1990
  • Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
  • Ballast Water Research and Development Funding Levy Act 1998
  • Biological Control Act 1984
  • Brigalow Lands Agreement Act 1962
  • Coarse Grains Levy (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992
  • Dairy Adjustment Act 1974
  • Dairy Adjustment Levy (Customs) Act 2000
  • Dairy Adjustment Levy (Excise) Act 2000
  • Dairy Adjustment Levy (General) Act 2000
  • Dairy Industry Adjustment Act 2000
  • Dairy Industry Service Reform Act 2003
  • Dairy Industry Stabilization Levy (Termination of Levy) Act 1986
  • Dairy Legislation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986
  • Dairy Produce Act 1986
  • Domestic Meat Premises Charge Act 1993
  • Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Customs) Charge) Validation Act 2001
  • Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Excise) Levy) Validation Act 2001
  • Egg Industry Service Provision Act 2002
  • Egg Industry Service Provision (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2002
  • Export Control Act 1982
  • Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985
  • Export Inspection (Establishment Registration Charges) Act 1985
  • Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Act 1985
  • Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985
  • Farm Household Support Act 1992
  • Fisheries Administration Act 1991
  • Fisheries Agreements (Payments) Act 1991
  • Fisheries Legislation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991
  • Fisheries Levy Act 1984
  • Fisheries Management Act 1991
  • Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Act 2004
  • Fishing Levy Act 1991
  • Foreign Fishing Boats Levy Act 1981
  • Foreign Fishing Licences Levy Act 1991
  • Forestry and Timber Bureau Act 1930
  • Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007
  • Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2007
  • Honey Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 1992
  • Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000
  • Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services (Repeals and Consequential Provisions) Act 2000
  • Imported Food Control Act 1992
  • Meat Export Charge Act 1984
  • Meat Export Charge Collection Act 1984
  • Meat Inspection Act 1983
  • Meat Inspection Arrangements Act 1964
  • National Cattle Disease Eradication Reserve Act 1991
  • National Cattle Disease Eradication Trust Account Act 1991
  • National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992
  • National Residue Survey Levy Acts
  • National Residue Survey (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992
  • National Residue Survey Levies Regulations (Validation and Commencement of Amendments) Act 1999
  • Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992
  • New South Wales Flood Relief Act 1974
  • New South Wales Grant (Leeton Co-operative Cannery Limited) Act 1971
  • Northern Prawn Fishery Voluntary Adjustment Scheme Loan Guarantee Act 1985
  • Pig Industry Act 2001
  • Pig Industry (Transitional Provisions) Act 1986
  • Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002
  • Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989, except to the extent that it is administered by the Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991
  • Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991
  • Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999
  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies (GST Consequential Amendments) Act 2000
  • Primary Industry Councils Act 1991
  • Quarantine Act 1908, in relation to animal, plant and general quarantine
  • Quarantine (Validation of Fees) Act 1985, in relation to animal, plant and general quarantine
  • Queensland Flood Relief Act 1974
  • Queensland Grant (Proserpine Flood Mitigation) Act 1976
  • Queensland Tobacco Leaf Marketing Board Guarantee Act 1953
  • Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002
  • Rural Adjustment Act 1992
  • Softwood Forestry Agreements Acts
  • States and Northern Territory Grants (Rural Adjustment) Acts
  • States Grants (Beef Industry) Act 1975
  • States Grants (Rural Adjustment) Acts
  • States Grants (Rural Reconstruction) Acts
  • States Grants (War Service Land Settlement) Act 1952
  • Statutory Fishing Rights Charge Act 1991
  • Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Acts
  • Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
  • United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Act 1944
  • Western Australia (Northern Development) Agreement Act 1963
  • Wheat Marketing Act 1989
  • Wool International Act 1993
  • Wool International Privatisation Act 1999
  • Wool Legislation (Repeals and Consequential Provisions) Act 1993
  • Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000

PART 2: THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT

Matters dealt with by the Department

Law and justice including –

  • Administrative law
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Censorship
  • Constitutional law
  • Copyright
  • Courts and tribunals
  • Human rights
  • Indigenous law and justice programs
  • International law
  • Law reform
  • Legal assistance
  • Legislative drafting
  • Marriage and family law
  • Native Title
  • Legal services to the Commonwealth
  • Criminal law and law enforcement
  • Customs and border control other than quarantine and inspection, and immigration
  • National security, protective security policy and co-ordination
  • Protective services at Commonwealth establishments and diplomatic and consular premises in Australia
  • Commonwealth emergency management
  • Natural disaster relief and mitigation in the form of financial assistance to the States and Territories
  • Administrative support for Royal Commissions and certain other inquiries
  • Critical infrastructure protection co-ordination
  • Administration of the Jervis Bay Territory, the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the Territory of Christmas Island, the Coral Sea Islands Territory, the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands, and of Commonwealth responsibilities on Norfolk Island
  • Constitutional development of the Northern Territory
  • Constitutional development of the Australian Capital Territory
  • Planning and land management in the Australian Capital Territory

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • ACT Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988
  • A.C.T. Supreme Court (Transfer) Act 1992
  • Acts Citation Act 1976
  • Acts Interpretation Act 1901
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
  • Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
  • Admiralty Act 1988
  • Age Discrimination Act 2004
  • Amendments Incorporation Act 1905
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
  • Ashmore and Cartier Islands Acceptance Act 1933
  • AusCheck Act 2007
  • Australia Act 1986
  • Australia (Request and Consent) Act 1985
  • Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Finance and Deregulation
  • Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
  • Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
  • Australian Crime Commission Establishment Act 2002
  • Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  • Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996
  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
  • Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
  • Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
  • Christmas Island Act 1958
  • Christmas Island Agreement Acts
  • Circuit Layouts Act 1989
  • Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955
  • Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Act 1980
  • Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Title) Act 1980
  • Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980
  • Coastal Waters (State Title) Act 1980
  • Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905
  • Common Informers (Parliamentary Disqualifications) Act 1975
  • Commonwealth Motor Vehicles (Liability) Act 1959
  • Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970
  • Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981, except to the extent administered by the Prime Minister
  • Copyright Act 1968
  • Coral Sea Islands Act 1969
  • Corporations Act 2001, paragraph 1315(1)(c) and section 1316
  • Crimes Act 1914
  • Crimes at Sea Act 2000
  • Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
  • Crimes (Biological Weapons) Act 1976
  • Crimes (Currency) Act 1981
  • Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978
  • Crimes (Hostages) Act 1989
  • Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976
  • Crimes (Overseas) Act 1964
  • Crimes (Ships and Fixed Platforms) Act 1992
  • Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989
  • Crimes (Torture) Act 1988
  • Crimes (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1990
  • Criminal Code Act 1995
  • Criminology Research Act 1971
  • Customs Act 1901
  • Customs Administration Act 1985
  • Customs Depot Licensing Charges Act 1997
  • Customs Securities (Penalties) Act 1981
  • Customs Tariff Act 1995
  • Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975
  • Customs Undertakings (Penalties) Act 1981
  • Customs (Tariff Concession System Validations) Act 1999
  • Death Penalty Abolition Act 1973
  • Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
  • Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963
  • Defence Act 1903, Part IIIAAA insofar as it relates to the powers or functions of the Attorney-General as an authorising minister
  • Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1992
  • Domicile Act 1982
  • Electronic Transactions Act 1999
  • Environment Protection (Northern Territory Supreme Court) Act 1978
  • Euthanasia Laws Act 1997
  • Evidence Act 1995
  • Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
  • Extradition Act 1988
  • Family Court of Western Australia (Orders of Registrars) Act 1997
  • Family Law Act 1975, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
  • Federal Magistrates Act 1999
  • Federal Proceedings (Costs) Act 1981
  • Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
  • Foreign Evidence Act 1994
  • Foreign Judgments Act 1991
  • Foreign Proceedings (Excess of Jurisdiction) Act 1984
  • Foreign States Immunities Act 1985
  • Geneva Conventions Act 1957, other than Part IV
  • Genocide Convention Act 1949
  • High Court Justices (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979
  • High Court of Australia Act 1979
  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986
  • Human Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994
  • Import Processing Charges Act 2001
  • Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002
  • Intelligence Services Act 2001, insofar as it relates to the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
  • International Arbitration Act 1974
  • International Criminal Court Act 2002
  • International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997
  • International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
  • Jervis Bay Territory Acceptance Act 1915
  • Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979
  • Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
  • Judicial Appointment (Western Samoa) Act 1980
  • Judiciary Act 1903
  • Judiciary (Diplomatic Representation) Act 1977
  • Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987
  • Jury Exemption Act 1965
  • Law Courts (Sydney) Act 1977
  • Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
  • Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner (Consequential Amendments) Act 2006
  • Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Matters) Act 2006
  • Law Officers Act 1964
  • Legislative Instruments Act 2003
  • Maintenance Orders (Commonwealth Officers) Act 1966
  • Marine Insurance Act 1909
  • Marriage Act 1961, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
  • Narcotic Drugs Act 1967, sections 12 and 22 and subsection 24(2), and so much of the remaining provisions of that Act (other than sections 9, 10, 11, 13, 19 and 23 and subsection 24(1)) as relate to powers and functions under those sections
  • National Crime Authority (Status and Rights of Former Chairman) Act 1984
  • National Firearms Program Implementation Acts
  • National Handgun Buyback Act 2003
  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004
  • Native Title Act 1993, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976
  • Norfolk Island Act 1979
  • Northern Territory Acceptance Act 1910
  • Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978, except sections 69 and 70
  • Ordinances and Regulations (Notification) Acts
  • Parliament Act 1974
  • Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970
  • Parliamentary Papers Act 1908
  • Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987
  • Passenger Movement Charge Act 1978
  • Passenger Movement Charge Collection Act 1978
  • Privy Council (Appeals from the High Court) Act 1975
  • Privy Council (Limitation of Appeals) Act 1968
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 1987
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • Proceeds of Crime (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2002
  • Psychotropic Substances Act 1976
  • Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971
  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975
  • Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923, insofar as it relates to the Northern Territory, to Norfolk Island, the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the Territory of Christmas Island, the Coral Sea Islands Territory, and the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands
  • Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service (Access to Information) Act 1994
  • Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973
  • Seat of Government Acceptance Acts
  • Seat of Government Act 1908
  • Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910
  • Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1984
  • Special Prosecutors Act 1982
  • Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942
  • Statute Stocktake Act 1999
  • Statutory Declarations Act 1959
  • Surveillance Devices Act 2004
  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
  • Territories Law Reform Act 1992
  • Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
  • Trusts (Hague Convention) Act 1991
  • War Crimes Act 1945
  • Witness Protection Act 1994
  • Workplace Relations Act 1996, sections 324-328 inclusive of Schedule 1 in respect of powers under those sections; and Part 20 except for sections 848, 849 and 856

PART 3: THE DEPARTMENT OF BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Broadband policy and programs
  • Postal and telecommunications policies and programs
  • Spectrum policy management
  • Broadcasting policy
  • National policy issues relating to the digital economy
  • Content policy relating to the information economy

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • AUSSAT Repeal Act 1991
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1983
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005
  • Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
  • Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  • Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
  • Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998
  • Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Act 2006
  • Do Not Call Register Act 2006
  • Interactive Gambling Act 2001
  • National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998
  • NRS Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Act 1946
  • Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975
  • Radiocommunications Act 1992
  • Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 1983
  • Radiocommunications (Spectrum Licence Tax) Act 1997
  • Radiocommunications Taxes Collection Act 1983
  • Radiocommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
  • Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Act 1983
  • Radio Licence Fees Act 1964
  • Spam Act 2003
  • Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
  • Telecommunications Act 1997
  • Telecommunications and Postal Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1989
  • Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
  • Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999
  • Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Act 1997
  • Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1991
  • Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997
  • Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997
  • Television Licence Fees Act 1964
  • Telstra Corporation Act 1991
  • Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005
  • Trade Practices Act 1974, Parts XIB and XIC
  • Year 2000 Information Disclosure Act 1999

PART 4: THE DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

(Part of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio)

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Domestic and international climate change policy
  • Design and implementation of emissions trading
  • International climate change negotiations
  • Renewable energy policy, regulation and co-ordination
  • Greenhouse emissions and energy consumption reporting
  • Greenhouse mitigation and adaptation
  • Co-ordination of climate change science activities
  • Energy efficiency policy and standards

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
  • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
  • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Licence Fees – Imports) Act 1995
  • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Licence Fees – Manufacture) Act 1995
  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

PART 5: THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

Matters dealt with by the Department

Defence, including –

  • international defence relations and defence co-operation
  • defence scientific research and development
  • defence procurement and purchasing, including offsets for defence purposes
  • defence industry development and co-operation

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Air Force Act 1923
  • Approved Defence Projects Protection Act 1947
  • Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949
  • Commonwealth and State Housing Agreement (Service Personnel) Act 1990
  • Control of Naval Waters Act 1918
  • Defence Act 1903, except to the extent administered by the Prime Minister and the Attorney-General and other than sections 58F to 58Q, 61, 61A, 61B, 61C, 118A and 118B and paragraph 124(1)(qba)
  • Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
  • Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
  • Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973
  • Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (Pension Increases) Acts
  • Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948
  • Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Acts
  • Defence Forces Special Retirement Benefits Act 1960
  • Defence Housing Authority Act 1987
  • Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
  • Defence (Parliamentary Candidates) Act 1969
  • Defence (Road Transport Legislation Exemption) Act 2006
  • Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952
  • Explosives Act 1961
  • Geneva Conventions Act 1957, Part IV
  • Intelligence Services Act 2001, insofar as it relates to that part of the Department of Defence known as the Defence Intelligence and Geospatial Organisation, the Defence Intelligence Organisation and the Defence Signals Directorate
  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, Chapter 3, in relation to rehabilitation of serving members of the Australian Defence Force; and Chapter 6, in relation to treatment for injuries and diseases of serving members of the Australian Defence Force
  • Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991
  • Naval Defence Act 1910
  • Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953
  • Services Trust Funds Act 1947
  • War Gratuity Act 1945
  • War Service Estates Act 1942
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act 1995
  • Williamstown Dockyard Employees Act 1987

PART 6: THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Education policy and programs including schools, vocational, higher education and Indigenous education, but excluding migrant adult education
  • Education and training transitions policy and programs
  • Science awareness programs in schools
  • Training, including apprenticeships and training services
  • Policy, co-ordination and support for education exports and services
  • Income support policies and programs for students and apprentices
  • Employment policy, including employment services
  • Job Network
  • Labour market and income support policies and programs for people of working age
  • Workplace relations policy development, advocacy and implementation
  • Promotion of flexible workplace relations policies and practices
  • Co-ordination of labour market research
  • Australian government employment workplace relations policy, including administration of the framework for agreement making and remuneration and conditions
  • Occupational health and safety, rehabilitation and compensation
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Work and family programs
  • Services to help people with disabilities obtain employment, other than supported employment
  • Youth affairs and programs, excluding income support policies and programs
  • Early childhood and childcare policy and programs

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Act 2001, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
  • APEC Public Holiday Act 2007
  • Asbestos-Related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005
  • Asbestos-Related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989
  • Australian National University Act 1991
  • Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005
  • Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005
  • Builders Labourers’ Federation (Cancellation of Registration) Act 1986
  • Builders Labourers’ Federation (Cancellation of Registration – Consequential Provisions) Act 1986
  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005
  • Building Industry Act 1985
  • Child Care Act 1972
  • Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
  • Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992
  • Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Act 1992
  • Construction Industry Reform and Development Act 1992
  • Defence Act 1903, sections 58F to 58Q, 61, 61A, 61B, 61C, 118A and 118B
  • Disability Services Act 1986, insofar as it relates to open employment and related services and Part III
  • Education Research Act 1970
  • Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Act 2000
  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2000
  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Act 2005, insofar as it relates to legislation administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Act 2005, insofar as it relates to legislation administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987
  • Higher Education Endowment Fund Act 2007
  • Higher Education Funding Act 1988
  • Higher Education Support Act 2003
  • Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003
  • Independent Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1969
  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
  • International Labour Organisation (Compliance with Conventions) Act 1992
  • International Labour Organisation Acts
  • Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984
  • Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
  • Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973
  • Mutual Recognition Act 1992, Part 3
  • National Workplace Relations Consultative Council Act 2002
  • Non-government Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1977
  • Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
  • Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993
  • Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990
  • Remuneration and Allowances Alteration Act 1986
  • Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together – Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
  • Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005
  • Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005
  • Social Security Act 1991, insofar as it relates to Austudy, Mature Age Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Sickness Allowance, Mobility Allowance, Parenting Payment, Widow Allowance, Partner Allowance and Youth Allowance and any other payment, allowance or supplement insofar as that payment, allowance or supplement relates to persons receiving Austudy, Mature Age Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Sickness Allowance, Mobility Allowance, Parenting Payment, Widow Allowance or Partner Allowance and Youth Allowance
  • Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, insofar as it relates to Austudy, Mature Age Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Sickness Allowance, Mobility Allowance, Parenting Payment, Widow Allowance, Partner Allowance and Youth Allowance and any other payment, allowance or supplement insofar as that payment, allowance or supplement relates to persons receiving Austudy, Mature Age Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Sickness Allowance, Mobility Allowance, Parenting Payment, Widow Allowance or Partner Allowance and Youth Allowance
  • States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
  • Student Assistance Act 1973
  • Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946
  • Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997, in relation to occupational provisions
  • United States Naval Communication Station (Civilian Employees) Acts
  • Workplace Relations Act 1996, except to the extent administered by the Attorney General
  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Act 2004
  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005
  • Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1996
  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2002

PART 7: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, WATER, HERITAGE AND THE ARTS

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Environment protection and conservation of biodiversity
  • Air quality
  • National fuel quality standards
  • Land contamination
  • Meteorology
  • Administration of the Australian Antarctic Territory, and the Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Natural, built and movable cultural heritage
  • Environmental research
  • Water policy and resources
  • Cultural affairs, including support for the arts
  • Ionospheric prediction
  • Community and household renewable energy programs

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
  • Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Act 1981
  • Antarctic Treaty Act 1960
  • Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980
  • Australia Council Act 1975
  • Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933
  • Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954
  • Australian Film Commission Act 1975
  • Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
  • Australian Heritage Council Act 2003
  • Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990
  • Captains Flat (Abatement of Pollution) Agreement Act 1975
  • Chowilla Reservoir Agreement Act 1963
  • Dartmouth Reservoir Agreement Act 1970
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  • Environment Protection (Alligator Rivers Region) Act 1978
  • Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981
  • Film Licensed Investment Company Act 2005
  • Film Licensed Investment Company (Consequential Provisions) Act 2005
  • Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Environmental Management Charge – Excise) Act 1993
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Environmental Management Charge – General) Act 1993
  • Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands Act 1953
  • Hindmarsh Island Bridge Act 1997
  • Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976
  • Koongarra Project Area Act 1981
  • Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement Act 2001
  • Meteorology Act 1955
  • Morgan-Whyalla Waterworks Agreement Act 1940
  • Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993
  • National Environment Protection Council Act 1994
  • National Environment Protection Measures (Implementation) Act 1998
  • National Gallery Act 1975
  • National Library Act 1960
  • National Museum of Australia Act 1980
  • National Water Commission Act 2004
  • Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997
  • Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
  • Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
  • Public Lending Right Act 1985
  • Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923, insofar as it relates to the Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands and the Australian Antarctic Territory
  • Sea Installations Act 1987
  • Sea Installations Levy Act 1987
  • Sewerage Agreements Acts
  • States Grants (Water Resources Measurement) Act 1970
  • Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001
  • Water Act 2007
  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
  • Western Australia Agreement (Ord River Irrigation) Acts
  • Western Australia (South-West Region Water Supplies) Agreement Act 1965
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area Conservation Act 1994

PART 8: THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Income security policies and programs for families with children, carers, the aged and people in hardship
  • Services for families with children, people with disabilities and carers
  • Community support services, excluding the Home and Community Care program
  • Family relationship services
  • Housing policy co-ordination, welfare housing and rent assistance
  • Women’s policies and programs
  • Indigenous policy co-ordination and the promotion of reconciliation
  • Community development employment projects

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Act 2000
  • A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999, Parts 1 and 5 insofar as they relate to Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs customers and Part 2
  • Aboriginal Affairs (Arrangements with the States) Act 1973
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Finance and Deregulation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Discriminatory Laws) Act 1975
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self management) Act 1978
  • Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986
  • Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 2006
  • Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Human Services
  • Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme – Initial Measures) Act 2006, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Human Services
  • Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme – New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Human Services
  • Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Human Services
  • Commonwealth and State Housing Agreement Act 1945
  • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
  • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Consequential, Transitional and Other Measures Act 2006
  • Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990
  • Disability Services Act 1986, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Act 2005, insofar as it relates to legislation administered by the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Act 2005, insofar as it relates to legislation administered by the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999
  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation (2006 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2006, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget Measures) Act 2006, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (More Help for Families – One-off Payments) Act 2004
  • Housing Agreements Acts
  • Housing Assistance Acts
  • Marriage Act 1961, Part IA
  • Native Title Act 1993, Division 6 of Part 2 and Part 11
  • Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
  • Social Security Act 1991, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments for Carers) Act 2005
  • Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999
  • Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments to Increase Assistance for Older Australians and Carers and Other Measures) Act 2006, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
  • Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
  • Social Security (Rewrite) Transition Act 1991
  • Social Welfare Commission (Repeal) Act 1976
  • Supported Accommodation Assistance Act 1994

PART 9: THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DEREGULATION

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Budget policy advice and process, and review of governmental programs
  • Government financial accountability, governance and financial management frameworks, including procurement policy and services
  • Shareholder advice on Government Business Enterprises and commercial entities treated as GBEs
  • Reducing the burden of government regulation General policy guidelines for Commonwealth statutory authorities
  • Superannuation related to former and current members of parliament and Australian Government employees
  • Asset sales
  • Strategic management of non-Defence Commonwealth-owned property in Australia, including construction, major refurbishment, acquisition, ownership and disposal of real property
  • Electoral matters
  • Administration of Parliamentarians’ entitlements
  • Administration of the Australian Government’s self-managed general insurance fund (Comcover)
  • Government on-line delivery and information technology and communications management
  • Evaluation and audit of Indigenous programs and operations
  • Advice on the Future Fund
  • Management of government records
  • Central advertising system

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, Part 4B
  • Aerospace Technologies of Australia Limited Sale Act 1994
  • AIDC Sale Act 1997
  • Airports (Transitional) Act 1996
  • Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973
  • Annual Appropriation Acts
  • Appropriation (Supplementary Measures) Act (No. 1) 1999
  • Appropriation (Supplementary Measures) Act (No. 2 ) 1999
  • Archives Act 1983
  • Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997
  • Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988, section 27 insofar as it relates to the declaration of land in the Australian Capital Territory to be National Land where the land is required for Commonwealth purposes other than for the special purposes of Canberra as the National Capital
  • Australian Industry Development Corporation Act 1970
  • CFM Sale Act 1996
  • Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
  • Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
  • Commonwealth Electoral Legislation (Provision of Information) Act 2000
  • Commonwealth Funds Management Limited Act 1990
  • Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973
  • Commonwealth Vehicles (Registration and Exemption from Taxation) Act 1997
  • CSL Sale Act 1993
  • Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
  • Future Fund Act 2006
  • Lands Acquisition Act 1989
  • Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968
  • Lands Acquisition (Northern Territory Pastoral Leases) Act 1981
  • Lands Acquisition (Repeal and Consequential Provisions) Act 1989
  • Loan (War Service Land Settlement) Acts
  • Medibank Private Sale Act 2006
  • Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002
  • Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984
  • Ministers of State Act 1952
  • Northern Territory (Commonwealth Lands) Act 1980
  • Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978, sections 69 and 70
  • Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973, insofar as it relates to superannuation and retirement benefits
  • Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Termination Act 1976
  • Parliamentary Allowances Act 1952
  • Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
  • Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990
  • Parliamentary Precincts Act 1988
  • Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004
  • Parliamentary Retiring Allowances (Increases) Acts
  • Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951
  • Public Works Committee Act 1969
  • Qantas Sale Act 1992, except to the extent administered by the Treasurer or the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
  • Representation Act 1983
  • Salaries Adjustment Act 1956
  • Superannuation Acts
  • Superannuation Benefits (Supervisory Mechanisms) Act 1990
  • Superannuation (Distribution of Surplus) Act 1974
  • Superannuation (Pension Increases) Acts
  • Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988
  • Supply Acts
  • Surplus Revenue Acts
  • Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978
  • Transferred Officers’ Allowances Act 1948
  • Western Australia (South-West Region Water Supplies) Agreement Act 1965

PART 10: THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE

Matters dealt with by the Department

External Affairs, including –

  • relations and communications with overseas governments and United Nations agencies
  • treaties, including trade agreements
  • bilateral, regional and multilateral trade policy
  • international trade and commodity negotiations
  • market development, including market access
  • trade promotion
  • international development co-operation
  • diplomatic and consular missions
  • international security issues, including disarmament, arms control and nuclear non-proliferation
  • public diplomacy, including information and cultural programs
  • International expositions
  • Provision to Australian citizens of secure travel identification
  • Provision of consular services to Australian citizens abroad
  • Overseas property management, including acquisition, ownership and disposal of real property

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Act 1998
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982
  • Australian Development Assistance Agency (Repeal) Act 1977
  • Australian Passports Act 2005
  • Australian Passports (Application of Fees) Act 2005
  • Australian Passports (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2005
  • Australian Trade Commission Act 1985
  • Australian Trade Commission (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1985
  • Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
  • Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994
  • Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998
  • Consular Fees Act 1955
  • Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972
  • Diplomatic and Consular Missions Act 1978
  • Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967
  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991
  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1991
  • Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
  • Export Market Development Grants (Repeal and Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
  • Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005
  • Intelligence Services Act 2001, except to the extent administered by the Prime Minister, the Attorney-General and the Minister for Defence
  • International Development Association Act 1960
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977
  • International Organizations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963
  • Nauru Independence Act 1967
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
  • Nuclear Safeguards (Producers of Uranium Ore Concentrates) Charge Act 1993
  • Overseas Missions (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1995
  • Papua New Guinea (Application of Laws) Act 1973
  • Papua New Guinea Independence Act 1975
  • Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Finance and Deregulation
  • Registration of Deaths Abroad Act 1984
  • Security Treaty (Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America) Act 1952
  • South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Act 1986
  • Trade Representatives Act 1933
  • Treaty of Peace (Germany) Act 1919
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Act 1947
  • United States Naval Communications Station Agreement Acts
  • US Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act 2004

PART 11: THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Services for older Australians, including carers
  • Policy for and promotion of active ageing, other than income security and employment policy
  • Public health and medical research
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Primary health care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Pharmaceutical benefits
  • Health benefits schemes
  • Hearing services policy and funding
  • Specific health services, including human quarantine
  • National drug strategy
  • Regulation of therapeutic goods
  • Notification and assessment of industrial chemicals
  • Gene technology regulation
  • Medical indemnity insurance issues
  • Private health insurance
  • Sport and recreation

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Aged or Disabled Persons Care Act 1954
  • Aged Care Act 1997
  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Act 2006
  • Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
  • Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Account Act 2001
  • Australian Hearing Services Act 1991, subsections 8(4) to 8(8) inclusive
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987
  • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
  • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Act 1998
  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2006
  • Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
  • Cancer Australia Act 2006
  • Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Act 1961
  • Delivered Meals Subsidy Act 1970
  • Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
  • Gene Technology Act 2000
  • Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000
  • Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995
  • Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995
  • Health Care (Appropriation) Act 1998
  • Health Insurance Act 1973
  • Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997
  • Health Insurance (Pathology) (Fees) Act 1991
  • Hearing Services Administration Act 1997
  • Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997
  • Home and Community Care Act 1985
  • Home Nursing Subsidy Act 1956
  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
  • Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge – Customs) Act 1997
  • Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge – Excise) Act 1997
  • Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge – General) Act 1997
  • Medical Indemnity Act 2002
  • Medical Indemnity (Competitive Advantage Payment) Act 2005
  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003, Part 3, Division 2A
  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Act 2004
  • Medical Indemnity (UMP Support Payment) Act 2002
  • Medical Indemnity Agreement (Financial Assistance – Binding Commonwealth Obligations) Act 2002
  • Narcotic Drugs Act 1967, sections 9, 10, 11, 13, 19 and 23 and subsection 24(1), and so much of the remaining provisions of the Act (other than sections 12 and 22 and subsection 24(2)) as relates to powers and functions under those sections
  • National Blood Authority Act 2003
  • National Health Act 1953
  • National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992
  • National Health Security Act 2007
  • Nursing Home Charge (Imposition) Act 1994
  • Nursing Homes Assistance Act 1974
  • Private Health Insurance Act 2007
  • Private Health Insurance (Collapsed Insurer Levy) Act 2003
  • Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy Act 1995
  • Private Health Insurance (Council Administration Levy) Act 2003
  • Private Health Insurance (Prostheses Application and Listing Fees) Act 2007
  • Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Act 2003
  • Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2007
  • Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002
  • Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002
  • Quarantine Act 1908, in relation to human quarantine
  • Quarantine (Validation of Fees) Act 1985, in relation to human quarantine
  • States Grants (Home Care) Act 1969
  • States Grants (Nurse Education Transfer Assistance) Act 1985
  • States Grants (Paramedical Services) Act 1969
  • Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
  • Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989
  • Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992
  • World Health Organization Act 1947

PART 12: THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Development, delivery and co-ordination of government services
  • Monitoring and management of service delivery and purchaser/provider relationships involving Centrelink, Medicare Australia, the Child Support Agency, Australian Hearing, Health Services Australia and CRS Australia

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Australian Hearing Services Act 1991, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Health and Ageing
  • Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989, insofar as it relates to the exercise of the powers and functions conferred on the Registrar under the Act
  • Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme – Initial Measures) Act 2006, insofar as it relates to the exercise of the powers and functions conferred on the Registrar under the Act
  • Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme – New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006, insofar as it relates to the exercise of the powers and functions conferred on the Registrar under the Act
  • Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988, insofar as it relates to the appointment of the Registrar and the exercise of the powers and functions conferred on the Registrar under the Act
  • Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997
  • Medicare Australia Act 1973

PART 13: THE DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Entry, stay and departure arrangements for non-citizens
  • Border immigration control
  • Arrangements for the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants, other than migrant child education
  • Citizenship
  • Ethnic affairs
  • Multicultural affairs

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Aliens Act Repeal Act 1984
  • Australian Citizenship Act 2007
  • Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007
  • Immigration (Education) Act 1971
  • Immigration (Education) Charge Act 1992
  • Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
  • Migration Act 1958
  • Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997
  • Migration (Health Services) Charge Act 1991
  • Migration (Sponsorship Fees) Act 2007
  • Migration (Visa Application) Charge Act 1997

PART 14: THE DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Infrastructure planning and co-ordination
  • Transport safety, including investigations
  • Land transport
  • Civil aviation and airports
  • Transport security
  • Delivery of regional and rural specific services
  • Maritime transport including shipping
  • Regional development
  • Matters relating to local government
  • Major projects facilitation

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Adelaide Airport Curfew Act 2000
  • Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963
  • Air Navigation Act 1920
  • Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952
  • Air Navigation Legislation (Validation and Interpretation) Act 1982
  • Aircraft Noise Levy Act 1995, except to the extent administered by the Treasurer
  • Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995, except to the extent administered by the Treasurer
  • Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Imposition) Act 2001
  • Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Act 2001, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • Airports Act 1996
  • Air Services Act 1995
  • Airspace Act 2007
  • Airspace (Consequentials and Other Measures) Act 2007
  • ANL Act 1956
  • AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005
  • Australian Airlines (Conversion to Public Company) Act 1988
  • Australian Land Transport Development Act 1988
  • Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
  • Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Act 1988
  • Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991
  • Civil Aviation Act 1988
  • Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959
  • Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Act 1995
  • Damage by Aircraft Act 1999
  • Growth Centres (Financial Assistance) Act 1973
  • Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006
  • International Air Services Commission Act 1992
  • Interstate Road Transport Act 1985
  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
  • Land Commissions (Financial Assistance) Act 1973
  • Lighthouses Act 1911
  • Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Act 1989
  • Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995
  • Marine Navigation Levy Act 1989
  • Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989
  • Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Act 1991
  • Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991
  • Maritime College Act 1978
  • Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003
  • Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989
  • National Railway Network (Financial Assistance) Act 1979
  • National Transport Commission Act 2003
  • Navigation Act 1912
  • Port Statistics Act 1977
  • Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981
  • Protection of the Sea (Harmful Antifouling Systems) Act 2006
  • Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – Customs) Act 1993
  • Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – Excise) Act 1993
  • Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – General) Act 1993
  • Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
  • Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981
  • Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
  • Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy) Act 1981
  • Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981
  • Qantas Sale Act 1992, Part 3, sections 7 to 13 inclusive
  • Railway Agreement (Western Australia) Act 1961
  • Railway Standardization (New South Wales and Victoria) Agreement Act 1958
  • Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
  • Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Act 1995
  • Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997
  • Road Transport Reform (Vehicles and Traffic) Act 1993
  • Roads to Recovery Act 2000
  • Shipping Grants Legislation Act 1996
  • Shipping Registration Act 1981
  • Stevedoring Levy (Collection) Act 1998
  • Stevedoring Levy (Imposition) Act 1998
  • Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1963
  • Sydney Airport Curfew Act 1995
  • Sydney Airport Demand Management Act 1997
  • Tasmania Agreement (Launceston Precision Tool Annexe) Act 1980
  • Trade Practices Act 1974, Part X
  • Transport Legislation Amendment (Search and Rescue) Act 1997
  • Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003
  • Urban and Regional Development (Financial Assistance) Act 1974

PART 15: THE DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Manufacturing and commerce including industry and market development
  • Industry innovation policy and technology diffusion
  • Promotion of industrial research and development, and commercialisation
  • Biotechnology, excluding gene technology regulation
  • Export services
  • Marketing, including export promotion, of manufactures and services
  • Investment promotion
  • Enterprise improvement
  • Construction industry
  • Small business policy and implementation
  • Business entry point management
  • Facilitation of the development of service industries generally
  • Bounties on the production of goods
  • Trade marks, plant breeders’ rights and patents of inventions and designs
  • Country of origin labelling
  • Weights and measures standards
  • Civil space issues
  • Analytical laboratory services
  • Science policy
  • Promotion of collaborative research in science and technology
  • Co-ordination of research policy
  • Commercialisation and utilisation of public sector research relating to portfolio programs and agencies
  • Research grants and fellowships
  • Information and communications technology industry development

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • ACIS Administration Act 1999
  • ACIS (Unearned Credit Liability) Act 1999
  • Advance Australia Logo Protection Act 1984
  • Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (Transitional Provisions) Act 1987
  • Australian Research Council Act 2001
  • Australian Research Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001
  • Designs Act 2003
  • Foreign Corporations (Application of Laws) Act 1989
  • Independent Contractors Act 2006
  • Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976
  • Industry Research and Development Act 1986
  • Mutual Recognition Act 1992, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Education, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations or the Minister for Social Inclusion
  • National Measurement Act 1960
  • Patents Act 1990
  • Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
  • Pooled Development Funds Act 1992
  • Science and Industry Endowment Act 1926
  • Science and Industry Research Act 1949
  • Scout Association Act 1924
  • Space Activities Act 1998
  • Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 1) 1982, sections 191 and 192
  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Act 1999
  • Trade Marks Act 1995
  • Trade Practices Act 1974, Division 1AA of Part V
  • Tradex Scheme Act 1999
  • Tradex Duty Imposition (Customs) Act 1999
  • Tradex Duty Imposition (General) Act 1999
  • Tradex Duty Imposition (Excise) Act 1999
  • Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997, in relation to the provisions that relate to goods
  • Venture Capital Act 2002

PART 16: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Co-ordination of Government administration
  • Assistance to Cabinet and its Committees
  • Policy advice and administrative support to the Prime Minister
  • Intergovernmental relations and communications with State and Territory Governments
  • Australian honours and symbols policy
  • Government ceremonial and hospitality
  • Counter terrorism policy co-ordination
  • National security policy co-ordination
  • Work and family policy co-ordination
  • Privacy
  • Freedom of information

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Administrative Arrangements Act 1987
  • Auditor-General Act 1997
  • Australian Capital Territory Government Service (Consequential Provisions) Act 1994
  • Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981, Part III
  • Defence Act 1903, Part IIIAAA insofar as it relates to the powers or functions of the Prime Minister as an authorising minister
  • Family Law Act 1975, Part XIVA
  • Flags Act 1953
  • Freedom of Information Act 1982
  • Governor-General Act 1974
  • House of Representatives (Quorum) Act 1989
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
  • Office of National Assessments Act 1977
  • Ombudsman Act 1976
  • Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (Repeal) Act 1986
  • Parliamentary Presiding Officers Act 1965
  • Privacy Act 1988
  • Public Service Act 1999
  • Resource Assessment Commission Act 1989
  • Royal Commissions Act 1902
  • Royal Powers Act 1953
  • Royal Style and Titles Act 1973
  • Senate (Quorum) Act 1991

PART 17: THE DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES, ENERGY AND TOURISM

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Energy policy
  • Mineral and energy industries, including oil and gas, and electricity
  • National energy market
  • Energy-specific international organisations and activities
  • Administration of export controls on rough diamonds, uranium and thorium
  • Minerals and energy resources research, science and technology
  • Tourism industry
  • Geoscience research and information services including geodesy, mapping, remote sensing and land information co-ordination
  • Radioactive waste management
  • Renewable energy technology development
  • Clean fossil fuel energy
  • Industrial energy efficiency

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • Atomic Energy Act 1953
  • Australian Energy Market Act 2004
  • Coal Industry Repeal Act 2001
  • Coal Industry Repeal (Validation of Proclamation) Act 2002
  • Coal Research Assistance Act 1977
  • Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
  • Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Related Amendments) Act 2005
  • Energy Efficiency Opportunities Act 2006
  • Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998
  • Greater Sunrise Unitisation Agreement Implementation Act 2004
  • Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984
  • Moomba-Sydney Pipeline System Sale Act 1994
  • Offshore Minerals Act 1994
  • Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Act 1981
  • Offshore Minerals (Mining Licence Fees) Act 1981
  • Offshore Minerals (Retention Licence Fees) Act 1994
  • Offshore Minerals (Registration Fees) Act 1981
  • Offshore Minerals (Royalty) Act 1981
  • Offshore Minerals (Works Licence Fees) Act 1981
  • Offshore Petroleum Act 2006
  • Offshore Petroleum (Annual Fees) Act 2006
  • Offshore Petroleum (Registration Fees) Act 2006
  • Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Act 2006
  • Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003
  • Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987
  • Petroleum Revenue Act 1985
  • Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967
  • Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Fees Act 1994
  • Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Registration Fees) Act 1967
  • Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Royalty) Act 1967
  • Petroleum (Timor Sea Treaty) Act 2003
  • Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989, insofar as it relates to all matters concerning the Energy Research and Development Corporation
  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997
  • Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Act 1970
  • Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (Conversion into Public Company) Act 1989
  • Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993
  • Tourism Australia Act 2004
  • Tourism Australia (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004

PART 18: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Economic, fiscal and monetary policy
  • Taxation
  • Borrowing money on the public credit of the Commonwealth
  • International finance
  • Foreign exchange
  • Financial sector policy
  • Currency and legal tender
  • Foreign investment in Australia
  • Superannuation and retirement savings policy
  • Business law and practice
  • Corporate, financial services and securities law
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Competition and consumer policy
  • Prices surveillance
  • Excise
  • Census and statistics
  • Valuation services
  • Commonwealth-State financial relations

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999, Parts 1 and 5 insofar as they relate to Australian Taxation Office customers and Part 4
  • A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition – Customs) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition – Excise) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition – General) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition (Recipients)—Customs) Act 2005
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition (Recipients)—Excise) Act 2005
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition (Recipients)—General) Act 2005
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition – Customs) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition – Excise) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition – General) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge – Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition – Customs) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition – Excise) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition – General) Act 1999
  • Aircraft Noise Levy Act 1995, subsection 6(1) insofar as it relates to levy unit, subsections 6(3) and 6(4) and section 8 in relation to the foregoing
  • Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995, section 7
  • ANL Guarantee Act 1994
  • Appropriation (HIH Assistance) Act 2001
  • Asian Development Bank Act 1966
  • Asian Development Bank (Additional Subscription) Acts
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
  • Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Bank Integration Act 1991
  • Banking Act 1959
  • Banking (State Bank of South Australia and Other Matters) Act 1994
  • Banking (Transitional Provisions) Act 1959
  • Bills of Exchange Act 1909
  • Census and Statistics Act 1905
  • Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998
  • Cheques Act 1986
  • Commonwealth Authorities (Australian Capital Territory Pay-roll Tax) Act 1995
  • Commonwealth Authorities (Northern Territory Pay-roll Tax) Act 1979
  • Commonwealth Bank Sale Act 1995
  • Commonwealth Banks Act 1959
  • Commonwealth Borrowing Levy Act 1987
  • Commonwealth Borrowing Levy Collection Act 1987
  • Commonwealth Functions (Statutes Review) Act 1981, section 234
  • Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911
  • Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes) Act 1998
  • Commonwealth Places Windfall Tax (Collection) Act 1998
  • Commonwealth Places Windfall Tax (Imposition) Act 1998
  • Commonwealth Volunteers Protection Act 2003
  • Competition Policy Reform Act 1995
  • Co-operative Farmers and Graziers Direct Meat Supply Limited (Loan Guarantee) Act 1978
  • Corporations Act 2001, except to the extent administered by the Attorney-General
  • Corporations (Compensation Arrangements Levies) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Fees) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Futures Organisations Levies) Act 2001
  • Corporations (National Guarantee Fund Levies) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Review Fees) Act 2003
  • Corporations (Securities Exchanges Levies) Act 2001
  • Crimes (Taxation Offences) Act 1980
  • Crown Debts (Priority) Act 1981
  • Currency Act 1965
  • Development Allowance Authority Act 1992
  • Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004
  • Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Act 1990
  • Excise Act 1901
  • Excise Tariff Act 1921
  • Extension of Charitable Purpose Act 2004
  • Family Trust Distribution Tax (Primary Liability) Act 1998
  • Family Trust Distribution Tax (Secondary Liability) Act 1998
  • Financial Agreement Act 1994
  • Financial Agreement Validation Act 1929
  • Financial Agreements (Commonwealth Liability) Act 1932
  • Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Act 1993
  • Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection Act 1998
  • Financial Sector (Business Transfer and Group Restructure) Act 1999
  • Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
  • Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998
  • Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975
  • Franchise Fees Windfall Tax (Collection) Act 1997
  • Franchise Fees Windfall Tax (Imposition) Act 1997
  • Fringe Benefits Tax Act 1986
  • Fringe Benefits Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1986
  • Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
  • Fringe Benefits Tax (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1986
  • Fuel Tax Act 2006
  • General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • General Interest Charge (Imposition) Act 1999
  • Health Insurance Levy Assessment Acts
  • HIH Royal Commission (Transfer of Records) Act 2003
  • Housing Loans Guarantees (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1959
  • Housing Loans Guarantees (Northern Territory) Act 1959
  • Housing Loans Insurance Corporation Act 1965
  • Housing Loans Insurance Corporation (Transfer of Assets and Abolition) Act 1996
  • Income Tax Act 1986
  • Income Tax Assessment Acts
  • Income Tax (Bearer Debentures) Act 1971
  • Income Tax (Deferred Interest Securities) (Tax File Number Withholding Tax) Act 1991
  • Income Tax (Diverted Income) Act 1981
  • Income Tax (Dividends, Interest and Royalties Withholding Tax) Act 1974
  • Income Tax (Former Complying Superannuation Funds) Act 1994
  • Income Tax (Former Non-resident Superannuation Funds) Act 1994
  • Income Tax (Franking Deficit) Act 1987
  • Income Tax (Fund Contributions) Act 1989
  • Income Tax (Mining Withholding Tax) Act 1979
  • Income Tax (Offshore Banking Units) (Withholding Tax Recoupment) Act 1988
  • Income Tax (Royalties) Act 1977
  • Income Tax (Securities and Agreements) (Withholding Tax Recoupment) Act 1986
  • Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
  • Income Tax (Withholding Tax Recoupment) Act 1971
  • Income Tax Rates Act 1986
  • Infrastructure Certificate Cancellation Tax Act 1994
  • Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003
  • Insurance Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1991
  • Insurance Act 1973
  • Insurance Contracts Act 1984
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (General Capital Increase) Act 1989
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (Share Increase) Act 1988
  • International Finance Corporation Act 1955
  • International Financial Institutions (Share Increase) Acts
  • International Monetary Agreements Acts
  • International Monetary Agreements (Quota Increase) Act 1980
  • International Monetary Fund (Quota Increase) Act 1983
  • International Tax Agreements Act 1953
  • James Hardie (Investigations and Proceedings) Act 2004
  • Life Insurance Act 1995
  • Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Loan (Temporary Revenue Deficits) Act 1953
  • Loans (Australian Industry Development Corporation) Act 1974
  • Loans Redemption and Conversion Act 1921
  • Loans Securities Act 1919
  • Loans (Taxation Exemption) Act 1978
  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Health and Ageing
  • Medicare Levy Act 1986
  • Mint Employees Act 1964
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Act 1997
  • Mutual Assistance in Business Regulation Act 1992
  • New Business Tax System (Franking Deficit Tax) Act 2002
  • New Business Tax System (Over-Franking) Act 2002
  • New Business Tax System (Untainting Tax) Act 2006
  • Northern Territory Grant (Electricity) Act 1989
  • Northern Territory Grant (Special Assistance) Act 1983
  • Northern Territory (Lessees’ Loans Guarantee) Act 1954
  • Occupational Superannuation Standards Regulations Application Act 1992
  • Papua and New Guinea Loan (International Bank) Acts
  • Papua New Guinea Loan (Asian Development Bank) Acts
  • Papua New Guinea Loan Guarantee Act 1973
  • Papua New Guinea Loan (International Bank) Acts
  • Papua New Guinea Loans Guarantee Acts
  • Papua New Guinea (Transfer of Banking Business) Act 1973
  • Payment of Tax Receipts (Victoria) Act 1996
  • Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998
  • Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998
  • Pay-roll Tax Act 1941
  • Pay-roll Tax (State Taxation of Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1971
  • Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987
  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Act 1987
  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Interest on Underpayments) Act 1987
  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Installment Transfer Interest Charge Imposition) Act 2006
  • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987
  • Prices Surveillance Act 1983
  • Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
  • Productivity Commission Act 1998
  • Productivity Commission (Repeals, Transitional and Consequential Amendments) Act 1998
  • Qantas Airways Limited (Loan Guarantee) Acts
  • Qantas Sale Act 1992, sections 14, 16 and 17
  • Queensland Grant (Special Assistance) Acts
  • Reserve Bank Act 1959
  • Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
  • Retirement Savings Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Sales Tax (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994
  • Shortfall Interest Charge (Imposition) Act 2005
  • Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995
  • States Grants Act 1927
  • States Grants (Capital Assistance) Acts
  • States (Works and Housing) Assistance Acts
  • Statistical Bureau (Tasmania) Act 1924
  • Statistics (Arrangements with States) Act 1956
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1997
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax (Application to the Commonwealth – Reduction of Benefits) Act 1997
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Imposition Act 1997
  • Superannuation Contributions Tax Imposition Act 1997
  • Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Act 2007
  • Superannuation (Excess Concessional Contributions Tax) Act 2007
  • Superannuation (Excess Non-concessional Contributions Tax) Act 2007
  • Superannuation (Excess Untaxed Roll-over Amounts Tax) Act 2007
  • Superannuation (Financial Assistance Funding) Levy Act 1993
  • Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003
  • Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
  • Superannuation Guarantee Charge Act 1992
  • Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
  • Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993
  • Superannuation (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Taxation Act 1987
  • Superannuation (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1991
  • Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
  • Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
  • Taxation Administration Act 1953
  • Taxation Boards of Review (Transfer of Jurisdiction) Act 1986
  • Taxation (Deficit Reduction) Acts
  • Taxation (Interest on Non Resident Trust Distributions) Act 1990
  • Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983
  • Taxation Laws Acts
  • Taxation Laws (Clearing and Settlement Facility Support) Act 2004
  • Taxation Laws Improvement (Substantiation) Act 1995
  • Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non-disclosure Tax) Acts
  • Tax Law Improvement Acts
  • Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997
  • Termination Payments Tax Imposition Act 1997
  • Terrorism Insurance Act 2003
  • Trade Practices Act 1974, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research and the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Treasury Bills Act 1914
  • Trust Recoupment Tax Act 1985
  • Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Act 1985

PART 19: THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

(Part of the Defence Portfolio)

Matters dealt with by the Department

  • Repatriation income support, compensation and health programs for veterans, members of the Defence Force, certain mariners and their dependants
  • War graves
  • Defence Service Homes

Legislation administered by the Minister

  • A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999, Parts 1 and 5 insofar as they relate to Veterans’ Affairs customers and Part 3
  • Anzac Day Act 1995
  • Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
  • Australian War Memorial Act 1980
  • Compensation (Japanese Internment) Act 2001
  • Defence Act 1903, in relation to paragraph 124(1)(qba)
  • Defence Service Homes Act 1918
  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation (2006 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2006, item 33 of Schedule 7
  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget Measures) Act 2006, items 44 and 45 of Schedule 1
  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, except to the extent administered by the Minister for Defence
  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
  • Papua New Guinea (Members of the Forces Benefits) Act 1957
  • Repatriation Institutions (Transfer) Act 1992
  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, Part XI except for sections 143(2) and (3), 144(4), 149, 150, 153(2), 156, 158 and 159
  • Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments to Increase Assistance for Older Australians and Carers and Other Measures) Act 2006, Item 2 of Schedule 2
  • Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007, Item 2 of Schedule 2 and Schedule 5
  • Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  • Veterans’ Entitlements (Clarke Review) Act 2004
  • Veterans’ Entitlements (Rewrite) Transition Act 1991
  • War Graves Act 1980
  • War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920

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