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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on certain activities administered by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 18 Mar 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022
Date of repeal 27 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Agriculture, Water and the Environment Measures No. 2) Regulations 2022

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 17 March 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Simon Birmingham

Minister for Finance

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Agriculture, Water and the Environment Measures No. 2) Regulations 2022.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

19 March 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

1  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

535

Koala Conservation and Protection

To support the protection of koalas and their habitats by:

(a) funding training in koala care, treatment and triage for veterinarians, veterinary nurses, emergency management personnel, first responders, park rangers, and wildlife carers; and

(b) providing financial assistance for:

(i) projects to protect and restore koala habitat and mitigate threats to koalas; and

(ii) research to improve koala health outcomes; and

(iii) the implementation of measures to improve koala health outcomes.

This objective has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 8, 10 and 12; or

(b) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory.

536

Cultivating Australia’s Traceability

To support the ongoing development, implementation and improvement of supply chain traceability systems and arrangements for Australian agricultural exports, and to enable market access and premium pricing for such exports, including through:

(a) research and modelling (including pilot projects); and

(b) the preparation of a national agricultural traceability roadmap and an agricultural supply chain data standard, as well as other strategies and plans; and

(c) support for industry to align with the national roadmap and adopt the data standard; and

(d) engagement and cooperation between governments and industry, including a national summit, and the establishment and operation of a community of practice and an advisory board; and

(e) the digitisation of export legislation and support for the development of systems that connect with digitised export legislation; and

(f) the development and maintenance of an online tool to provide industry with access to information relevant to supply chain traceability (including market intelligence and research into emerging trends); and

(g) supporting projects to develop credentials for Australian agricultural exports and promote adherence to credential requirements, and to develop industry‑specific plans for those purposes.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution).