06 March 2010

This week in Parliament, Courts and Tribunals (8 March 2010)

The following legislative activities, which affect Australian servicemembers, veterans or concern military justice issues, relate to freedom of information or national security, are occurring this week in the Parliament of Australia:

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee, hearing on Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Scheme Bill 2010, the ComSuper Bill 2010 and the Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010,* 1530 - 1900 hours, Parliament House, Committee room S21.

Explanatory memorandums can be found here and here.

The Returned & Services League of Australia's submission can be found here. [Disclaimer: All authors of this blog are members of the RSL.]

[*Note: the hearing includes the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973; Defence Force Retirement Benefits Act 1948; and Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Scheme.]

High Court of Australia

Friday, 12 March 2010

The High Court is holding hearings on special leave applications. However, none of these applications involve issues pertinent to this blog. For a list of the special leave applications go here and here.

Federal Court of Australia (Full Court)

No cases involving the subject matter of this blog are being heard by the Full Court this week.

Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal

The Tribunal currently has no scheduled sittings.

Veterans' Review Board

For a full list of this week's cases in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney go here.

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