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  • Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow weekly payments of social security periodic payment, family tax benefit and baby bonus to people assessed as being vulnerable; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make technical corrections. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Indigenous Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that: the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination is to be used to assess a person’s qualification for carer allowance; and a person remains qualified for carer allowance three months after the child cared for turns 16;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: income management; credit of income management accounts in error; credit to income management accounts before debt recovery; student start-up scholarship payments and relocation scholarship payments; and consequential amendments;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the recovery of income management debts; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to: provide to the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) a guaranteed annual payment of $45 million from 1 July 2010, indexed to CPI for later years; provide additional funding to the ILC; and require regular review of these funding arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

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    Date
    24 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend permanently the income test exemption for the Western Australian Country Age Pension Fuel Card and the Cost of Living Rebate Scheme; seven Acts to reduce from 13 to 6 weeks the length of time individuals can spend overseas while continuing to receive certain income support payments and family payments; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011
    to remove eligibility for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A for people over 18 years of age unless they are in full-time secondary study; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to provide that the rate of FTB Part A for a child is not restricted to the base child rate due to privately collecting less than the full child support entitlement; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to allow a person’s percentage of care for child support and FTB purposes to be based on the actual care of the child immediately in special circumstances; the
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to clarify the eligibility of a group of low-income families to the clean energy low income supplement; and the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Australian Apprentices) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exempt the values of payments made under the Skills for Sustainability for Australian Apprentices and Tools For Your Trade programs from treatment as assessable income for taxation, social security and veterans’ affairs purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) Bill 2012

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    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: allow all disability support pensioners to work up to 30 hours a week without having payments suspended or cancelled;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide that certain disability support pensioners under 35 years of age with a work capacity of at least eight hours a week attend participation interviews and develop a participation plan with Centrelink; and provide that certain disability support pensioners may live outside Australia indefinitely and continue to receive the disability support pension; and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Bill 2008

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    Date
    11 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for economic security strategy payments (to be made as lump sum payments from 8 December 2008) to age, disability support, wife, widow B and veterans’ service pensioners and people receiving income support supplements, carer payments, and partner, widow and bereavement allowances. Also establishes administrative schemes to provide for payments in certain circumstances; and makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to cease eligibility and payment of the employment entry payment, from 1 July 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

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    Date
    12 Sep 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to extend the welfare reform trial in the Cape York area to 1 January 2014;
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to increase the appropriations for non-ABSTUDY payments in 2012 and 2013;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    ,
    Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: enable a Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) member to release protected information in certain circumstances; enable an SSAT member to issue a non-disclosure order during a review; extend confidentiality obligations to everyone providing services at a review hearing; allow the SSAT Principal Member to reconstitute the SSAT; clarify that the SSAT Principal Member perform functions and powers enabling certain standards for the review process; and make technical amendments;
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to clarify arrangements when the amount of child support payable under a child support assessment is reduced in certain circumstances; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to: age requirements for social security payments; income tests for newstart and youth allowances; claims for newstart allowance; working credit balances; a parenting payment transitional arrangement; and a technical amendment;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the determination of penalty amounts for no show no pay failures or reconnection failures; and
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide additional funding for the Student Education Trusts measure for the 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2013 appropriation period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for an income support bonus (of $105 for single people or $87.50 for most people who are an eligible member of a couple) to be paid to eligible income support recipients on a twice-yearly basis from March 2013. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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