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  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2000

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    Date
    21 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 1999

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    Date
    28 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011

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    Date
    01 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: create a prisoner of war recognition supplement; and clarify when compensation offsetting applies;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make consequential amendments; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to abolish the temporary incapacity allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    21 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide for weekly payments of certain periodic payments to persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Participants in British Nuclear Tests) Bill 2011

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    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable the Repatriation Commission to determine, by legislative instrument, that Australian personnel involved in the maintenance, transporting or decontamination of aircraft used in the British nuclear test program are eligible for compensation and health care under the Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Military Compensation Review and Other Measures) Bill 2013

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    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    in relation to rehabilitation and transition management; the
    Military, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    in relation to: the date of effect for periodic impairment compensation; the inclusion of a lifestyle factor in the calculation of interim permanent impairment compensation; recalculation of permanent impairment compensation for certain people; an increase to the rate of periodic compensation payable for dependent children; expansion of the eligibility criteria for the special rate disability pension; superannuation; remittal power of the Veterans’ Review Board; increase in the membership of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission; and access to rehabilitation and compensation for certain categories of persons; the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to increase the compensation for financial and legal advice; five Acts to: expand the lump sum compensation options for wholly dependent partners of deceased members; and require that eligible claims for existing conditions aggravated by defence service on or after 1 July 2004 be determined under the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ; the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to issue Repatriation Health Cards (for specific conditions) to certain eligible persons; the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    ,
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to clarify the appropriation of costs for certain aged care services; the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend the entitlement for travelling expenses to the partner of certain eligible persons; the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to clarify administrative arrangements for the nomination of bank accounts for payments; and the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable veterans’ affairs pensions, allowances and other pecuniary benefits to be paid into accounts with foreign banks or other financial institutions;
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to extend eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to persons eligible for assistance; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to cease payment of dependants’ pensions and provide for a lump sum payment to existing recipients. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide that Australian Defence Force members with British nuclear test defence service are eligible for pensions, treatment and other benefits; lower the age of domicile of choice from 21 to 18 years of age; and cease eligibility for war widow or widower pension for widows and widowers who enter into a de facto relationship prior to claiming the pension;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to provide that certain submarine special operations between 1978 and 1992 will be reclassified as operational and qualifying service; and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to reclassify certain service in Ubai in Thailand as qualifying service. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform) Bill 2009

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    Date
    12 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase the single maximum basic rate of veterans' affairs pensions from 20 September 2009; index veterans' affairs pensions using the Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index; index veterans' affairs pensions using a combined couple benchmark; increase veterans' affairs pensions to compensate for anticipated increases in the living cost index arising from the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme; increase the income test taper rate and remove the additional income test free area for dependent children; introduce a Work Bonus so that certain income is disregarded as ordinary income; close the pension bonus scheme from 20 September 2009; increase the pension age for persons other than veterans from 65 to 67 years; enable certain veterans' affairs pension recipients to apply for an advance of veterans' affairs entitlements;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to consolidate a number of smaller payments and allowances into one pension supplement;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow veterans' affairs pensioners to transition to the new arrangements; and
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to the calculation of total assessable income for residents in aged care. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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