Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Family and Community Services 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Introduced with the Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005, the bill amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
  and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  to: increase the number of hours of child care benefit payable without needing to meeting the work/training/study test; and modify the work/training/study test applicable to those who wish to claim up to 50 hours child care benefit in a week. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
09 Nov 2005Introduced and read a first time
09 Nov 2005Second reading moved
01 Dec 2005Second reading agreed to
01 Dec 2005Third reading agreed to
Senate
01 Dec 2005Introduced and read a first time
01 Dec 2005Second reading moved
05 Dec 2005Second reading agreed to
06 Dec 2005Third reading agreed to


14 Dec 2005Assent

Act no.: 150

Year: 2005

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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