Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Introduced with the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005, the bill amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  in relation to: workforce participation and returns to work for people receiving allowances; a new compliance framework; and RapidConnect, an initiative to provide faster access to Job Network for newstart and youth allowees;
Disability Services Act 1986
  in relation to approval of rehabilitation programs; and
Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2003
  to repeal the requirement for a ministerial review of the parenting payment participation agreements and flexible participation requirements for mature age newstart allowees regime. 

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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 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 30 Government agreed to

Requests details: 6 Government agreed to
House of Representatives
07 Dec 2005Consideration of Senate message

Details: House made requested amendments
Senate
07 Dec 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
07 Dec 2005Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


14 Dec 2005Assent

Act no.: 154

Year: 2005

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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