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
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2005
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2005
Second reading agreed to 01 Dec 2005
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2005
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01 Dec 2005
Second reading moved 01 Dec 2005
Second reading agreed to 05 Dec 2005
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 30 Government agreed to
  • Requests details: 6 Government agreed to
06 Dec 2005
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House made requested amendments
07 Dec 2005
Senate
Third reading agreed to 07 Dec 2005
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
07 Dec 2005
Assent
  • Act no.: 154
  • Year: 2005
14 Dec 2005

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Text of bill

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of 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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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