Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

Workforce Participation 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
  in relation to: mobility allowance for those persons undertaking vocational rehabilitation, receiving parenting payment or working at least 15 hours per week under the supported wage system; qualification for youth allowance; access to certain benefits and concessions for partnered parenting payment recipients with a partial capacity to work; eligibility for certain allowances for persons with at least 14 per cent care of a child; parenting payment participation requirements; the activity test for newstart allowance; and makes a technical correction. 

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House of Representatives
20 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
20 Jun 2007Second reading moved
16 Aug 2007Second reading agreed to
16 Aug 2007Third reading agreed to
17 Aug 2007Introduced and read a first time
17 Aug 2007Second reading moved
20 Sep 2007Second reading agreed to
20 Sep 2007Third reading agreed to

28 Sep 2007Assent

Act no.: 172

Year: 2007

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  • 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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