Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
to: lower the maximum child age of eligibility for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A from 24 to 21 years of age from 1 January 2012; and pause indexation for the: higher income free area for FTB Part A; FTB Part B income limit; and baby bonus income limit;
Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
to extend the commencement date for indexation of the paid parental leave income limit;
Social Security Act 1991
to require people to test their future work capacity by participating in training or work-related activities in order to qualify for the disability support pension;
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to enable income management to continue in the Cape York area for another 12 months; and
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
to clarify that the
Public Works Committee Act 1969
does not apply to Aboriginal Land Trusts.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 02 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 22 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 23 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 23 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate 23 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23 Jun 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 52
  • Year: 2011
28 Jun 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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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