Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
  to: provide students from Inner Regional Areas with access to independent youth allowance; reset relocation scholarship values from 2012 for eligible regional students and provide for the values to be indexed from 2013; reduce the value of the student start-up scholarship payment from 2012 and provide for the payments to be indexed annually from 2013; provide for the cessation of the Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund; and make technical amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Sep 2011Introduced and read a first time
21 Sep 2011Second reading moved
13 Oct 2011Second reading debate
31 Oct 2011Second reading debate
31 Oct 2011Second reading agreed to
31 Oct 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
01 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
01 Nov 2011Second reading moved
25 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
25 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to


05 Dec 2011Assent

Act no.: 179

Year: 2011

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Text of bill

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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