Social Security Amendment (Caring for People on Newstart) Bill 2014

Type
Private
Sponsor
 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Before Reps 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
  to: increase the single rates of Newstart and Youth Allowance by $50 a week; and standardise the indexation arrangements for certain pensions and allowances; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to provide that these payments are made from monies appropriated by the Parliament. 

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House of Representatives
06 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
06 Mar 2014Second reading moved

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