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  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Participants in British Nuclear Tests) Bill 2011

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    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable the Repatriation Commission to determine, by legislative instrument, that Australian personnel involved in the maintenance, transporting or decontamination of aircraft used in the British nuclear test program are eligible for compensation and health care under the Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011

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    Date
    01 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: create a prisoner of war recognition supplement; and clarify when compensation offsetting applies;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make consequential amendments; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to abolish the temporary incapacity allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    21 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide for weekly payments of certain periodic payments to persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    to extend nuclear test participant eligibility to certain Australian Protective Service officers;
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to enable Defence Service Homes Insurance to pay the New South Wales State Emergency Services levy;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to: time limits for claims for certain travel expenses; the aggravation of war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease remaining compensable; dependants of veterans who were prisoners of war; and review of the Statement of Principles;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to the serving of notices or other documents;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to: require that certain lump sum compensation payments are made into the recipient’s account; and make technical amendments; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable Victoria Cross and decoration allowance recipients to receive a Victoria Cross allowance, decoration allowance or annuity under the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and from a foreign country. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide that Australian Defence Force members with British nuclear test defence service are eligible for pensions, treatment and other benefits; lower the age of domicile of choice from 21 to 18 years of age; and cease eligibility for war widow or widower pension for widows and widowers who enter into a de facto relationship prior to claiming the pension;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to provide that certain submarine special operations between 1978 and 1992 will be reclassified as operational and qualifying service; and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to reclassify certain service in Ubai in Thailand as qualifying service. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    to extend nuclear test participant eligibility to certain Australian Protective Service officers;
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to enable Defence Service Homes Insurance to pay the New South Wales State Emergency Services levy;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to: time limits for claims for certain travel expenses; the aggravation of war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease remaining compensable; dependants of veterans who were prisoners of war; and review of the Statement of Principles;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to the serving of notices or other documents;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to: require that certain lump sum compensation payments are made into the recipient’s account; and make technical amendments; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable Victoria Cross recipients to receive a Victoria Cross allowance or annuity under the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and from a foreign country. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase the single maximum basic rate of veterans' affairs pensions from 20 September 2009; index veterans' affairs pensions using the Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index; index veterans' affairs pensions using a combined couple benchmark; increase veterans' affairs pensions to compensate for anticipated increases in the living cost index arising from the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme; increase the income test taper rate and remove the additional income test free area for dependent children; introduce a Work Bonus so that certain income is disregarded as ordinary income; close the pension bonus scheme from 20 September 2009; increase the pension age for persons other than veterans from 65 to 67 years; enable certain veterans' affairs pension recipients to apply for an advance of veterans' affairs entitlements;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to consolidate a number of smaller payments and allowances into one pension supplement;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow veterans' affairs pensioners to transition to the new arrangements; and
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to the calculation of total assessable income for residents in aged care. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable veterans’ affairs pensions, allowances and other pecuniary benefits to be paid into accounts with foreign banks or other financial institutions;
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to extend eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to persons eligible for assistance; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to cease payment of dependants’ pensions and provide for a lump sum payment to existing recipients. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (International Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: give effect to arrangements for entering into international agreements in relation to the payment of pensions and providing assistance and benefits to eligible persons; authorise the use of funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for those purposes; and align the veterans’ entitlements means test with the social security means test;
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to make minor and technical consequential amendments;
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    to extend the period for which the Commonwealth or Australian Federal Police may be considered as a nuclear test participant for the purposes of the Act; and
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to make minor amendments in relation to a definition and clarifying compensation matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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