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  • Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (2007 Election Commitments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend the automatic grant of intermediate and temporary special rate disability pensions to eligible dependants of veterans or members;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend eligibility for income support supplements to certain war widows and widowers; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend a tax exempt bereavement payment to the estate of certain single pensioners who die in indigent circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Disability, War Widow and War Widower Pensions) Bill 2007

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    Date
    20 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase the rates of extreme disablement adjustment disability pension, general rate disability pension and the previously non-indexed component of war widow and widower pension; and introduces new indexation arrangements for these pensions to be indexed twice annually. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

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    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to: disposal of assets; pensioner payments and treatment eligibility for prisoners; indexation of income/assets reduction limits; recovery of social security overpayments; rent assistance; bereavement payments; pension bonuses; rent assistance; and certain income support regimes;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    in relation to: service injuries and diseases; and onus of proof;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to include the income support supplement as a payment not requiring provision of a tax file number;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: clarify the taxable status of Defence Force Income Support Allowance payments; and
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
    to repeal redundant provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2007

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    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: enable the Repatriation Medical Authority to review one or a number of factors in a Statement of Principles; enable benefits and allowances fixed or calculated by regulations or other legislative instruments to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund; clarify and amend the operation of income streams rules;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to correct minor errors and anomalies; and
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to access to specified treatment for certain veterans and dependents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to provide funds for vocational education and training in 2005 under the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) agreement; and update the current funding limits for 2004 to reflect the outcome of earlier negotiations with the States and Territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to provide funds for vocational education and training in 2005 under the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) agreement; and update the current funding limits for 2004 to reflect the outcome of earlier negotiations on a new ANTA agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Entitlements (Clarke Review) Bill 2004

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    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Provides for a once only payment to former prisoners-of-war of the North Koreans or their surviving spouse; and amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: index above general rate disability pensions; introduce a Defence Force Income Support Allowance; ensure appropriate rent assistance for war widows and widowers; increase funeral benefits; and extend operational service to minesweeping and bomb/mine clearance personnel. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Direct Deductions and Other Measures) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to: direct deduction arrangements; Victoria Cross allowance; automatic grant of income support supplement to age and wife pensioners; calculation of disability pension arrears; partner service pension for Norfolk Island residents; calculation of rent assistance; reduction in pension arrears payment resulting from overpayment of rent assistance and partner’s receipt of service pension; value of financial assets for purposes of deeming rules; clarification of deemed income and actual income from accrued returns on financial assets; means test exemption of certain superannuation assets; income and assets test treatment of small superannuation accounts and private rental income; adjustments to ceiling rate service pension; offence provisions; disposal of income and assets; compensation recovery; and minor and technical amendments. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Electronic Delivery) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide for the electronic communication of claims, applications and other documents to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to: supplement 2003 funding; appropriate general vocational education and training funding for 2004; provide additional growth funding in 2004 for those State and Territories that satisfy the provisions set out in the Australian National Training Authority Agreement for 2004-2006; and provide further funding under the “Australians Working Together” and “Recognising and Improving the Capacity of People with a Disability” programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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