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  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend permanently the income test exemption for the Western Australian Country Age Pension Fuel Card and the Cost of Living Rebate Scheme; seven Acts to reduce from 13 to 6 weeks the length of time individuals can spend overseas while continuing to receive certain income support payments and family payments; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011
    to remove eligibility for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A for people over 18 years of age unless they are in full-time secondary study; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to provide that the rate of FTB Part A for a child is not restricted to the base child rate due to privately collecting less than the full child support entitlement; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to allow a person’s percentage of care for child support and FTB purposes to be based on the actual care of the child immediately in special circumstances; the
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to clarify the eligibility of a group of low-income families to the clean energy low income supplement; and the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Stronger Super) Bill 2012, the bill amends the
    Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
    to enable the Treasurer to make more than one determination, for a financial year, of the restricted and unrestricted levy amounts, restricted and unrestricted levy percentages and the superannuation entity levy base. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Solar Hot Water Rebate Bill 2012 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HUNT, Greg, MP 
    Summary
    Reinstates the remaining portion of the funding allocated to the Solar Hot Water Rebate in the 2011-12 financial year to be applied to expenditure for that purpose. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Solar Hot Water Rebate Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon 
    Summary
    Reinstates the remaining portion of the funding allocated to the Solar Hot Water Rebate in the 2011-12 financial year to be applied to expenditure for that purpose. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: allow all disability support pensioners to work up to 30 hours a week without having payments suspended or cancelled;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide that certain disability support pensioners under 35 years of age with a work capacity of at least eight hours a week attend participation interviews and develop a participation plan with Centrelink; and provide that certain disability support pensioners may live outside Australia indefinitely and continue to receive the disability support pension; and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to: age requirements for social security payments; income tests for newstart and youth allowances; claims for newstart allowance; working credit balances; a parenting payment transitional arrangement; and a technical amendment;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the determination of penalty amounts for no show no pay failures or reconnection failures; and
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide additional funding for the Student Education Trusts measure for the 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2013 appropriation period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable income management to be triggered by referrals from state and territory agencies; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: enable the minister to specify states, territories or areas in which the vulnerable, long-term welfare payment and disengaged youth income management measures will apply; provide that income management continues despite a change in residence; and provide that certain parents may be required to enter into a school attendance plan and may have income support payments suspended if the plan is not complied with. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill: repeals the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    and makes certain consequent saving and transitional arrangements; and amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: make amendments consequent on the repeal of the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    ; and enable Land Councils, if requested to do so, to provide assistance to owners of community living areas;
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to: provide that the restriction on prohibited material will continue, with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs responsible for determining to which areas this restriction applies; require the minister to review these restrictions after seven years; and provide for the sunset of the restriction of prohibited material provisions after ten years;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable customary law and cultural practice to be considered in bail and sentencing decisions for certain offences; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make an amendment consequent on the repeal of the
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill amends the
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    to: increase the superannuation guarantee age of an employee at which the superannuation guarantee no longer needs to be provided from 70 to 75 years of age; and incrementally increase the superannuation guarantee charge percentage from 9 per cent to reach 12 per cent in the 2019-20 financial year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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