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  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable: Centrelink to make oral submissions to Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) hearings; SSAT to give oral reasons on ‘affirmed’ cases; and SSAT members to be appointed for a term of up to five years;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to repeal redundant references to disability wage supplement and rehabilitation allowance; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    ,
    Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Act 2007
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Act 2007
    ,
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    and
    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Act 2007
    so that: provisions of the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    prevail over the Acts; the Acts do not authorise conduct inconsistent with the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    ; the Acts and any acts done under them are intended to qualify as special measures; and any acts done, decisions made or discretion exercised under the Acts must be consistent with the intended beneficial purpose of the
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services (2000 Budget and Related Measures) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services (Closure of Student Financial Supplement Scheme) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from tertiary students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2003 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exclude from income tests any payments for national socialist persecution;
    Excise Act 1901
    ,
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Products Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to allow access by Centrelink to new data sources relating to taxation;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    to allow access by Centrelink and the Child Support Agency to new data sources relating to financial transactions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the operation of the Assurance of Support Scheme;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to allow payments to be suspended if recipients temporarily travelling overseas do not notify Centrelink of their departure;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow full recovery of any overpayments as a result of a foreign pension lump sum payment in arrears;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to reduce the allowable period of temporary overseas absences for certain payments from 26 weeks to 13 weeks. Also makes minor technical corrections, including to the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2003
    and the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Act 2002
    , and contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2004 Budget Measures) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exempt fee waiver and fee pay scholarships from the income tests for income support payments; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: expand the carer allowance to carers who provide certain care for an adult with a disability, even if they do not live with that adult; and correct a drafting error. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2004 Election Commitments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to establish the utilities allowance and the seniors concession allowance;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to increase the number of hours that carers may spend in work, training or study, without losing qualification for carer payment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide eligible grandparents with access to child care benefit for up to 50 hours of approved child care a week; and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to increase bereavement payments in respect of persons receiving above general rate disability pension. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Debt Recovery) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Before Senate 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Income Streams) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide an assets test exemption for market-linked income streams from 20 September 2004; reduce to 50 per cent the available assets test exemption for certain non-commutable income streams purchased after 20 September 2004; align the characteristics of life expectancy income streams with those of market-linked income streams; and extend the guarantee period for assets test exempt lifetime income streams within which such income streams can be commuted if the primary beneficiary dies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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