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  • Schools Assistance Amendment (Financial Assistance) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance Act 2008
    to extend the existing funding arrangements, including indexation arrangements, for: non-government primary and secondary schools until the end of 2013; and grants for capital expenditure until the end of 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Connecting People with Jobs) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to extend to 12 weeks the period of non-payment of income support when a relocating job seeker voluntarily leaves their employment within the first six months. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to provide that the minister is not compelled to consider requests for declarations of eligibility by corporations seeking to join the Comcare scheme as self-insurers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Training Incentives) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that: certain recipients of newstart allowance and parenting payment may receive a training supplement of $41.60 a fortnight; and early school leavers undertake full-time study or comply with a Youth Allowance Employment Pathway Plan to qualify for youth allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Liquid Assets Waiting Period) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: reduce the length of the liquid assets waiting period by doubling the maximum reserve threshold for liquid assets to $5,000 for singles without dependants or $10,000 for others for a two year period from 1 April 2009; and remove the surrender value of life insurance policies from the definition of ‘liquid assets’ for social security purposes. Also makes technical amendments to five other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008, the bill provides financial assistance to the states and territories for non-government schools for 2009-2012 to: maintain the current socioeconomic status funding and indexation arrangements to ensure that total recurrent funding for schools will not fall below 2008 levels; provide recurrent funding for Indigenous Supplementary Assistance and an Indigenous Funding Guarantee; provide a remoteness loading; provide funding for capital grants; provide for establishment assistance grants in 2009; implement a school performance information and reporting framework; and require authorities and schools to implement the National Curriculum before the 2012 school year commences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: implement a job seeker compliance system to apply to certain job seekers in receipt of newstart allowance, parenting payment, youth allowance and special benefit; give effect to employment pathway plans; remove references to the Personal Support Programme; and make minor technical and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia Bill 2008, the bill repeals the
    Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005
    and amends three Acts consequent upon the establishment of Safe Work Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008, the bill establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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