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  • Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to align child support income estimates with financial years; five Acts to allow parents and eligible carers to have the same care determinations made for a child where the care of the child involves more than one carer; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to non-payment of family tax benefit for non-lodgment of tax returns; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    in relation to the baby bonus and maternity immunisation allowance; and the
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    in relation to reviews to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    10 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to: increase and index the minimum annual child support payment; provide for a new method of assessing a parent’s capacity to earn; and reduce the cap on adjusted income for child support assessment purposes and make a consequential amendment to the proposed
    Child Support Legislation Amendment Act 2006
    ;
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to increase the limit on prescribed non-agency payments from 25 to 30 per cent; and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to address a constitutional issue with the application of the Child Support Scheme to exnuptial children in Western Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and 7 other Acts in relation to: a new child support formula; independent review of child support decisions by the Social Security Appeals Tribunal; court enforcement of the new Child Support Scheme; family tax benefit Part A maintenance income test; child support agreements and court orders; income definitions used to calculate child support and family tax benefit; minimum payment rules; exclusion of re-establishment costs from child support calculations; suspension of child support payments during reconciliation; inclusion of step-children as dependants in calculating child support; and “change of assessment” processes and rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill

  • Date
    09 Mar 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    30 Aug 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    08 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: relocate provisions currently contained in regulations relating to overseas maintenance arrangements; and makes minor and consequential amendments;
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    in relation to: equity between parents in access to courts; and streamlining of certain review processes; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to make minor and technical amendments in relation to child support. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Sep 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    09 Dec 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    to: empower the Governor-General to make regulations inconsistent with the
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    and
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    ; validate existing civil aviation and civil aviation safety regulations and past actions based on those regulations; ensure consistent references to aircraft registered overseas; and ensure that certain conditions for the grant of Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs) have effect as ongoing conditions on the AOCs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum