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  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Initiatives and Other Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to correspondence and payment nominees; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend carer payment eligibility to carers of terminally ill profoundly disabled children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Further Simplification of International Payments) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to bring the payment of Australian pensions to people overseas long-term in line with international standards; and standardise the recovery of overpayments to people receiving a foreign pension lump sum arrears payment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (New Zealand Citizens) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (One-off Payment to the Aged) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to require holders of certain specified visas issued for temporary protection, humanitarian or safe haven purposes to satisfy a special benefit activity test similar to the one that currently operates in relation to newstart allowance, and other newstart allowance conditions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and Other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2002
    to ensure that activity test requirements are applied consistently to both special beneficiaries and newstart allowees; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999
    and
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (1999 Budget and Other Measures) Act 1999
    to correct cross-references as a result of the enactment of the
    Youth Allowance Consolidation Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and 5 other Acts to: correct various cross-references and drafting errors; simplify and clarify existing provisions; achieve consistency between similar provisions and payments types; and address some unintended consequences of earlier amendments; 6 Acts to: repeal redundant provisions and references; renumber misdescribed provisions; and correct various cross-references;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to introduce changes relating to child care benefits for foster children;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to restore the equivalent legislative position in respect of recovery of certain debts that existed before the introduction of the family assistance law;
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to qualification for mobility allowance; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: repeal redundant provisions, references and notes; and renumber misdescribed provisions. Also repeals the
    First Home Owners Act 1983

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Amendment (Further 2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2009 
    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
    to: introduce mandatory continuous adjustment of family tax benefit rates in certain circumstances; cease fortnightly family tax benefit and past period payments in the same income year when income tax returns are not lodged; and enable information sharing between the Australian Taxation Office and Centrelink for reconciliation and debt offsetting purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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