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  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge--Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
    to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983
    to reduce the amount of private health insurance rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: lower the maximum child age of eligibility for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A from 24 to 21 years of age from 1 January 2012; and pause indexation for the: higher income free area for FTB Part A; FTB Part B income limit; and baby bonus income limit;
    Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
    to extend the commencement date for indexation of the paid parental leave income limit;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to require people to test their future work capacity by participating in training or work-related activities in order to qualify for the disability support pension;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable income management to continue in the Cape York area for another 12 months; and
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to clarify that the
    Public Works Committee Act 1969
    does not apply to Aboriginal Land Trusts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    to move the details for corporate plans of a government business enterprise into the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997;
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to: provide for sunsetting and disallowance arrangements of various legislative instruments; provide that Chief Executive’s instructions are not legislative instruments; and clarify that the external auditor of a Financial Management and Accountability Act agency is the Auditor-General;
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to make consequential amendments;
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    ,
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    and
    Science and Industry Research Act 1949
    to make technical amendments;
    Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008
    to expand the circumstances in which amounts can be credited to the Wheat Exports Australia Special Account; and
    Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980
    to provide: when the Wine Australia Corporation must provide an annual operation plan to the responsible minister; and that members are appointed to the Geographical Indications Committee for no longer than three years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Financial Viability) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment Participation and Childcare 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: provide for the assessment and monitoring of the financial viability of large long day care centre operators of approved child care services; and authorise the secretary to engage an audit expert to carry out an independent audit of a centre operator if there are concerns about its ongoing financial viability. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Family Law Act 1975
    to protect children and families at risk of violence or abuse by: prioritising the safety of children in parenting matters; including harmful behaviour in the definitions of ‘abuse’ and ‘family violence’; requiring family consultants, family counsellors, family dispute resolution practitioners and legal practitioners to prioritise the safety of children; placing additional reporting requirements on certain parties to provide evidence to courts; and state and territory child protection authorities participating in family law proceedings where appropriate; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for: modified arrangements for advance payments of family tax benefit (FTB); and the payment of FTB Part A supplement for a child turning four conditional on that child receiving a health check prior to starting school;
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to determine a parent’s taxable income by using their previous taxable income, indexed by growth in wages, when a tax return has not been lodged;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to require payers of compensation to notify Centrelink of proposed payments of compensation; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment Participation and Childcare 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to the recovery of fee reductions, enrolment advances and business continuity payments paid to approved child care services;
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care) Act 2010
    to make a technical amendment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the effect of a child’s absence from the care of an approved child care service on the eligibility of an individual for child care benefit for that child;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Care Act 1972
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to clarify the definition of family assistance law;
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to enable disclosure of information about education and care services for the purposes of the Education and Care Services National Law; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: the secretary’s power to refuse a child care service’s approval for the purposes of family assistance law; the requirement to comply with child care laws; and the recalculation of child care benefit fee reductions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Rebate) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment Participation and Childcare 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for fortnightly child rebate payments for individuals who are eligible for child care benefit by fee reduction;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    , the proposed
    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other Measures) Act 2011
    and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    to make amendments consequential on the commencement of the proposed
    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other Measures) Act 2011

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2011 
    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 expand eligiblity for the seniors’ work bonus to pensioners;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to increase family assistance by up to $4200 a year for families with teenagers undertaking full-time secondary study or a vocational education equivalent;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable eligible baby bonus claimants to access a larger portion of the baby bonus upfront from 1 July 2011;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that annuity payments made from the Thalidomide Australia Fixed Trust are not taken into account as income; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to income management arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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