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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    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 remove the tax system option for delivery of family tax benefit payments;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable people subject to the Northern Territory income management regime to access the Social Security Appeals Tribunal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal appeal mechanisms; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide new Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) participants, commencing on or after 1 July 2009, with access to the CDEP program while receiving income support payments; and provide that existing CDEP participants receive CDEP wages from CDEP providers and, in certain circumstances, the CDEP Scheme Participant Supplement. 

    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 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

  • Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    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
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: replace the maternity immunisation allowance by making payment of the family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement conditional on a child meeting the immunisation requirements; pause the indexation of baby bonus for three years from 1 July 2012 and reset the amount of baby bonus to $5000 per child from 1 September 2012; and prevent an individual from being entitled to FTB as fortnightly instalments on the basis of estimated income in certain circumstances;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to give certain carer allowance recipients, who care for a disabled adult, access to bereavement payments on the death of the care receiver;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow access to carer supplement for those carers whose rate of payment is reduced to nil because of employment income received in the fortnight covering 1 July in any given year; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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