- 12 May 2009
- House of Representatives
- Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
- Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991 and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to introduce a non-indexed Carer Supplement, payable to carers currently receiving qualifying payments;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to exempt the supplement from income tax; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to remove indexation of higher income thresholds for certain family assistance payments until 2012.