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  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: implement a job seeker compliance system to apply to certain job seekers in receipt of newstart allowance, parenting payment, youth allowance and special benefit; give effect to employment pathway plans; remove references to the Personal Support Programme; and make minor technical and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Safe Work Australia Bill 2008, the bill repeals the
    Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005
    and amends three Acts consequent upon the establishment of Safe Work Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—General Law Reform) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends 68 Acts to: extend the meaning of ‘de facto partner’, ‘child’ and ‘parent’ to include same-sex relationships; introduce a tracing rule to identify family relationships; and provide for transitional arrangements, including empowering the Governor-General to make regulations of a transitional nature. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make receipt of income support payments conditional on parents ensuring their children of compulsory school age are enrolled in school and attending regularly. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to cease eligibility and payment of the employment entry payment, from 1 July 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—Superannuation) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends 14 Acts in relation to Commonwealth civilian and military (defined benefit) superannuation schemes, parliamentary, judicial and statutory legal officer pension schemes and the Governor-General’s pension scheme to ensure that same-sex partners and their children are able to access reversionary superannuation benefits upon the death of a scheme member and in related taxation treatment of superannuation benefits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and seven other Acts to provide one-off payments to certain older Australians, veterans and carers; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and proposed
    Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (2007 Election Commitments) Act 2008
    to provide for concession cards to remain current for up to 13 weeks when the cardholder travels overseas. Also establishes administrative schemes to provide payments in circumstances where the one-off payment regime does not produce an appropriate result. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sydney Airport Demand Management Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sydney Airport Demand Management Act 1997
    to: clarify certain aspects of the operation of the Slot Management Scheme; enable the minister to vary the operation of the Compliance Scheme regime; and enable the minister to delegate his or her power to appoint members to the Compliance Committee. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Statute Law Revision Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: amends 40 Acts to correct clerical and drafting errors; repeals 27 obsolete Acts; and amends 88 Acts to replace gender-specific language with gender-neutral language. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Board and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends: 29 Acts to reflect the introduction of the Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan (PSSAP) and establishment of the Australian Reward Investment Alliance to administer the Commonwealth Superannuation and Public Sector Superannuation Schemes and PSSAP; five superannuation Acts to reflect the new regime for legislative instruments under the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and the
    Superannuation Act 1976
    and
    Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988
    to meet a change to the superannuation guarantee requiring employers to use ordinary time earnings as the earnings base for employees. Also repeals the Schedule to the
    Superannuation Act 1990

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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