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  • 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

  • Family Assistance Estimate Tolerance (Transition) Bill 2001

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    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget and Other Measures) 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:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: remove the minimum rate of child care benefit (CCB); increase the child care tax rebate (CCTR) to 50 per cent, provide for it to be paid quarterly and increase the annual limit to $7,500; and make amendments in relation to: weekly limits of hours for the purposes of CCB; automatic review of CCTR decisions; publishing information relating to sanctions or suspensions of approved child care service’s approval; allocation of child care places; approved child care services providing certain periodic statements; delegation of the secretary’s powers; infringement notices; and technical amendments relating to the Child Care Management System; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: debt recovery; extension of the civil penalties and infringement notice schemes; and expanded entry powers for authorised officers. 

    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 Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the family assistance law to: provide for a new online-based Child Care Management System; introduce a civil penalty and infringement notice scheme; and enhance administration of child care benefits. 

    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

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to change ‘child care tax rebate’ to ‘child care rebate’ (CCR); and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: CCR in substitution; recovery of debts; civil penalties being imposed by regulations; and calculation and payment of CCR for the final quarter of an income year. Also makes amendments to the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    consequential on the removal of the minimum child care benefit rate from 7 July 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Early Childhood Education, Childcare and Youth 
    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 business continuity payments;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: the provision of statements by child care services to certain individuals; the secretary exercising discretion to suspend a child care service approval for child care benefit; and increasing the notification period when a child care service ceases operation; and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to: the recovery of over advances of child care benefit to child care services; and the appropriation of funds to enable final acquittal payments to be made to child care services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Extension of Time Limits) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to extend time frames in relation to: past period lump sum claims for family tax benefit (FTB) and child care benefit; payment of top-ups of FTB as a result of income reconciliation; and exchange, use and destruction of tax file number data for income reconciliation purposes; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments to allow tax advisers’ fees for FTB lump sums claims that relate to the 2001-02 income year to be tax deductible. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (More Help for Families—Increased Payments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for an ongoing increase in the maximum and base rates of family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for a new maternity payment and maternity immunisation allowance which will replace the current maternity allowance and the Baby Bonus; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: reduce the rate at which FTB Part A reduces from the maximum rate to the base rate; reduce the rate at which FTB Part B is withdrawn; and increase the income free area for FTB Part B. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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