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  • Social Security Amendment (Parenting Payment Transitional Arrangement) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that parenting payment recipients are only covered by the transitional arrangement in respect of children who were in their care before 1 July 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

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    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide students from Inner Regional Areas with access to independent youth allowance; reset relocation scholarship values from 2012 for eligible regional students and provide for the values to be indexed from 2013; reduce the value of the student start-up scholarship payment from 2012 and provide for the payments to be indexed annually from 2013; provide for the cessation of the Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to establish a framework to provide financial assistance for Australians and close family members of Australians who are injured or killed overseas as a result of an overseas terrorist incident; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Supporting Young Carers) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEES, Meg 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend the eligibility of persons under 25 years of age to the carer payment. 

    Bill

  • Social Security Amendment (Training Incentives) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that: certain recipients of newstart allowance and parenting payment may receive a training supplement of $41.60 a fortnight; and early school leavers undertake full-time study or comply with a Youth Allowance Employment Pathway Plan to qualify for youth allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (2009 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    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
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow weekly payments of social security periodic payment, family tax benefit and baby bonus to people assessed as being vulnerable; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to make technical corrections. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Indigenous Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide that: the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination is to be used to assess a person’s qualification for carer allowance; and a person remains qualified for carer allowance three months after the child cared for turns 16;
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: income management; credit of income management accounts in error; credit to income management accounts before debt recovery; student start-up scholarship payments and relocation scholarship payments; and consequential amendments;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the recovery of income management debts; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to: provide to the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) a guaranteed annual payment of $45 million from 1 July 2010, indexed to CPI for later years; provide additional funding to the ILC; and require regular review of these funding arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2012 
    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 extend permanently the income test exemption for the Western Australian Country Age Pension Fuel Card and the Cost of Living Rebate Scheme; seven Acts to reduce from 13 to 6 weeks the length of time individuals can spend overseas while continuing to receive certain income support payments and family payments; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011
    to remove eligibility for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A for people over 18 years of age unless they are in full-time secondary study; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to provide that the rate of FTB Part A for a child is not restricted to the base child rate due to privately collecting less than the full child support entitlement; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to allow a person’s percentage of care for child support and FTB purposes to be based on the actual care of the child immediately in special circumstances; the
    Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to clarify the eligibility of a group of low-income families to the clean energy low income supplement; and the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Australian Apprentices) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exempt the values of payments made under the Skills for Sustainability for Australian Apprentices and Tools For Your Trade programs from treatment as assessable income for taxation, social security and veterans’ affairs purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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