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  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to ensure the financial viability of the Commonwealth workers’ compensation scheme, by amending the definitions of ‘disease’ and ‘injury’ and making changes to improve the administration and provision of benefits; and makes amendments consequential on the commencement of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    to: prohibit the operation of major hazard facilities without a licence; and extend its civil penalty regime to breaches of regulations. Also increases the maximum funeral benefits payable and makes a similar amendment to the
    Military Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Bill 2000 [2001]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001
    to extend the repeal date of the Act to 19 September 2033. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make amendments consequential upon, and transitional to, the establishment of Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive. Also repeals the
    Australian Film Commission Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes Screen Australia (SA) as a body corporate, sets out functions and powers, and establishes a governing board and management. SA will replace the Australian Film Commission, the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and Film Australia Limited. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to establish a national income management regime for certain welfare payment recipients;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
    to amend baby bonus payment arrangements for claimants subject to the income management regime; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to replace the Community Development Employment Projects program in the Northern Territory with other employment services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: provide one-off payments to certain older Australians, veterans and carers; provide one-off compensation payments in respect of certain World War Two internments; increase the amount of funeral benefits payable in respect of veterans and the rate of certain veterans’ pensions; and extend backdating periods in relation to war widow and widower pensions. 

    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 (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) 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:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: allow all disability support pensioners to work up to 30 hours a week without having payments suspended or cancelled;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: provide that certain disability support pensioners under 35 years of age with a work capacity of at least eight hours a week attend participation interviews and develop a participation plan with Centrelink; and provide that certain disability support pensioners may live outside Australia indefinitely and continue to receive the disability support pension; and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to enable income management to be triggered by referrals from state and territory agencies; and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: enable the minister to specify states, territories or areas in which the vulnerable, long-term welfare payment and disengaged youth income management measures will apply; provide that income management continues despite a change in residence; and provide that certain parents may be required to enter into a school attendance plan and may have income support payments suspended if the plan is not complied with. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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