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  • Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—Initial Measures) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    to: increase and index the minimum annual child support payment; provide for a new method of assessing a parent’s capacity to earn; and reduce the cap on adjusted income for child support assessment purposes and make a consequential amendment to the proposed
    Child Support Legislation Amendment Act 2006
    ;
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to increase the limit on prescribed non-agency payments from 25 to 30 per cent; and
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to address a constitutional issue with the application of the Child Support Scheme to exnuptial children in Western Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide for: the payment of lump sum clean energy advances and clean energy supplements to certain pensioners, veterans, self-funded retirees and families; and the clean energy supplement to be indexed by the Consumer Price Index;
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide for the payment of the lump sum clean energy advances to recipients of the exceptional circumstances relief payment;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to provide for an annual lump sum low income supplement;
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to provide for an annual indexed payment of $140 to certain households requiring essential medical equipment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide an annual payment of up to $300 for certain single income families; and Aged Care Act 1997 to increase the standard resident contribution received by aged care homes by approximately $3.50 per week per resident. Also makes consequential amendments to five Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carer Recognition Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes the Statement for Australia’s Carers and places obligations on public sector agencies and associated providers in relation to the statement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Child Support and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to align child support income estimates with financial years; five Acts to allow parents and eligible carers to have the same care determinations made for a child where the care of the child involves more than one carer; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to non-payment of family tax benefit for non-lodgment of tax returns; the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    in relation to the baby bonus and maternity immunisation allowance; and the
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    in relation to reviews to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carer Recognition Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes the Statement for Australia’s Carers and places obligations on public sector agencies and associated providers in relation to the statement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Consequent on the implementation of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: increase pensions, income support allowances and family payments by 2.5 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and make adjustments to indexation arrangements;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
    to: increase certain family tax benefit rates (FTB) additional to the usual indexation; and introduce a FTB combined supplement;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase disability, war widow and widower, and service pensions by 2.5 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and provide for increases to payment rates and adjustments to indexation by legislative instrument;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to increase the maximum rate weekly permanent impairment compensation, weekly compensation for wholly dependant partners and Special Rate Disability Pension by 2.5 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the low income tax, Senior Australians tax, dependency tax, dependent spouse, housekeeper and child-housekeeper, invalid relative, and parent/parent-in-law offsets, and Medicare levy low-income thresholds; and
    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform and Other 2009 Budget Measures) Act 2009
    and
    Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform) Act 2009
    to make minor technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Consequent on the implementation of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: increase pensions, income support allowances and family payments by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and make adjustments to indexation arrangements;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
    to: increase certain family tax benefit rates (FTB) additional to the usual indexation; and introduce a FTB combined supplement;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase disability, war widow and widower, and service pensions by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and provide for increases to payment rates and adjustments to indexation by legislative instrument;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to increase the maximum rate weekly permanent impairment compensation, weekly compensation for wholly dependant partners and Special Rate Disability Pension by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the low income tax, Senior Australians tax, dependency tax, dependent spouse, housekeeper and child-housekeeper, invalid relative, and parent/parent-in-law offsets, and Medicare levy low-income thresholds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Consequent on the implementation of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: increase pensions, income support allowances and family payments by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and make adjustments to indexation arrangements;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
    to: increase certain family tax benefit rates (FTB) additional to the usual indexation; and introduce a FTB combined supplement;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase disability, war widow and widower, and service pensions by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and provide for increases to payment rates and adjustments to indexation by legislative instrument;
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to increase the maximum rate weekly permanent impairment compensation, weekly compensation for wholly dependant partners and Special Rate Disability Pension by 2.8 per cent over two years, commencing on 1 July 2011; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to increase the low income tax, Senior Australians tax, dependency tax, dependent spouse, housekeeper and child-housekeeper, invalid relative, and parent/parent-in-in law offsets, and Medicare levy low-income thresholds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    The bill: creates the statutory position of Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services to coordinate the Remote Service Delivery Strategy; and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; and regular and annual reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Child Support Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: relocate provisions currently contained in regulations relating to overseas maintenance arrangements; and makes minor and consequential amendments;
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    in relation to: equity between parents in access to courts; and streamlining of certain review processes; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    to make minor and technical amendments in relation to child support. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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