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  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to prohibit certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to permit the transportation of pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area;
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to repeal permit system amendments providing public access to certain Aboriginal land; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to enable community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores. 

    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the rate at which FTB Part A reduces from the maximum rate to the base rate; reduce the rate at which FTB Part B is withdrawn; and increase the income free area for FTB Part B. Also contains application and transitional provisions.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

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (More Help for Families—One-off 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
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide for a one-off payment to eligible families; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for one-off payments to carer allowance and carer payment recipients. Also establishes an administrative scheme to provide payments if the statutory one-off payments regime does not produce an appropriate result. 

    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 and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2003 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exclude from income tests any payments for national socialist persecution;
    Excise Act 1901
    ,
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Products Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to allow access by Centrelink to new data sources relating to taxation;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    to allow access by Centrelink and the Child Support Agency to new data sources relating to financial transactions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the operation of the Assurance of Support Scheme;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to allow payments to be suspended if recipients temporarily travelling overseas do not notify Centrelink of their departure;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow full recovery of any overpayments as a result of a foreign pension lump sum payment in arrears;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to reduce the allowable period of temporary overseas absences for certain payments from 26 weeks to 13 weeks. Also makes minor technical corrections, including to the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2003
    and the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Act 2002
    , and contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and 5 other Acts to: correct various cross-references and drafting errors; simplify and clarify existing provisions; achieve consistency between similar provisions and payments types; and address some unintended consequences of earlier amendments; 6 Acts to: repeal redundant provisions and references; renumber misdescribed provisions; and correct various cross-references;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to introduce changes relating to child care benefits for foster children;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to restore the equivalent legislative position in respect of recovery of certain debts that existed before the introduction of the family assistance law;
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to qualification for mobility allowance; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: repeal redundant provisions, references and notes; and renumber misdescribed provisions. Also repeals the
    First Home Owners Act 1983

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Initiatives and Other Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to correspondence and payment nominees; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend carer payment eligibility to carers of terminally ill profoundly disabled children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to require holders of certain specified visas issued for temporary protection, humanitarian or safe haven purposes to satisfy a special benefit activity test similar to the one that currently operates in relation to newstart allowance, and other newstart allowance conditions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and Other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2002
    to ensure that activity test requirements are applied consistently to both special beneficiaries and newstart allowees; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999
    and
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (1999 Budget and Other Measures) Act 1999
    to correct cross-references as a result of the enactment of the
    Youth Allowance Consolidation Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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