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  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to provide funds for vocational education and training in 2005 under the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) agreement; and update the current funding limits for 2004 to reflect the outcome of earlier negotiations with the States and Territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to provide funds for vocational education and training in 2005 under the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) agreement; and update the current funding limits for 2004 to reflect the outcome of earlier negotiations on a new ANTA agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to: supplement 2003 funding; appropriate general vocational education and training funding for 2004; provide additional growth funding in 2004 for those State and Territories that satisfy the provisions set out in the Australian National Training Authority Agreement for 2004-2006; and provide further funding under the “Australians Working Together” and “Recognising and Improving the Capacity of People with a Disability” programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992
    to: supplement 2002 funding; appropriate general vocational education and training funding for 2003; and provide additional growth funding in 2003 for those State and Territories that satisfy the provisions set out in the Australian National Training Authority Agreement for 2001-2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Venture Capital Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Taxation Laws Amendment (Venture Capital) Bill 2002, the bill establishes a registration and reporting process for venture capital limited partnerships, Australian venture capital funds of funds and eligible venture capital investors, administered by the Pooled Development Funds Registration Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    to: increase the single maximum basic rate of veterans' affairs pensions from 20 September 2009; index veterans' affairs pensions using the Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index; index veterans' affairs pensions using a combined couple benchmark; increase veterans' affairs pensions to compensate for anticipated increases in the living cost index arising from the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme; increase the income test taper rate and remove the additional income test free area for dependent children; introduce a Work Bonus so that certain income is disregarded as ordinary income; close the pension bonus scheme from 20 September 2009; increase the pension age for persons other than veterans from 65 to 67 years; enable certain veterans' affairs pension recipients to apply for an advance of veterans' affairs entitlements;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to consolidate a number of smaller payments and allowances into one pension supplement;
    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow veterans' affairs pensioners to transition to the new arrangements; and
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to the calculation of total assessable income for residents in aged care. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (International Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: give effect to arrangements for entering into international agreements in relation to the payment of pensions and providing assistance and benefits to eligible persons; authorise the use of funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for those purposes; and align the veterans’ entitlements means test with the social security means test;
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to make minor and technical consequential amendments;
    Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
    to extend the period for which the Commonwealth or Australian Federal Police may be considered as a nuclear test participant for the purposes of the Act; and
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    to make minor amendments in relation to a definition and clarifying compensation matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (2007 Election Commitments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend the automatic grant of intermediate and temporary special rate disability pensions to eligible dependants of veterans or members;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend eligibility for income support supplements to certain war widows and widowers; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to extend a tax exempt bereavement payment to the estate of certain single pensioners who die in indigent circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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