Second Reading Speeches

Employment and Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 2009

Previous Citations
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 2008
Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Amends the:

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
to increase lump sum compensation to $400,000 and to $110 a week (to be increased annually) for benefits paid to each prescribed child in the event of a work-related death;
Social Security Act 1991
to: extend the Sickness Allowance and Parenting Payment (single) which prevents a person from receiving payment while there is an Assurance of Support in force; and clarify rent assistance entitlements for Austudy and ABSTUDY receipts. Also makes technical amendments to the
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999
Social Security Legislation Amendment (2007 Budget Measures for Students) Act 2007

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