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Second Reading Speeches

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2015

Social Services
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House of Representatives
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Amends the:

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
to: increase family tax benefit (FTB) Part A fortnightly rates by $10.08 for each FTB child in the family up to 19 years of age; restructure family tax benefit Part B by: increasing the standard rate by $1000.10 per year for families with a youngest child aged under one; maintaining certain standard rates for families, single parents who are at least 60 years of age, grandparents and great-grandparents; and introducing a reduced rate of $1000.10 per year for individuals with a youngest child aged 13 to 16 years of age who are not single parents aged 60 or more or grandparents or great-grandparents; and phase out the family tax benefit Part A and Part B supplements;
Social Security Act 1991
to increase certain youth allowance and disability support pension fortnightly rates by approximately $10.44 for recipients under 18 years of age; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
to make consequential amendments.