Second Reading Speeches

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017

Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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Amends the:

Social Security Act 1991
to: restrict access to the relocation scholarship to students relocating within Australia and students studying in Australia; align pensioner education supplement fortnightly rates with the amount of study undertaken by eligible students; and provide that payments of the pensioner education supplement cease during semester breaks and holiday periods; and
Social Security Act 1991
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to align education entry payment rates with the amount of study undertaken by eligible students.

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