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Second Reading Speeches

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to establish a two year drug testing trial in three regions for 5000 new recipients of newstart allowance and youth allowance;
Farm Household Support Act 2014
to make consequential amendments; and
Farm Household Support Act 2014
,
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to substitute references to the newstart allowance with references to the jobseeker payment following commencement of the
Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018
.