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Second Reading Speeches

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Remote Engagement Program) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Indigenous Australians
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to provide for a supplementary payment to be made to eligible job seekers in remote engagement program pilot communities so that they can engage in activities or placements that are like having a job;
Social Security Act 1991
to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Act 2021
; and
Age Discrimination Act 2004
,
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to remove redundant provisions relating to the former Community Development Employment Projects Scheme.

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