16 Feb 2022
House of Representatives
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004,
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 and
Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 to: extend eligibility to family members of working age veterans who are experiencing vulnerabilities that give rise to a need for support, whether or not the veteran is participating in a rehabilitation program or has rendered warlike service; and expand the range of supports available to family members under the family support package;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to provide that family support payments for veterans and their families are exempt from income tax; and
Social Security Act 1991 to provide that family support payments for veterans and their families are not income for the purposes of the social security income test.