03 Apr 2019
House of Representatives
Social Security Act 1991,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and
Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 to provide a one-off energy assistance payment to recipients of the age pension, disability support pension, carer payment, farm household allowance, parenting payment, austudy, ABSTUDY Living Allowance, double orphan pension, newstart allowance, partner allowance, sickness allowance, special benefit, widow allowance, widow pension B, wife pension and youth allowance, and recipients of certain veterans’ payments, who are payable and residing in Australia on 2 April 2019; and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to provide that the energy assistance payment is exempt from income tax.