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Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Subsidy) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Skills and Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: remove the annual child care subsidy (CCS) cap so that there will no longer be a limit on the amount of CCS that families, over a specified income, can receive each year; and increase the maximum subsidy rate of CCS for second and subsequent children, where a family has more than one child under 6 years of age.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2021
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 04 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 05 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 05 Aug 2021
Consideration in detail debate 05 Aug 2021
Third reading agreed to 05 Aug 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 09 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 09 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 10 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 12 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 12 Aug 2021
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
  • Requests details: 1 Government agreed to
12 Aug 2021
Bill agreed to, subject to requests 12 Aug 2021
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House made Senate requested amendment
12 Aug 2021
Senate
Third reading agreed to 12 Aug 2021
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
12 Aug 2021
Finally passed both Houses 12 Aug 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 86
  • Year: 2021
27 Aug 2021

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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