24 May 2007
House of Representatives
Vocational and Further Education
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997,
Social Security Act 1991 and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide $2,000 over two years to Australian apprentices under the age of 30 who are undertaking an Australian apprenticeship in a trade occupation identified as experiencing national skills shortages; and to exempt the payment from assessment as income.