24 Jun 2021
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Social Security Act 1991 to: increase the newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP) for carer payment and carer allowance to 208 weeks; remove the qualifying residence period for parenting payment; apply the 208-week NARWP for the low income health care card and Commonwealth seniors health card to temporary visa holders; make amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Act 2021; and make minor technical amendments;
Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to: increase the NARWP for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A to 208 weeks; and introduce a 208-week NARWP for FTB Part B; and
Paid Parental Leave Act 2010 to increase the NARWP for parental leave pay and dad and partner pay to 208 weeks.