Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021 [Provisions]

March 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-196-4

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Committee Members


List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the bill
  Key provisions of the bill
  Financial implications
  Legislative scrutiny
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Note on references

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Permanent increase to working age payments
  Permanent increase in income free area
  Extensions to temporary measures
  Other matters raised

Labor Senators' Additional Comments

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens

  Impact of this Bill on Australians
  Impact of this Bill on poverty and the economy
  Impact of this Bill on the social services sector
  Mutual obligations will only hurt people

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearings

Appendix 3—Form letters

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515