Submissions received by the Committee

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1The Australia Institute (PDF 84 KB) 
2Law Council of Australia (PDF 109 KB) 
3National Union of Students (PDF 102 KB) 
4Department of the Environment (PDF 267 KB) 
4.1 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 162 KB) 
5Australian Services Union (ASU) (PDF 288 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The Bill proposes to amend the: Social Security Act 1991 to: specify that persons receiving a green army allowance under the Green Army Programme (GAP) cannot also receive a social security benefit or pension; provide that certain participants in the GAP are not considered workers or employees for the purposes of various laws; and specify the income testing arrangements to apply to a social security pensioner if their partner is receiving a green army allowance; and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments.

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