Second Reading Speeches

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to establish a two year drug testing trial in three regions for 5000 new recipients of newstart allowance and youth allowance from 1 July 2018;
Farm Household Support Act 2014
to make consequential amendments; and
Farm Household Support Act 2014
,
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018
.