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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: create new income support payment and compliance arrangements for individuals living in remote Australia who are eligible for activity tested income support payments including newstart, youth allowance, parenting payment, disability support pension and special benefit; and remove spent provisions in relation to the Northern Territory Community CDEP Transition Payment and the Community Development Employment Project Scheme; and the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Act 2015 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/15  
Second reading moved 02/12/15  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
Restored to Notice Paper 02/05/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet GX117]

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/12/2015): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (02/03/2016)
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