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Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the: Dental Benefits Act 2008 to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule from 30 June 2016; and establish the Child and Adult Public Dental Scheme to enable capped annual grants of financial assistance to be made to the states and territories for a five-year period from 1 July 2016 to provide dental services to all children and concession cardholder adults; and Age Discrimination Act 2004 and Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/05/16 (2nd Session 44th Parliament)
Second reading moved 05/05/16  
Lapsed at dissolution 09/05/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes