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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Expanded Gold Card Access) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide that all veterans, including former members of the Defence Force and members of a peacekeeping force, who have served in war or war-like operations, are eligible for medical treatment, regardless of whether the condition or injury was caused by war or contracted during war or war-like operations.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/11/15  
Second reading moved 11/11/15  
Second reading debate 25/02/16  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
Restored to Notice Paper 19/04/16  
Lapsed at dissolution 09/05/16  
Restored to Notice Paper 01/09/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Independent/Australian Greens [sheet 7842]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes