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Thursday, 28 October 2010
Page: 1990

Debate resumed from 18 October, on motion by Ms Marino:

That this House:

(1)   requires the Government:

(a)   urgently to introduce legislation to reinstate the former workplace participation criteria for independent youth allowance, to apply to students whose family home is located in inner regional areas as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics instrument Australian Standard Geographical Classification; and

(b)   to appropriate funds necessary to meet the additional cost of expanding the criteria for participation, with the funds to come from the Education Investment Fund; and

(2)   to send a message to the Senate acquainting it of this resolution and request that it concur.

The SPEAKER —The question is that the motion be agreed to.