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Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Summary

Amends the Farm Household Support Act 1992 and makes consequential amendments to the Age Discrimination Act 2004 and Social Security Act 1991 to provide agriculturally dependent small business operators with the same access as farmers to Exceptional Circumstances assistance, a Health Care Card and concessions for the Youth Allowance and Austudy means tests.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/03/07  
Second reading moved 01/03/07  
Second reading agreed to 22/03/07  
Third reading agreed to 22/03/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/03/07  
Second reading moved 22/03/07  
Second reading agreed to 28/03/07  
Third reading agreed to 28/03/07  
     
Assent 15/04/07 Act no.: 60 of 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
MURPHY, John, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 5221]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes