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Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 to: provide students from Inner Regional Areas with access to independent youth allowance; reset relocation scholarship values from 2012 for eligible regional students and provide for the values to be indexed from 2013; reduce the value of the student start-up scholarship payment from 2012 and provide for the payments to be indexed annually from 2013; provide for the cessation of the Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/09/11  
Second reading moved 21/09/11  
Second reading debate 13/10/11  
Second reading debate 31/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 31/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 31/10/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/11/11  
Second reading moved 01/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/11  
     
Assent 05/12/11 Act no.: 179 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes