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Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education and Training

Summary

Introduced with the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016, the bill amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: cease the child care benefit (CCB) and child care rebate; introduce a child care subsidy (CCS) which is subject to both an income and activity test; introduce various rates of additional child care subsidy (ACCS) that are available in certain circumstances; and make amendments in relation to CCS and ACCS claims, reviews of decisions, provider approvals, and compliance obligations of approved providers of child care services; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to provide that the current vaccination and immunisation details and schedules may be applied, adopted or incorporated in a minister’s determination; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to: circumstances in which applications for approval of a child care service are taken not to have been made; backdating of CCB service approvals; reassessments of child care service conditions of continued approval; and cessation of enrolment advances; A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 in relation to goods and services tax treatment of new child care funding programs; and A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999, Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013, Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential 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 01/09/16  
Second reading moved 01/09/16  
Second reading debate 22/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 22/03/17  
Third reading agreed to 22/03/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/17  
Second reading moved 23/03/17  
Second reading debate 23/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 23/03/17 Amendment details: 14 Derryn Hinch Justice Party agreed to
Third reading agreed to 23/03/17  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 27/03/17 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/03/17  
Assent 04/04/17 Act no: 22 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8110]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 8109]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Derryn Hinchs Justice Party [sheet 8108]
HINCH, Sen Derryn

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  • Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8111]
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

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  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 8103]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/09/2016): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/10/2016); Corrigendum to report (20/10/16)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )