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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Seasonal Worker Incentives for Jobseekers) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991, Farm Household Support Act 2014 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to trial a social security income test incentive aimed at increasing the number of job seekers who undertake specified seasonal horticultural work, such as fruit picking.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/17  
Second reading moved 23/03/17  
Second reading debate 29/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 29/03/17  
Third reading agreed to 29/03/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/03/17  
Second reading moved 30/03/17  
Second reading debate 14/06/17  
Second reading agreed to 14/06/17  
Third reading agreed to 14/06/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/06/17  
Assent 22/06/17 Act no: 54 - 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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)