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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: provide that community development program (CDP) participants are subject to the targeted compliance framework; insert exemptions for CDP participants undertaking subsidised employment who are still in receipt of the newstart allowance, youth allowance, disability support pension, special benefit or parenting payment; create exceptions to work refusal failures for CDP participants who refuse subsidised employment and exceptions for participants undertaking subsidised employment who refuse other offers of employment; and create exceptions to unemployment failures for participants who voluntarily leave a suitable subsidised job without a valid reason, or are dismissed from a suitable subsidised job for misconduct; Farm House Support Act 2014, Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments; and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to make contingent amendments.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/08/18  
Second reading moved 23/08/18  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes