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    Date: 29/08/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3363149 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: PYBURNE, Paula

  • Concerns raised over Government disability payments scheme Posted 26/08/2014 by Luke Buckmaster The Senate is scheduled this week to debate legislation establishing a payment scheme for around 10,000 workers with intellectual disability whose wages were determined using a tool found by the Full Court of the Federal Court to be
    Date: 26/08/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3357833 - Source: FlagPost - Author: BUCKMASTER, Luke

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    Date: 25/08/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3356089 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: BUCKMASTER, Luke - P...

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    Date: 22/08/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3350000 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: THOMAS, Matthew

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    Date: 21/08/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3348176 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: EY, Carol - KLAPDOR,...

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    Date: 19/08/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3344769 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: LEE, Margaret

  • The Forrest review and 'cashless welfare' Posted 15/08/2014 by Luke Buckmaster GeorgeMPhotography/ Shutterstock.com One of the more contentious elements in Andrew Forrest’s recent Indigenous Jobs and Training Review was the proposal for a for ‘cashless welfare’ system, provided through what he calls a ‘Healthy Welfare Card’. This FlagPost outlines key
    Date: 15/08/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3342908 - Source: FlagPost - Author: BUCKMASTER, Luke

  • ISSN 1835-6389 Parliamentof Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services The Statistics and Mapping Section produces a selection of the latest economic and social statistics in this Monthly Statistical Bulletin which is updated at the beginning of each month. As a companion to the Bulletin, longer time series of the statistics presented in
    Date: 11/08/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/WUKX6 - Source: MONTHLY STATISTICAL BULLE... - Author: JOHNSON, Sue, (DPS)

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2014-15 11 AUGUST 2014 The ABC: an overview (updated) Dr Rhonda Jolly Social Policy Section Executive summary • This paper presents a brief overall picture of Australia’s principal public service broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).It describes the origins and development of the ABC and looks at
    Date: 11/08/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3346567 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: JOLLY, Rhonda

  • Distributing GST revenue to the states: Where is the revenue raised and what is a ‘relativity’? Posted 30/07/2014 by Tarek Dale Discussions of the distribution of revenue from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the Australian States and Territories often refer to the GST that a particular state ‘collects’,
    Date: 30/07/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3307731 - Source: FlagPost - Author: DALE, Tarek - HALL,...

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2014-15 25 JULY 2014 2014 Superannuation benefits for senators and members elected before 2004 Kai Swoboda, Economics Section Cathy Madden, Politics and Public Administration Section Contents Introduction ................................................................................................ 3 Legislation ........................................................................................................... 3 The Scheme ........................................................................................................ 3 Contributions ...................................................................................................... 3 Retirement benefits .................................................................................... 4 Summary ............................................................................................................. 4 Occasions
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  • Can the Government bypass the Parliament over the GP co-payment? Posted 18/07/2014 by Amanda Biggs Recently, ABC news online reported that based on advice provided to the Greens from the Parliamentary Library, the Government could bypass the Senate to introduce elements of its GP co-payment proposal. The news story goes
    Date: 18/07/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3289538 - Source: FlagPost - Author: BIGGS, Amanda

  • Afghanistan: case for a 'lessons learnt' study? Posted 17/07/2014 by Ravi Tomar Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith (U.S Army Photographer)/Wikimedia Commons On 16 May 2013, the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee tabled its report on The administration, management and objective of Australia's overseas development programs in Afghanistan in
    Date: 17/07/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3285079 - Source: FlagPost - Author: TOMAR, Ravi

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    Date: 14/07/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3278218 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: FERRIS, Leah

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