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Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Family and Community Services

Summary

Introduced with the Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005, the bill amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: increase the number of hours of child care benefit payable without needing to meeting the work/training/study test; and modify the work/training/study test applicable to those who wish to claim up to 50 hours child care benefit in a week.

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 09/11/05  
Second reading moved 09/11/05  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/05  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/12/05  
Second reading moved 01/12/05  
Second reading agreed to 05/12/05  
Third reading agreed to 06/12/05  
     
Assent 14/12/05 Act no.: 150 - Year: 2005
     

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