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Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Education and Training


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 (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 (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. Also makes consequential amendments to five Acts.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/15  
Second reading moved 02/12/15  
Lapsed at prorogation 15/04/16  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

  • Regulation impact statement


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (03/12/2015): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (04/04/2016)