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Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020


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

Summary

Amends: 17 Acts to make consequential amendments as a result of the establishment of Services Australia as an executive agency under the Public Service Act 1999 on 1 February 2020; and the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988, Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997 and Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973 to make governance changes in relation to Services Australia.

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 13/05/20  
Second reading moved 13/05/20  
Second reading debate 07/10/20  
Second reading debate 08/10/20  
Second reading debate 19/10/20  
Second reading debate 20/10/20  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/20  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/11/20  
Second reading moved 09/11/20  
Second reading debate 12/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 12/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/11/20  
Assent 20/11/20 Act no: 104 - Year: 2020
     

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

Bills Digest



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