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Farm Household Support Amendment (Temporary Measures) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the: Farm Household Support Act 2014 to increase the farm assets value limit to $5 million for the period 1 November 2018 to 30 June 2019; and Farm House Support Act 2014 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide a two-part payment supplement to eligible farm household allowance recipients for the period 1 September 2018 to 1 June 2019.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/18  
Second reading moved 16/08/18  
Second reading debate 21/08/18  
Second reading debate 22/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 22/08/18  
Consideration in detail debate 22/08/18 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/08/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/08/18  
Second reading moved 22/08/18  
Second reading debate 23/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 23/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 23/08/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 23/08/18  
Assent 24/08/18 Act no: 87 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet KW137]

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Schedules of amendments

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