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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2014


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 to enable single parents to access the parenting payment (single) until their youngest child has turned 16 years of age; Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for payments under this Act; and Fair Work Act 2009 to provide for an enforceable right to request flexible work arrangements for people with caring responsibilities, including single parents.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/11/14  
Second reading moved 17/11/14  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
Restored to Notice Paper 19/04/16  
Lapsed at dissolution 09/05/16  
     

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