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Social Security Amendment (Apprenticeship Wage Top-Up for Australian Apprentices) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Vocational and Further Education

Summary

Amends the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide $2,000 over two years to Australian apprentices under the age of 30 who are undertaking an Australian apprenticeship in a trade occupation identified as experiencing national skills shortages; and to exempt the payment from assessment as income.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/05/07  
Second reading moved 24/05/07  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/07  
Second reading moved 19/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/07  
     
Assent 28/06/07 Act no.: 114 - Year: 2007
     

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)