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Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Workforce Participation

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 in relation to: mobility allowance for those persons undertaking vocational rehabilitation, receiving parenting payment or working at least 15 hours per week under the supported wage system; qualification for youth allowance; access to certain benefits and concessions for partnered parenting payment recipients with a partial capacity to work; eligibility for certain allowances for persons with at least 14 per cent care of a child; parenting payment participation requirements; the activity test for newstart allowance; and makes a technical correction.

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 20/06/07  
Second reading moved 20/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/08/07  
Second reading moved 17/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 20/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 20/09/07  
     
Assent 28/09/07 Act no.: 172 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5383]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5397]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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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)