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Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Subsidy) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Skills and Employment

Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: remove the annual child care subsidy (CCS) cap so that there will no longer be a limit on the amount of CCS that families, over a specified income, can receive each year; and increase the maximum subsidy rate of CCS for second and subsequent children, where a family has more than one child under 6 years of age.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/21  
Second reading moved 24/06/21  
Second reading debate 04/08/21  
Second reading debate 05/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 05/08/21  
Consideration in detail debate 05/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 05/08/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/08/21  
Second reading moved 09/08/21  
Second reading debate 09/08/21  
Second reading debate 10/08/21  
Second reading debate 12/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 12/08/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/08/21 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Requests details: 1 Government agreed to
Bill agreed to, subject to requests 12/08/21  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/08/21 Details: House made Senate requested amendment
     
Senate
Third reading agreed to 12/08/21  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/08/21 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/08/21  
Assent 27/08/21 Act no: 86 - Year: 2021
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
LEIGH, Andrew, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1353]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Government [sheet PV119]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedules of the request by the Senate for amendment and the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes