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senate vote 2014-03-05#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-10-09 15:26:12

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1) to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149) was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • - amending the [National Gambling Reform Act 2012](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/) to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • - amending the [Social Security (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/) so that the income management aspect of the [Cape York Welfare Reform](http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform) initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • - amending the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/) and the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/) so that [Family Tax Benefit Part A](http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b) can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.(Read more about these measures in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).
  • )
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1) to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149) was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • - amending the [National Gambling Reform Act 2012](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/) to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • - amending the [Social Security (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/) so that the income management aspect of the [Cape York Welfare Reform](http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform) initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • - amending the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/) and the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/) so that [Family Tax Benefit Part A](http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b) can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.(Read more about these measures in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).)
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [2013–14 Budget](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget), the [2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook](http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/) (MYEFO) or the [2012–13 Budget](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget). However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements(Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).) are newly proposed by the current Government.
senate vote 2014-03-05#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:39

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149 bill] was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/ National Gambling Reform Act 2012] to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/ Social Security (Administration) Act 1999] so that the income management aspect of the [http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform Cape York Welfare Reform] initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] and the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999] so that [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b Family Tax Benefit Part A] can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.(Read more about these measures in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest]. )
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget 2013–14 Budget], the [http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/ 2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook] (MYEFO) or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget 2012–13 Budget]. However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements(Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].) are newly proposed by the current Government.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1) to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149) was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • - amending the [National Gambling Reform Act 2012](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/) to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • - amending the [Social Security (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/) so that the income management aspect of the [Cape York Welfare Reform](http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform) initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • - amending the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/) and the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/) so that [Family Tax Benefit Part A](http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b) can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.(Read more about these measures in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).
  • )
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [2013–14 Budget](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget), the [2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook](http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/) (MYEFO) or the [2012–13 Budget](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget). However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements(Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029).) are newly proposed by the current Government.
senate vote 2014-03-05#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:58

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149 bill] was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/ National Gambling Reform Act 2012] to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/ Social Security (Administration) Act 1999] so that the income management aspect of the [http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform Cape York Welfare Reform] initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] and the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999] so that [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b Family Tax Benefit Part A] can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.[2]
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] and the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999] so that [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b Family Tax Benefit Part A] can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.(Read more about these measures in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest]. )
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget 2013–14 Budget], the [http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/ 2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook] (MYEFO) or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget 2012–13 Budget]. However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements[3] are newly proposed by the current Government.
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget 2013–14 Budget], the [http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/ 2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook] (MYEFO) or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget 2012–13 Budget]. However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements(Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].) are newly proposed by the current Government.
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these measures in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
senate vote 2014-03-05#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-27 13:04:42

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-03-05.63.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149 bill] was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/ National Gambling Reform Act 2012] to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/ Social Security (Administration) Act 1999] so that the income management aspect of the [http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform Cape York Welfare Reform] initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] and the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999] so that [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b Family Tax Benefit Part A] can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.[2]
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget 2013–14 Budget], the [http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/ 2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook] (MYEFO) or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget 2012–13 Budget]. However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements[3] are newly proposed by the current Government.
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these measures in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
senate vote 2014-03-05#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-27 13:04:18

Title

  • Bills — Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013; Third Reading
  • Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 - Third Reading - Read a third time

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Mitch Fifield</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • <p></p>
  • <p class="speaker">Mark Bishop</p>
  • <p>The question is that the bill be read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it has now passed in the Senate. It will now be sent back to the House of Representatives for them to consider whether they agree with the amendments made in the Senate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5149 bill] was introduced to make a number of key changes. These include:
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_act/ngra2012225/ National Gambling Reform Act 2012] to implement parts of the Government’s responsible gambling policy;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1999338/ Social Security (Administration) Act 1999] so that the income management aspect of the [http://www.datsima.qld.gov.au/datsima/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander/government/programs-and-initiatives/cape-york-welfare-reform Cape York Welfare Reform] initiative can continue for a further two years;
  • * amending the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] and the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999509/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999] so that [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/family-tax-benefit-part-a-part-b Family Tax Benefit Part A] can only be paid up to the end of the calendar year in which a teenager is completing senior secondary school.[2]
  • There are several other measures introduced by this bill that can be explored in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • Most of the measures are savings measures that had been announced by the previous Labor Government in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Australian_federal_budget 2013–14 Budget], the [http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/myefo/html/ 2012–13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook] (MYEFO) or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Australian_federal_budget 2012–13 Budget]. However, the gambling reform measures, the Cape York Welfare Reform measures and the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements[3] are newly proposed by the current Government.
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these measures in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read about the changes to Paid Parental Leave arrangements in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd029 bills digest].