Child Poverty Reduction Bill

About this bill

The purpose of this bill is to encourage a focus on child poverty reduction, facilitate political accountability against published targets, require transparent reporting on child poverty levels, and create a greater commitment by Government to address child well-being.

Current status

Divided into two or more bills — see the schedule of divided bills

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 14-3
Introduced 31 January 2018
First reading 13 February 2018
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 4 April 2018
Select Committee report back 3 October 2018
Second reading 31 October 2018
Committee of the whole House 27 November 2018
Third reading 18 December 2018
Royal Assent 20 December 2018
Enacted as Child Poverty Reduction Act 2018 (2018/57)
Divided Yes

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