Veterans' Support Amendment Bill (No 2)

About this bill

This bill proposes to implement recommendations made by the Paterson Report. It focuses on improving access to services for veterans, improving support for veterans' families, supporting veterans and their families at the end of the veteran's life, and removing unfair provisions of the Veteran's Support Act 2014.

Current status

Royal Assent given 06 August 2020.
Enacted as the Veterans' Support Amendment Act 2020 (2020/54)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill

All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 232-2
Introduced 20 March 2020
First reading 27 May 2020
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 16 June 2020
Select Committee report back 21 July 2020
Second reading 30 July 2020
Committee of the whole House 30 July 2020
Third reading 30 July 2020
Royal Assent 6 August 2020
Enacted as Veterans' Support Amendment Act 2020 (2020/54)
Divided No

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