Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Social Security Act 2018 in order to implement two initiatives that improve financial assistance for caregivers who receive the orphan's benefit and unsupported child's benefit.

Current status

Royal Assent given 28 June 2021.
Enacted as the Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Act 2021 (2021/25)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 308-2
Introduced 30 July 2020
First reading 8 December 2020
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 22 February 2021
Select Committee report back 31 May 2021
Second reading 8 June 2021
Committee of the whole House 22 June 2021
Third reading 23 June 2021
Royal Assent 28 June 2021
Enacted as Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Act 2021 (2021/25)
Divided No

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