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

Passed first reading 08 December 2020, now with the Social Services and Community Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 22 February 2021

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 308-1
Introduced 30 July 2020
First reading 8 December 2020
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 22 February 2021
Divided No

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