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  1. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Act 2017 (No. 36, 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-19 | AUS-2017-L-105251

  2. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Services Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (No. 33, 2017). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2017-04-12 | AUS-2017-L-105250

  3. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Injury Insurance Scheme (Queensland) Act 2016 (Act No. 34 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | AUS-2016-L-102375

    An Act to provide for a scheme for the treatment, care and support of persons seriously injured in motor accidents, and to amend this Act, the Civil Liability Act 2003 and the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 for particular purposes

  4. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment Act 2016 (No. 51, 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-05 | AUS-2016-L-105247

  5. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Return to Work Act 2014. - Legislation on-line (Current)

    Adoption: 2014-12-04 | AUS-2014-L-102382

    An Act to provide for the recovery, return to work and support of workers in relation to work injuries; to repeal the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986; to make related amendments to the Civil Liability Act 1934, the Judicial Administration (Auxiliary Appointments and Powers) Act 1988, the Motor Vehicle Accidents (Lifetime Support Scheme) Act 2013, the Supreme Court Act 1935, the WorkCover Corporation Act 1994, the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 and the Work Health and Safety Act 2012; and for other purposes.

  6. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014, SL No. 189. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-09-01 | Date of end of application: 2024-09-01 | AUS-2014-R-105354

  7. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Health Services Act 2014 (Act No. 18, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | AUS-2014-L-97945

    An Act to provide a New Service Framework for Health Services in the Northern Territory, and for related purposes Repeals the Hospital Networks Governing Councils Act 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012).

  8. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Disability Insurance Scheme (NSW Enabling) Act 2013 No 104. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-27 | AUS-2013-L-97943

    An Act to provide for the transfer of the disability services assets of the State in connection with the National Disability Insurance Scheme of the Commonwealth; and for other purposes.

  9. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (No. 67 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-12 | AUS-2013-L-105487

    The purpose of this Act is to-
    (a) simplify the provisions applying to the rehabilitation of injured workers and compensation in relation to injuries or deaths arising out of accidents and diseases in the workplace on or after 1 July 2014; and
    (b) streamline the provisions of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 which continue to apply in respect of injuries or deaths arising out of accidents and diseases in the workplace before 1 July 2014; and
    (c) provide a single gateway for claims for compensation whether under this Act or the Accident Compensation Act 1985; and
    (d) provide for the registration of employers and the payment of WorkCover premiums; and
    (e) repeal the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993; and
    (f) make consequential amendments to the Accident Compensation Act 1985, the Workers Compensation Act 1958 and certain other Acts.

  10. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Adelaide Workers' Homes Act 2013 (No. 19 of 2013). - Legislation on-line (Current)

    Adoption: 2013-07-04 | AUS-2013-L-102416

    An Act to provide for the Constitution of Adelaide Workers' Homes Incorporated.

  11. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment (Supporting More Australians into Work) Act 2013 (No. 121, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-29 | AUS-2013-L-95487

    An Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes.

  12. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Obligations and Prudential Standards) Act 2012 (Act No. 117 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-09-11 | AUS-2012-L-91785

  13. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2012 (Act No. 98 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | AUS-2012-L-91774

    An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and other legislation, and for related purposes.

  14. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (Act No. 102 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | AUS-2012-L-91779

    An Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes.

  15. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) Act 2012 (Act No. 51, 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-26 | AUS-2012-L-91706

    An Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance, child support and veterans' entitlements, and for related purposes.

    Schedule 1 - Work rule for disability support pension
    Schedule 2 - Participation requirements for disability support pension
    Schedule 3 - Portability of disability support pension
    Schedule 4 - Average weekly earnings and other amendments

  16. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (No. 29 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-04 | AUS-2011-L-105395

    An Act to establish a scheme for the payment of compensation, and certain expenses, related to the contraction by workers of asbestos-related disease in the course of their employment, and for related purposes.

  17. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other Measures) Act 2011 (Act No. 79 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-28 | AUS-2011-L-91835

    An Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security and student assistance, and for related purposes.

  18. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    ComSuper Act 2011 (Act No. 57 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-01 | AUS-2011-L-91799

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - ComSuper
    Part 3 - Chief Executive Officer, staff and consultants
    Part 4 - Finance and reporting requirements
    Part 5 - Miscellaneous

  19. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 58 of 201). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-01 | AUS-2011-L-91800

    An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 and the ComSuper Act 2011, and for other purposes.

    Also amends a number of other Acts.

  20. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Act No. 52 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-30 | AUS-2011-L-91776

    An Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security, paid parental leave and Aboriginal land rights, and for related purposes.

  21. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Act 2011 (Act No. 53 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-30 | AUS-2011-L-91798

    An Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, child support and social security, and for related purposes.

    Also amends the following Acts:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

  22. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 (No. 59, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-28 | AUS-2011-L-88637

    An Act to provide for the administration of certain Australian Government superannuation schemes by a single body, and for related purposes.

  23. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Legislation Amendment (Job Seeker Compliance) Act 2011 (No. 48, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-27 | AUS-2011-L-88636

    An Act to amend the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, and for related purposes.

  24. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Carer Recognition Act 2010 (No. 123, 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-18 | AUS-2010-L-88645

    The object of this Act is to increase recognition and awareness of carers and to acknowledge the valuable contribution they make to society (section 3).

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    1. Short title
    2. Commencement
    3. Object of Act
    4. Definitions
    5. Meaning of carer
    Part 2 - The Statement for Australia's Carers
    6. The Statement for Australia's Carers
    Part 3 - Obligations of public service agencies and associated providers
    7. Obligations of all public service agencies
    8. Additional obligations of public service care agencies
    9. Obligations of associated providers
    Part 4 - Other matters
    10. Act does not create legally enforceable obligations etc.
    11. Act not intended to exclude similar State or Territory laws
    12. Regulations
    Schedule 1 - The Statement for Australia's Carers

  25. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Act 2010 (No. 100, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-06 | AUS-2010-L-84652

    Amends the 1993 Act concerning limited recourse borrowing arrangements.

  26. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Act 2010 (No. 93, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-29 | AUS-2010-L-84660

    Amends legislation relating to the Northern Territory National Emergency Response and to provide for matters relating to income management.

  27. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Carers (Recognition) Act 2010 No 20. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-19 | AUS-2010-L-93146

    PART 1 Preliminary
    1. Name of Act
    2. Commencement
    3. Objects of Act
    4. Definitions
    5. Meaning of 'carer'

    PART 2 NSW Carers Charter
    6. Charter for recognition of carers
    7. Obligations of public sector agencies
    8. Additional obligations of human service agencies
    9. Legal rights not affected

    PART 3 Carers Advisory Council
    10. Establishment of Carers Advisory Council
    11. Membership and procedure of Carers Advisory Council
    12. Functions of Carers Advisory Council

    PART 4 Miscellaneous
    13. Regulations
    14. Transitional provision
    15. Review of Act

    SCHEDULE 1 NSW Carers Charter

  28. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Act 2010 (No. 45, 2010) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-14 | AUS-2010-L-84659

    SCHEDULE 1 - WEEKLY PAYMENTS
    PART 1: Family assistance
    Division 1 - Family tax benefit
    - A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    Division 2 - Baby bonus: main amendment
    - A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    Division 3 - Baby bonus: related provisions
    - A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

    PART 2: Social security
    Division 1 - Main amendment
    - Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    Division 2 - Consequential amendments
    - Social Security Act 1991
    - Social Security (Administration) Act 1999


    SCHEDULE 2 - TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999


    SCHEDULE 3 - FAMILY ASSISTANCE PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT FAMILY ASSISTANCE LEGISLATION

  29. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (No. 5, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-19 | AUS-2010-L-83358

    Amends section 100 by inserting "(1)" before "if". Also adds a new sub section (2) concerning requests for declaration.

  30. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment (National Green Jobs Corps Supplement) Act 2009 (Act No. 116, 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-04 | AUS-2009-L-83907

    Amends the Social Security Act 1991 by inserting a new subsection 23(1), 23(4AA)(aa), 503C, 541(1B), 556B, 601(4C), 601(5), 645, 1049(2A), 1188KA and 1223(7) concerning the establishment of a National Green Jobs Corps supplement.

  31. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Veterans' Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform) Act 2009 (No. 81, 2009). - Act online

    Adoption: 2009-09-10 | AUS-2009-L-82500

    Amends legislation relating to veterans' affairs, social security, military rehabilitation and compensation and aged care.

  32. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security) Act 2008 (No. 131, 2008). - Act online

    Adoption: 2008-12-01 | AUS-2008-L-81517

    Amends a number of Acts in order to provide economic security strategy payments.

  33. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Act 2008 (No. 64, 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-30 | AUS-2008-L-80422

    Repeals sections 52-10 and 52-40 of the Tax Assessment Act 1997. Also amends the Social Security Act by repealing subsection 17(1), Part 2.13, paragraph 1061EO(a) and section 1061EY. The Social Security (Administration) Act is amendment by repealing paragraph 15(5)(d) and section 47(1).

  34. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Board and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Act 2008 (No. 26, 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-23 | AUS-2008-L-79466

    Makes numerous amendments to the acts relating to superannuation.

  35. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    WorkCover Corporation (Governance Review) Amendment Act 2008 (No. 16 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-19 | AUS-2008-L-81893

    Amends the WorkCover Corporation Act 1994, sections 4 (Continuation of Corporation), 13 (functions), 14A (inserts new section concerning Direction of Minister), 17 (delegations), inserts new Part 3A (charter and performance statement), and amends sections 18 (accounts), and 19 (audits).

  36. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008 (No. 19, 2008).

    Adoption: 2008-05-26 | AUS-2008-L-80280

    Makes numerous amendments to the below Acts with respect to one-off payments.

  37. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Transition to Retirement - State Superannuation) Act 2008 (No. 4 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-13 | AUS-2008-L-81892

    Amends the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 (sections 3, 26, 26D, 30A, 30B, and 35E) and the Superannuation Act 1988 (26A, 28A, 33A, 39A, 40B, 43A, 43AF, 45, 47C, and 47D). The amendments were made in order to facilitate transition to retirement processes as an option for members in the public service .

  38. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Act 2008 (No. 1, 2008). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 2008-02-18 | Date of partial entry into force: 2008-03-20 | AUS-2008-L-78690

  39. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Act 2007 (No. 172, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-28 | AUS-2007-L-77365

    Makes amendments to the provisions concerning mobility allowances, youth allowances, parenting payment recipients having a partial capacity to work, dependent children and participation requirements and activity test.

  40. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Act 2007 (No. 173, 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-28 | AUS-2007-L-77366

  41. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Act 2007 (No. 130). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-17 | AUS-2007-L-77344

  42. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Laws Amendment (2007 Budget Co-contribution Measure) Act 2007 (No. 67, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-15 | AUS-2007-L-76572

    Adds a new section 12A at the end of Division 2 of Part 2 of the Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income
    Earners) Act 2003 concerning the amount of the Government contribution for 2005-06 income year.

  43. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007 (No. 66, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-11 | AUS-2007-L-76571

    Makes various amendments to a number of acts to provide for one-off payments to older Australians.

  44. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Vocational Rehabilitation Services) Act 2007 (No. 65, 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-04-15 | AUS-2007-L-76074

    Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and the Social Services Act 1986.

  45. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 144 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-04-12 | AUS-2007-L-76070

    Amends legislation relating to safety, rehabilitation and compensation.

  46. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Simplification) Act 2007 (No. 15, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-15 | AUS-2007-L-76026

    Amends the law relating to taxation, superannuation, social security and veterans' entitlements. In particular it repeals a large number of sections in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and entirely repeals the Income Tax (Superannuation Payments Withholding Tax) Act 2002. In addition, it makes consequential amendments to a large number of other Acts.

  47. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Act 2007 (No. 29, 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-15 | AUS-2007-L-76033

    Amends the law relating to veterans' entitlements and military rehabilitation and compensation.

  48. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Electricity Industry Superannuation Scheme) Act 2006 (Act No. 35 of 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-14 | AUS-2006-L-76251

    Amends section 1 of the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and section 24 of the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Act 1999 with respect to superannuation.

  49. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget Measures) Act 2006 (No. 156, 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-08 | AUS-2006-L-79654

    Makes amendments to laws relating to social security, veterans' entitlements, family assistance, student assistance, aged care and child support.

  50. Australia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme - New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006 (No. 146, 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-12-06 | AUS-2006-L-79659

    Makes amendments to the laws relating to child support including the rate of child support payable to a parent for a child and how this is calculated.

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