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  1. Australia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  2. Australia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  3. Australia - Social assistance and services - 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

  4. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Aged Care Amendment (Extra Services) Act 2005 (No. 59 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | AUS-2005-L-71556

    Amends Paragraph 31-1(a), Section 31-2, Paragraph 33-1(a), Section 33-2, Division 34 (repealed), Paragraph 35-1(2)(c), Subsection 36-3(1), Paragraph 63-1(1)(i), Section 85-1 (table item 32) and Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (definition of expiry date).

  5. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment (Extension of Youth Allowance and Austudy Eligibility to New Apprentices) Act 2005 (No. 66 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-26 | AUS-2005-L-71557

    Amends the Social Security Act 1991 to allow for the payment of study benefits to apprentices.

  6. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Family and Community Services and Veteran's Affairs Legislation Amendment (2003 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2003. - Act No. 122, 2003

    Adoption: 2003-12-05 | AUS-2003-L-66600

    Amends Social Security Act 1991 as well as a number of other acts relating to social security law, family assistance law and law about veterans' entitlements and child support. Makes provision for exclusion of payments for National Socialist persecution from income, assurances of support, stopping payment for people absent from Australia without notice, comparable foreign payment debt recovery, and reduction of portability period.

  7. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Aged Care Act, 1997. [No. 112 of 1997] - Act (as amended up to July 2004)

    Adoption: 1997-07-07 | AUS-1997-L-50932

    Provides for care for the aged. Covers subsidies, responsibilities of approved providers, and administration.

  8. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Friendly Societies (Victoria) Act 1996 (No. 83 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-12-23 | AUS-1996-L-46799

    Provides a Friendly Societies Code which governs the registration, administration, and management of friendly societies.

  9. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (No. 81 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-12-17 | AUS-1996-L-46797

    Provides financial assistance to victims of violent crimes, their immediate family, and by-standers who are also injured. Assistance shall cover medical expenses, psychological counselling, and funeral expenses.

  10. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Housing Assistance Act (No. 24 of 1996). - Act (as amended up to March 2000)

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | AUS-1996-L-44810

    Requires the Commonwealth to arrange inter-government agreements with the States for the purpose of creating and financing housing-assistance programmes.

  11. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Supported Accomodation Assistance Amendment Act 1994 (No. 175 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-16 | AUS-1994-L-40176

    Amendments in respect of, inter alia, grants for supported accommodation services and payments for the purpose of national research and development.

  12. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Housing Assistance Amendment Act 1994 (No. 34 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-03-15 | AUS-1994-L-37225

    Amends the Housing Assistance Act 1989 regarding the amounts of principal appropriation, authorisation of grants to be matched by the State, and related matters.

  13. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Children Rebate Act 1993 (No. 112 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-12-24 | AUS-1993-L-36549

    Consists of 6 Parts and 64 sections. Part 1 provides for commencement, definitions and application. Part 2 concerns eligibility of families to register for childcare rebate. Parts 3 and 4 regulate claims and payments of child care rebate. Part 5 deals with administrative matters and Part 6 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  14. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Public Employees Housing Act 1987 (No. 74 of 1987). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-11-19 | AUS-1987-L-6219

  15. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Community Services Act 1987. No. 16.

    Adoption: 1987-05-12 | AUS-1987-L-3730

    Changes the title of the Community Welfare Services Act 1970 and amends it in regard to guiding principles and welfare services, inter alia.

  16. Australia - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Veterans' Entitlements Regulations. Statutory Rules 1986 No. 97.

    Adoption: 1986-05-19 | AUS-1986-R-2534

    Issued under the Veterans' Entitlement Act 1986. Details, inter alia, information required for purposes of ss. 107(7) and 108(11) of the Act and other procedural matters. Schedule 1 lists the State laws which are declared relevant for purposes of s. 89(3) of the Act, with ensuing modifications of those laws.

  17. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Security (Poverty Traps Reduction) Act 1985. No. 169.

    Adoption: 1985-12-16 | AUS-1985-L-2277

    Various amendments to the Social Security Act 1947, respecting rent assistance, widows' pensions, wives' pensions, etc. Scheduled for entry into operation on 1 Nov. 1986.

  18. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Legislation Amendment Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-06-02 | AUS-1982-L-10662

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947 [LS 1947-Austral. 3...1951-Aust. 2] and the Social Services Amendment Act 1979. No. 37. Numerous amendments.

  19. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Amendment Act 1981.

    Adoption: 1981-10-30 | AUS-1981-L-11075

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947 [LS 1947-Aust.3...1951-Aust.2] and for related purposes. No. 159. Amends, inter alia, provisions as to pensions and sickness benefit.

  20. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Amendment Act 1979.

    Adoption: 1979-10-29 | AUS-1979-L-12439

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947 and for related purposes. No. 121. Numerous amendments.

  21. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services amendment Act 1978.

    Adoption: 1978-10-26 | AUS-1978-L-13024

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947 [LS 1947-Austral.3...1951-Aust.2]. No. 128. Numerous amendments.

  22. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Amendment Act (No. 3) 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-10-22 | AUS-1976-L-13848

    An Act relating to social services. No. 111. Numerous amendments to the Social Services Act 1947 (LS 1947-Austral.3...1951-Aust.2).

  23. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act 1975.

    Adoption: 1975-05-19 | AUS-1975-L-18628

    An Act relating to social services. No. 34. Miscellaneous amendments to the Social Services Act 1947-1974: LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2; inter alia, repeals Div. 4B of Part III.

  24. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act 1974.

    Adoption: 1974-03-22 | AUS-1974-L-15094

    An Act relating to social services [LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2]. No. 2. Miscellaneous amendments.

  25. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 4) 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-09-26 | AUS-1973-L-16113

    An Act relating to social services. No. 103. Numerous amendments to the Social Services Act 1947-1972 (LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2); inter alia, repeals s. 5 and adds a new Div. 4 B (Transitional benefit for the aged blind) in Part III and a new Part VIA (Double orphans' pensions).

  26. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 3) 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-06-14 | AUS-1973-L-16110

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947 - 1972 [LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2], as amended by the Social Services Act 1973 and the Social Services Act (No. 2) 1973. No. 48. Amendments to provisions respecting supporting mothers' benefits.

  27. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 2) 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-05-08 | AUS-1973-L-16108

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1972 [LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2], as amended by the Social Services Act 1973. No. 26. Miscellaneous amendments.

  28. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-03-16 | AUS-1973-L-16107

    An Act relating to social services. No. 1. Amends the Social Services Act 1947-1972 (LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2).

  29. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 4) 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-09-27 | AUS-1972-L-16370

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1971 [LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2], as amended by the Social Services Acts Nos. 1, 2 and 3 of 1972. No. 79. Miscellaneous amendments.

  30. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 2) 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-09-29 | AUS-1971-L-16916

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1970 [LS 1947 - Aust. 3 ... 1951 -Aust 2], as amended by the Social Services Act 1971. No. 67. Amends ss. 28, 28A, 33, 50, 63, 63A, 80, 95, 112, 112A and 114.

  31. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Service Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-04-07 | AUS-1971-L-16912

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1970 [LS 1947 - Aut. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2, as amended by the Social Services Acts Nos. 2 and 59 of 1970.

  32. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (2) 1970.

    Adoption: 1970-09-28 | AUS-1970-L-17426

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1969 as amended by the Social Services Act 1970. No. 59. Numerous amendments.

  33. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Service Act 1947-1970.

    Adoption: 1970-03-24 | AUS-1970-L-17423

    An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the payment of Old-Age Pensions, Invalid Pensions, Widows' Pensions, Maternity Allowances, Child Endowment, Unemployment Benefits and Sickness Benefits, and other purposes. No. 2. Numerous amendments.

  34. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act 1968.

    Adoption: 1968-09-27 | AUS-1968-L-18386

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1967/1. No. 65. Numerous amendments.

  35. Australia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Services Act 1967.

    Adoption: 1967-04-21 | AUS-1967-L-18857

    An Act to amend the Social Services Act 1947-1966. No. 10. Inter alia, inserts a new Part VIIA (sheltered employment allowances).


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