Supplementary Order Paper No 43

No 43

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Ricardo Menéndez March, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 6

After clause 6(1) (page 2, after line 10), insert:

(1A)

In Schedule 4, Part 5, replace clause 1 with:

1In respect of any child, $325 a week

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Bill by replacing age-related payment rates for the Unsupported child’s benefit in the Social Security Act 2018 with one flat rate for all children eligible to receive it.