The Hugo Group

menu icon

Social Security (Winter Energy Payment) Amendment Bill

Introduced on March 4. The Bill corrects drafting errors and retrospectively validates payments to some beneficiaries last year and ensures they are eligible this year. First reading on March 7 and referred to the Social Services and Community Committee, to be reported by April 1. National opposed to the short process. Reported back on March 27 with second reading on April 4, committee stage April 9 and third reading April 10. National and ACT voted against throughout. Social Security (Winter Energy Payment) Amendment Bill