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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on certain activities administered by the Department of Social Services.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 21 Mar 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022
Date of repeal 27 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Social Services Measures No. 1) Regulations 2022

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 17 March 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Simon Birmingham

Minister for Finance

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Social Services Measures No. 1) Regulations 2022.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

22 March 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

1  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 298)

Repeal the item, substitute:

298

Jobs and Market Fund

To promote the effective operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986 by funding activities directed to:

(a) increasing the number and capability of disability support, aged care and veterans’ care service providers and workers; and

(b) ensuring that there are sufficient disability support, aged care and veterans’ care service providers and workers to service all areas of need.

This objective has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) to support veterans and their families; or

(c) for the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits, medical services and dental services, and benefits to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(d) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 3, 4, 9, 19, 20, 25 and 26; or

(e)  that are specifically targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; or

(f)  in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

2  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

538

National Disability Data Asset

To provide funding for the establishment of an enduring National Disability Data Asset, including:

(a) building infrastructure and a model for a national data integration system; and

(b) linking de‑identified data from Commonwealth, State and Territory service systems; and

(c) providing data products on national priorities, including data to support outcomes reporting under the outcomes framework for Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021‑2031; and

(d) establishing governance arrangements; and

(e) working with the States and Territories and other stakeholders in relation to the matters referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d).

This objective has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) with respect to census and statistics; or

(c) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

539

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building

To give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 1, 8, 9, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, and 29, by:

(a) funding projects that:

(i)   create connections between people with disability, their families and carers and the communities they live in; and

(ii) build the knowledge, skills and confidence of people with disability, their families and carers; and

(iii) improve access to community and mainstream services for people with disability; and

(b) providing resources and delivering activities to support prospective applicants to apply for that funding and to deliver those projects; and

(c) providing opportunities for funding recipients to connect with each other and to share experiences and lessons from the delivery of funded projects.