Family Assistance Legislation and Consolidated Disallowable Instruments

The legislation used as the basis for family assistance payments administered by the Department, including Family Tax Benefit, Schoolkids Bonus, Baby Bonus and other matters relating to family assistance are:

Legislation can be viewed at the ComLaw website

Consolidated Disallowable Instruments

The following Consolidated Disallowable Instruments are relevant to those parts of family assistance law administered by the Department.

Schoolkids Bonus

Education Tax Refund Administrative Scheme

Family Tax Benefit

Clean Energy Advance

Family Assistance – General

Maternity Immunisation Allowance*

*Maternity Immunisation Allowance is no longer available from 1 July 2012.  However, some individuals who met the requirements by 30 June 2012 may be able to claim and receive payment of the allowance up to 30 June 2013, depending on circumstances.

Content Updated: 24 April 2014