Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2015 Measures No. 4) Regulation 2015

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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2015 Measures No. 4) Regulation 2015
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 60, 2015
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 30 April 2015
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Mathias Cormann
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 is the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2015 Measures No. 4) Regulation 2015.
2  Commencement
                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Amendments
  
Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997
1  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (at the end of the table)
Add:
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Bathurst 200 Commemoration
To contribute towards the construction of a commemorative flagstaff at the site where Governor Macquarie erected a flagstaff on 7 May 1815 so as to:
(a) enhance international and interstate tourism to the Bathurst region; and
(b) commemorate a regional event of national historical significance.

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Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia
To provide support for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia, to the extent that providing such support:
(a) increases access to, and representation in, the Award nationally:
(i) for people under 18 who are disadvantaged, or who have a mental or physical disability, so as to contribute to their development and enjoyment of a full and decent life; or
(ii) for young people of 18 or over who have a mental or physical disability, so as to contribute to their independence, ability and inclusion in all aspects of life; and
(b) would assist Australia to meet its obligations under:
(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 6(2) and 23(1)); or
(ii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (particularly Article 26(1)).
Note:          The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia encourages young people to volunteer their time in their communities, participate in sport and recreation activities, develop their teamwork and leadership competence, and develop their personal interests and social skills.

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Grants in Aid Sub‑Programme
To support key national educational research and representative organisations to carry out the following activities in relation to education and schooling:
(a) to conduct research, and gather community and industry views, for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth;
(b) to develop and maintain websites, and otherwise send and receive information through the use of online communication services;
(c) to conduct and disseminate the results of research, to the extent that these activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

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Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Limited
To support the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Limited to carry out the following activities in relation to parent engagement and child and youth wellbeing:
(a) to conduct research for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth;
(b) to develop and maintain websites, and otherwise send and receive information through the use of online communication services;
(c) to disseminate information about Commonwealth research, policies and programmes relating to Indigenous parents, children and youth;
(d) to conduct and disseminate the results of research, to the extent that these activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

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Financial Wellbeing and Capability—Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capacity—Capability Building
1. To provide funding to Financial Counselling Australia Incorporated (FCA) for the following services:
(a) to develop and provide online information and resources for financial counsellors, financial capability workers and consumers;
(b) to provide the national 1800 financial counselling Helpline telephone service (the Helpline), including the development of national standards and materials for the Helpline.
2. To provide funding to FCA to support:
(a) attendance at national financial counselling conferences by the following:
(i) financial counsellors for the Helpline;
(ii) residents of a Territory; and
(b) the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling conferences that relate to any of the following:
(i) bankruptcy or insolvency;
(ii) invalid or old‑age pensions within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiii) of the Constitution;
(iii) allowances, pensions, endowments, benefits or services to which paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution applies;
(iv) immigrants or aliens;
(v) the Helpline;
(vi) the FCA website or other online information or resources relevant to financial counselling;
(vii) particular issues confronting the residents of Territories.
3. To provide funding to FCA to support the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling conferences, to the extent that the presentation amounts to a measure designed to meet Australia’s international obligations under any of the following:
(a) the Convention on the Rights of the Child;
(b) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;
(c) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women;
(d) the International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
4. To provide funding to FCA to support the following:
(a) attendance at national financial counselling conferences by the following:
(i) Indigenous persons;
(ii) persons who provide financial counselling predominantly to Indigenous persons;
(b) the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling conferences that relate to particular issues confronting Indigenous persons.

 
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