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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018 [Provisions]

7 May 2018
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The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018 (Bill) establishes a mandatory drug testing trial of 5000 recipients of Newstart Allowance and Youth Allowance (Other) in Canterbury-Bankstown, New South Wales; Logan, Queensland and Mandurah, Western Australia.

Trial participants who test positive to an illicit drug specified as part of the trial will be placed on income management for a period of 24 months and those who return two positive drug tests in the 24 month period may be required to submit to drug treatment.

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978-1-76010-765-9
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CC BY-NC-ND
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2018
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