child endowment


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child endowment

n
(Social Welfare) a social security payment for dependent children
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Evatt about child endowment, and Lang's hubris about the passage of family endowment.
None of it was contributory, and all but maternity allowances and child endowment were means-tested.
The committee went on to discuss the inefficiency in having a universal payment, child endowment, available parallel to the tax deduction, and recommended combining the two.
First, maternalism was a powerful political configuration in Australia from the late nineteenth century onwards and certainly contributed to the formation of the welfare state, which included women's hospitals, child endowment paid to mothers, infant and maternal welfare clinics and similar advances.
Grants provided by the federal government for child endowment (in 1941) (2) unemployment, pensions (in 1959), as well as the usual federal grants for education and health were used to reduce the state budget normally spent on those objects.
Any child endowment Aboriginal mothers did receive was, like any wages, paid into the various state Aboriginal welfare board trust accounts, from which hundreds of thousands of pounds were misappropriated.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the IACP Foundation's Julia Child Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships for culinary training.
Weber (Guide to French Cuisine), a Francophile, "foodie" and winner of the Julia Child Endowment Fund Scholarship (http://frenchfood.
This allowed for the consolidation of the programs of child endowment, widows pension, unemployment and sickness benefits, together with the earlier programs of maternity allowance, age and invalid pension, into the characteristically Australian social security system.
A National Health and Medical Research Council inquiry into the declining birth rate in 1944 threw its support behind child endowment, instituted three years earlier, as a suitable response to the 'problem'.
This lack was partly redressed during the 1940s when the Curtin and Chifley governments introduced unemployment benefits, child endowment (family allowances), widows' pensions, and some limited hospital and pharmaceutical benefits.
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