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Phasing in the Child Support Grant.
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A social impact study. Researched for the Department of Welfare.  (July 2000)

 

Article Summary
In 1996, the Lund Committee was established to explore policy options regarding social security for children and families. The report of the Committee recommended a new strategy to replace the existing state maintenance grant (SMG). This strategy included a child-linked grant with a lower monetary value than that of the SMG, but targeted at a wider group of beneficiaries, particularly those living in the most disadvantaged areas: rural areas and informal settlements.

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