Submissions

2021-22 Pre-Budget Submission

Contents Overview Budget Priorities Older Australians and the Aged Care system Adequate income and a strong social safety net Implement a permanent, adequate, increase to income support Rebalance the social security system to ensure the welfare of the child is…

Capital Financing for Aged Care

Note For the purposes of responding to the Royal Commission’s paper on capital financing arrangements for residential aged care, we have taken a broader approach and provided comments on capital financing more generally. UnitingCare Australia considers it is important to…

Response to the Rights and Attitudes Issues Paper

  The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a brief response to the Royal Commission’s Issues Paper on Rights and attitudes.   Recommendations The Uniting Church makes the following recommendations to increase awareness of the rights of…

Aged Care Royal Commission summary submission, incorporating second response to investigation of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on aged care services and response to Financing Aged Care (consultation paper 2)

Contents Executive summary Our recommendations Introduction Principles of economic equity and implications for the aged care system The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and implications for services for elders The transition that needs to start now Elements of the aged…

Response to the Emergency Planning and Response Issues Paper

  The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a response to the Royal Commission’s Issues Paper on Emergency planning and response.   The Uniting Church thanks those across the life of the Church who provided information for…