Introduction UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) Bill 2019 (the Bill). The cashless debit card (CDC) compulsorily quarantines a portion of a person’s social security benefits, placing 80 per cent of their income support onto a card that cannot be […]
Introduction and overview The right to collectively organise to secure a decent standard of living is both a moral good and basic human right. Trade unions play a vital role in a healthy democracy, giving voice to workers in policy debates, contributing to struggles against social and economic injustice, and supporting workers to exercise their […]
Introduction UnitingCare Australia is pleased to have the opportunity of commenting on provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019. UnitingCare Australia is the national office representing the community services of the Uniting Church in Australia. Our services operate nationally across more than 1,300 sites in metropolitan, rural and remote Australia, […]
UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide this submission to inform development of the 2019-20 Federal Budget. Australia has experienced 27 years of continuous economic growth.
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship.
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Department of Jobs and Small Business as part of its consultation process on the Next Generation of Employment Services.
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018 (CDCT or ‘the trial’).
UnitingCare Australia supports the Government’s stated desire to take action to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide a response to the Senate Inquiry into accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia.
UnitingCare Australia takes this opportunity to comment on provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018.