Submissions

Submissions

Hands Off Our Charities Alliance: Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2021

  The Honourable Scott Morrison, MP Prime Minister of Australia Parliament House Canberra, ACT   Dear Prime Minister,   We are writing on behalf of the Hands Off Our Charities Alliance (the alliance) in relation to the Australian Charities... May 6, 2021

Uniting First Peoples Network and UnitingCare Australia Submission – Indigenous Voice Co-design Interim Report

  30 April 2021   Voice Secretariat National Indigenous Australians Agency Commonwealth Government Canberra ACT 2600 Via email: Co-designVoice@niaa.gov.au   Uniting First Peoples Network and UnitingCare Australia Submission – Indigenous... April 30, 2021

Submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability - Response to the Promoting Inclusion Issues Paper

  The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a response to the Royal Commission’s Issues Paper on Promoting inclusion.   The Uniting Church thanks those across the life of the Church who provided information for this... April 30, 2021

Aged care – the way forward

  The Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) is a group of six aged care peak bodies: Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA), Anglicare Australia, Baptist Care Australia, Catholic Health Australia, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA)... April 12, 2021

Unlawful activity - changes to the governance standards for registered charities

Senior Advisor Not-For-Profit Unit Not-for-profits and Tax Administration Branch Treasury Melbourne Level 16, 530 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000   via email: charitiesconsultation@treasury.gov.au   Attention: Michael Atfield   Dear Senior... March 18, 2021

Hands Off Our Charities alliance - Submission to Treasury re the Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2021

  Contents Co-submitters Executive summary Who is Hands Off Our Charities? Charities’ work is vital to the wellbeing of our communities What is being proposed The consequences for charities The proposed regulations further undermine the Charities... March 18, 2021

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021

Contents Introduction Key concerns with Bill Inadequacy of base payment rates JobSeeker and related payments will fall well below the poverty line Children and families Domestic and family violence Disproportionate impact on young people Housing stress... March 11, 2021

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics into the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 (the Bill).   Contents Introduction Key concerns with the Bill The reduction of responsible... February 9, 2021

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... January 31, 2021

Hands Off Our Charities alliance - Submission to the Review of the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Act 2018

  Contents Co-submitters Summary of recommendations Who is Hands Off Our Charities? Charities’ advocacy is a critical element of a vibrant Australian democracy Why amendments to the original EFDR Bill were critical to maintaining a vibrant Australian... January 29, 2021