submissions

Submission to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) Bill 2019

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... October 30, 2019

Submission to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019 [provisions]

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... October 21, 2019

Submission on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

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... October 1, 2019

UnitingCare Australia – 2019-20 Pre-Budget Submission

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. However, the benefits of growth have flowed disproportionately to higher... February 1, 2019

Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship

Introduction 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. The UnitingCare network consists of a... November 29, 2018

Submission to the Department of Jobs and Small Business as part of its consultation process on the Next Generation of Employment Services.

Introduction 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. We support the need for design and implementation of... August 23, 2018

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion)

PART I Introduction and concerns raised by our local service providers Introduction UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018 (CDCT or ‘the... August 2, 2018

UnitingCare Australia Submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh

Introduction UnitingCare Australia supports the Government’s stated desire to take action to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. However, we consider that the seven Closing the Gap targets and the strategies adopted to... May 31, 2018

UnitingCare Australia Submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry on Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia

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 is the national office representing the network of community service... May 18, 2018

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

UnitingCare Australia takes this opportunity to comment on provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018. We would like to reiterate the concerns around the establishment of a drug testing trial which we raised... April 20, 2018