Submission on the Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities Discussion Paper

Concerning changes to DGR tax arrangements, it is our view that reform should respect the diversity of our sector whilst simultaneously eliminating unnecessary administrative, reporting, acquittal and compliance processes and associated costs. We welcome... July 19, 2017

Submission in response to Productivity Commission's Draft Report - Reforms to Human Services

UnitingCare Australia agrees with the points made in the Report around stewardship arrangements including greater coordination, more transparency and smoother transitions. However, we believe there is a need to more clearly emphasise the real need for... July 19, 2017

Submission on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform Bill) 2017

The signatories to this letter represent peak bodies, providers, families and educators in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector. Many of the signatory organisations previously made submissions to Senate Education and Employment Legislation... March 7, 2017

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper on Elder Abuse

UnitingCare Australia appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on the Elder Abuse Discussion Paper prepared by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). This submission builds upon feedback that UnitingCare Australia previously supplied in... March 3, 2017

Submission in Response to Productivity Issues Paper – Reforms to Human Services

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Productivity Commission on the Issues Paper related to Reform to Human Services released in December 2017. This builds on the previous two submissions provided by UnitingCare Australia... February 23, 2017

Submission on Social Impact Investing Discussion Paper

Social impact investing is an emerging market in Australia, but increased awareness of social impact investing has attracted interest across a number of sectors. ... February 17, 2017

2017-18 Pre-Budget Submission

UnitingCare Australia facilitates social investment through advocating for policies and services that strengthen people’s capacities to participate in society to their full potential. We believe that economic policies should similarly reflect this focus... January 19, 2017

Submission on Draft Service Delivery Model for carer support services

UnitingCare Australia acknowledges the Australian Government’s recognition of the need to support and sustain the work of carers through the Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services. We note that the draft Service Delivery Model outlines the way support... December 16, 2016

Supplementary aged care workforce submission

Supplementary Submission In light of the Budget changes, UnitingCare Australia, on behalf of the UnitingCare Aged Care Network (the Network), makes the following supplementary submission, noting it is of relevance to points b, d and e of the Inquiry’s... November 30, 2016

Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016

UnitingCare Australia has welcomed the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee’s Inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 (Youth Jobs PaTH Bill). ... November 15, 2016