Submissions

Submissions

Inquiry into Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship

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 number... November 29, 2018

The Next Generation of Employment Services

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 a user-centric... August 23, 2018

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion)

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018 (CDCT or ‘the trial’).   In our Submission of 29 September 2017 on the Social Services Legislation... August 2, 2018

The Closing the Gap Refresh

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 pursue them... May 31, 2018

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... May 18, 2018

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... April 20, 2018

Inquiry on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide the following response to certain of the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry: The understanding and awareness of the SDG across the Australian Government and in the wider Australian community Although Australia... April 5, 2018

Market Readiness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Inquiry into Market Readiness.   Our submission draws on, and supports, the issues raised by National Disability... March 19, 2018

Pre-budget submission 2018

 UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide this submission to inform development of the 2018-19 Federal Budget.   Evidence shows that inequality is widening in Australia and the benefits of growth are not being used to create additional opportunity... March 1, 2018

Specialist Dementia Care Units

Section 3: Development of the SDCU service model Q1) Are there are other system reforms that would impact on, or be impacted by, the establishment of Australian Government-funded SDCUs? Refer to section3.2 of the consultation paper.   UnitingCare... March 1, 2018