submissions

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

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

Social Impact Investing Discussion Paper

UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the UnitingCare Network, one of the largest providers of community services in Australia. With over 1,600 sites, the network employs 40,000 staff and is supported by the work of over 30,000 volunteers. We... February 17, 2017

2017-18 Pre-Budget Submission

UnitingCare Australia appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Australian Government’s 2017-18 Budget. UnitingCare Australia facilitates social investment through advocating for policies and services that strengthen people’s capacities... January 19, 2017

Draft Service Delivery Model for carer support services

UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the UnitingCare Network, one of the largest providers of community services in Australia. With over 1,600 sites, the network employs 40,000 staff and is supported by the work of more than 30,000 volunteers.... December 16, 2016

Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee Inquiry into the Future of Australia’s Aged-Care Sector Workforce

Supplementary Submission UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the UnitingCare Network, one of the largest providers of community services in Australia. With over 1,600 sites, the network employs 40,000 staff and is supported by the work of... November 30, 2016

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016

UnitingCare Australia welcomes 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). UnitingCare Australia broadly welcomes... November 15, 2016

Jobs for Family Childcare Subsidy Package

We welcome the opportunity to provide feedback to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee on the Senate Inquiry into the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016, and the Social Services Legislation... September 22, 2016

Issues Paper on Elder Abuse

UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the UnitingCare network, one of the largest providers of community services across the country. We provide services to children, young people and families, Indigenous Australians and people from culturally... September 7, 2016

Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services

Key observations for the successful introduction of competition and informed user choice into human services: The consumer’s wellbeing and protection are at the forefront of all thinking, planning and delivery. Close external monitoring must be... July 25, 2016