Submissions

Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide this submission to the Inquiry. We note that the stated purpose of the Bill is to introduce new measures to improve transparency and accountability in relation to political donations, so that foreign or other... March 1, 2018

Review of Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia appreciates the opportunity to provide this submission to the Review of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017. We support the intention of the Bill to help provide transparency to the Government and to the Australian... March 1, 2018

The Future of Work and Workers

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute a submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers. Our submission focusses both on the factors contributing towards unstable working conditions as we see them, both... March 1, 2018

Submission to the Review of the ACNC Legislation

The Uniting Church in Australia Assembly is the national council of the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) and has determining responsibility within the Church for matters of doctrine, worship, Church government and discipline. We welcome this opportunity... March 1, 2018

Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia

UnitingCare Australia appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport (the Committee) Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia. UnitingCare Australia seeks to... February 28, 2018

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017. Our submission seeks further clarification from Government regarding specific components of the Bill and the expanded... October 17, 2017

Discussion paper: Future reform – an integrated care at home program to support older Australians

Tell us about you What is your organisation’s name (if applicable)? UnitingCare Australia UnitingCare Australia represents the community services of the Uniting Church in Australia, one of the largest providers of community services nationally. With... September 1, 2017

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia takes this opportunity to comment on provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017. We welcome the schedules of the Bill focused on streamlining components of the welfare system to reduce complexity... August 4, 2017

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

Response to Productivity Commission's Draft Report - Reforms to Human Services

UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide the following feedback on the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on the topic of Reforms to Human Services – Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services. This document builds... July 19, 2017