Submissions

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

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

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