submissions

UnitingCare Australia second submission to the Australian Government - regarding Re:Think tax discussion paper, treatment of retirement income

This submission adds further to the comments and recommendations made in our original submission1 to the taxation review. In making this second submission we have been mindful of the key findings of the 2014 Financial System Inquiry and of the 2015 Intergenerational... July 23, 2015

SUBMISSION REGARDING ACCESS TO CARE FOR SUPPORTED RESIDENTS

UnitingCare Australia welcomes this opportunity to provide feedback to the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) on issues regarding access to care for supported residents. We note that one thing that is not clear in the discussion paper is a description... June 12, 2015

SUBMISSION REGARDING SOCIAL SERVICES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (No. 2) BILL 2015

We take this opportunity to provide feedback to the Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015, specifically regarding the measure to continue the Income Management programme and provision of the BasicsCard for an additional... June 11, 2015

SUBMISSION REGARDING SOCIAL SERVICES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND OTHER MEASURES) BILL 2015

We take this opportunity to provide feedback to the Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015. The feedback that follows relates to specific provisions of the Bill and details UnitingCare Australia’s... June 9, 2015

Submission to the Australian Government Re:think – Tax discussion paper

This submission provides commentary on the taxation issues that are critical to the sustainability of community services and those that UnitingCare Australia believes are vital to the health of our nation and the people we serve. Taxation is an important... June 1, 2015

SUBMISSION REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE THIRD ACTION PLAN FOR THE NATIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR PROTECTING AUSTRALIA’S CHILDREN

We take this opportunity to provide feedback to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services (DSS) regarding the development of the Third Action Plan for the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children. The feedback that follows is related... May 1, 2015

Submission to the COAG Energy Council regarding the Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets – Issue Paper

Stewardship of our environment is a fundamental responsibility of societies both in the short- term and for the benefit of future generations. UnitingCare Australia’s principal interest in energy regulation arises because energy is an essential service... May 1, 2015

Feedback on the interface between primary and acute care and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme

This letter briefly follows up on an issue identified during the consultations by the Department of Social Services on the draft Commonwealth Home Support Programme documents. UnitingCare Australia made a submission to the Department during those consultations... April 29, 2015

Feedback to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services on the draft Commonwealth Home Support Programme document

Feedback to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services on the draft Commonwealth Home Support Programme documents UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Department of Social Services (the Department) on the draft... April 15, 2015

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs - Inquiry into the impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services

Thank you for the opportunity to provide our comments to the Committee’s Inquiry into the Impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services. ... March 27, 2015