Submissions

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

Accommodation Pricing Guidelines Discussion Paper

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Second Draft Discussion Paper regarding the Accommodation Pricing Guidelines, Significant Refurbishment of residential Aged Care Services, Fees and Payments Principles 2013, Subsidy Principles... June 23, 2016

'Objective of Superannuation' Discussion Paper

UnitingCare Australia shares the Australian Government’s desire, expressed in its response to the Financial System Inquiry (FSI), to engage the community in a discussion about ‘fairness, adequacy and dignity’ in the superannuation system.1 UnitingCare... April 5, 2016

Future of Australia's Aged Care Sector Workforce

In preparing this submission UnitingCare has focused on what we, as both a service provider and advocate for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, think is necessary to prepare the aged care sector to meet the challenges of an ageing population. We... March 30, 2016