Submissions

Submission to the Department of Social Services on the Aged Care Reform: Exposure Draft Subordinate Legislation (tranch 2)

As you are aware, UnitingCare agencies provide a significant proportion of community- based services accessed by older people and welcome the ongoing aged care reform process and related consultation opportunities offered by the Australian Government. UnitingCare... May 7, 2014

Submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the ACNC Repeal (No. 1) Bill 2014

Thank you for inviting UnitingCare Australia to make a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No.1) Bill 2014. We have taken a close interest in the Government’s... May 1, 2014

Submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission regarding the AGL proposal to purchase Macquarie Generation

Energy is an essential service and with increased costs has become a financial burden on growing numbers of households and consumers in Australia. Uniting Care is concerned for these people and advocates strongly for appropriate energy regulation. Anecdotal... April 28, 2014

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector. UnitingCare Australia commends the Government’s commitment to the development of a Child... February 13, 2014

Submission to the Treasury consultation on the Better regulation and governance, enhanced transparency and improved competition in superannuation discussion paper

As you are likely aware, UnitingCare agencies manage 12 per cent of all residential aged care places in Australia and are a major provider of community-based services used by older people. As a major service provider, UnitingCare Australia advocated... February 13, 2014

Submission to the Department of Industry on the development of the Green Paper for the Energy White Paper

This document contains our response to specific questions raised in the White Paper “Issues Paper”. It follows the format of the issues paper submission template so that individual sections can be easily accessed. The UnitingCare network is one of... February 11, 2014

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Inquiry into the role of public transport in productivity outcomes

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee’s Inquiry into the role of public transport in delivering productivity outcomes. ... January 30, 2014

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications Inquiry into the Government's Direct Action Plan

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee’s Inquiry into the role of public transport in delivering productivity outcomes. UnitingCare Australia believes... January 20, 2014

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to be involved in the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013. UnitingCare Australia encourages the Inquiry to particularly consider the impact of the... December 11, 2013

Submission to the Treasury on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Financial System Inquiry

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the draft Terms of Reference for the Financial System Inquiry. Our submission recommends the adoption of a whole-of-system approach that sees Not-for-profit (NFP) social services providers as... December 5, 2013