Submissions

Submission to the National Commission of Audit

UnitingCare Australia represents the UnitingCare network of agencies which is one of the largest Not-forprofit (NFP) providers of social services in Australia. The UnitingCare network provides services and supports to one in eight people in Australia... November 26, 2013

Submission to the Department of the Environment on the Clean Energy Legislative Package (Carbon Tax) Repeal Bills

UnitingCare Australia’s energy vision is that in coming decades energy in Australia will be sustainable, adequate and affordable for all. UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal)... November 4, 2013

Submission to the Treasury on the Minerals Resource Rent Tax and Related Measures repeal

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to be involved in the public consideration process and to comment on the exposure draft of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill and explanatory memorandum. The guiding principles... October 31, 2013

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator Better Regulation Program - Response to draft expenditure forecast assessment guideline, etc

Uniting Care Australia wishes to commend the AER on the thorough work that has been undertaken in developing this guideline. We recognise the importance of high quality data that is relevant and applicable to network regulation as a basis for developing... September 24, 2013

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator Better Regulation Program - Response to the Expenditure Incentive Draft Guidelines

Uniting Care Australia again commend the AER for their commitment to consumer engagement as demonstrated particularly through the Better Regulation Program. We also recognise the outstanding contribution that staff have made in assisting to unpack a... September 24, 2013

Submission on the Australian Energy Consumer Organisation

We think that it is useful, at the outset, to express the observation that energy consumer advocacy has been very effective over recent years, with much of the reform coming out of close recent public policy attention on energy regulation being catalysed... September 23, 2013

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator Better Regulation Program - Response to the Draft Confidentiality Guideline

UnitingCare Australia commends the AER on the work undertaken to develop this guideline and others that are part of the better regulation suite of guidelines. The intent of the AER, to actively and meaningfully engage consumer perspectives, has been greatly... September 23, 2013

Submission in response to AER Draft Guideline (Better Regulation Program) regarding shared assets

Energy is an essential services 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. In... September 16, 2013

Submission in response to AER Draft Guideline (Better Regulation Program)

UnitingCare Australia is the Uniting Church’s national body supporting community services and advocacy for children, young people, families, people with disabilities and older people. The UnitingCare network is one of the largest providers of community... September 12, 2013

Submission to the Aged Care Financing Authority on Improving the Collection of Financial Data from Aged Care Providers

The Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) is seeking feedback by 8 July 2013 on a number of issues relating to how collection of financial data from aged care providers could be improved. Current arrangements The discussion paper outlines the current arrangements... July 8, 2013