submissions

2017-18 Pre-Budget Submission

UnitingCare Australia facilitates social investment through advocating for policies and services that strengthen people’s capacities to participate in society to their full potential. We believe that economic policies should similarly reflect this focus... January 19, 2017

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

Inquiry into economic security for women in retirement

As one of the largest networks of community services providers in Australia, the UnitingCare workforce is experiencing first-hand the challenge presented by Australia’s ageing population, with more older individuals requiring increasingly complex support,... October 20, 2015

Inquiry into the adequacy of existing care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s Inquiry into the adequacy of existing care arrangements for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in... February 6, 2015

Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia is pleased to provide this submission to the Inquiry. We note that the stated purpose of the Bill is to introduce new measures to improve transparency and accountability in relation to political donations, so that foreign or other... March 1, 2018

Market Readiness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Inquiry into Market Readiness. Our submission draws on, and supports, the issues raised by National Disability Services... March 19, 2018

Response to Electricity Distribution Business Regulatory Proposals for 2015-20, from SA Power Networks, Electricity Distribution Business

In energy policy discussions, Uniting Care Australia’s main objective is to ensure that energy prices experienced by consumers are fair and reasonable and that any regulatory proposals ease cost pressures on lower income and disadvantaged people. UnitingCare... February 4, 2015

Review of Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017

UnitingCare Australia appreciates the opportunity to provide this submission to the Review of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017. We support the intention of the Bill to help provide transparency to the Government and to the Australian... March 1, 2018

Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship

Introduction UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship. The UnitingCare network consists of a... November 29, 2018