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Consultations for individuals and families now open

A number of consultations for individuals and families are currently receiving public submissions.

The Australian Council on Children and the Media is seeking feedback on how useful the Australian National Classification System is to families, and how it could be improved. The survey can be accessed here.

The Australian Senate is inquiring into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia, with public submissions invited until Friday, 13th September. The inquiry will consider what constitutes an acceptable standard of living in Australia, including the cost of safe and secure housing; the nature of work in Australia now and into the future; and the appropriateness of current income support arrangements in supporting those unemployed or looking for more work. Public submissions can be made here.

The Australian Senate is also inquiring into Centrelink’s compliance program with public submissions accepted until Friday, 20th September. The inquiry will consider the ongoing impact of the Federal Government’s automated debt collection processes upon current and past income support recipients; data-matching techniques and inherent limitations and uncertainties; organisational capacity of Centrelink to issue debt notices; error rates involved, and more. Public submissions can be made here.

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Dear colleagues I am pleased to share with you today that some further spots have become available for a special PeakCare…

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