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Petitions on issues in the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs policy area

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Topics: Housing and homelessness | Indigenous Affairs | Pensions and Social Security | Other

Subject Presentation details*
No. of signatures
Further action
Indigenous Affairs

National action plan to close the gap between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians (PDF 15KB)

23 May 2011

38

 

Pensions and Social Security
Implementation of a National Disability Insurance Scheme (PDF 60KB) 22 August 2011
701

Response from Minister for Health & Ageing, dated 29 September 2011, presented 31 October 2011 (PDF 79KB)

Response from the Treasurer, dated 29 September 2011, presented 31 October 2011 (PDF 71KB)

Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 24 October 2011, presented 21 November 2011 (PDF 190KB)

Impact of superannuation on the assesment of income of over 55's under the Social Security Act ( PDF 54KB) 25 June 2012
1

Response from Minister For Human Services, dated 24 July 2012, presented 20 August 2012 (PDF 86KB)

Response from the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 10 September 2012, presented 29 October 2012 (PDF 147 KB)

Opposition to the current method of income assesment for account based pensions (PDF 59KB) 25 June 2012
1

Response from Minister For Human Services, dated 24 July 2012, presented 20 August 2012 (PDF 86KB

Response from the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 10 September 2012, presented 29 October 2012 (PDF 147 KB)

Other
Paid Parental Leave (PDF 119KB) 15 November 2010
25,423
Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 17 December 2010, presented 21 February 2011 (PDF 193KB)
Welfare policies (PDF 64KB) 22 November 2010
10
 
Inquiry into child neglect of the Forgotten Australians (PDF 95KB) 21 February 2011
1
Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 10 May 2011, presented 30 May 2011 (PDF 389KB)
Rejection of paid parental leave
(PDF 79KB)
21 February 2011
756
Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 30 May 2011, Presented 4 July 2011 (PDF 276KB)
Improvement of the 'Baby Bonus' scheme (PDF 82KB) 23 May 2011
17
Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 2 August 2011, presented 22 August 2011 (PDF 145KB)
Request to amend guidelines and provide financial assistance for management of Special Disability Trusts (PDF 10KB) The Hon. Mr. B Billson, 12 May 2011
221
Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 24 October 2011, presented 21 November 2011 (PDF 244KB)
Requesting reinstatement of federal funding for occasional childcare services (PDF 54KB) 21 November 2011
269
Response from the Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare, dated 29 November 2011, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 122KB)

Delay implementation of the National Quality Reform Agenda reforms on long-day childcare (From Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales, South Australia and Nationwide) (PDF 94KB)

21 November 2011 Response from the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 6 February 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 88KB)

Response from Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care, dated 13 February 2012, presented 19 March 2012 (PDF 276KB)
Requesting the House urge the Government to reinstate federal funding for occasional childcare (PDF 52KB) 3 November 2011 Ms. S. Ley MP
2,333
Response from the Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare, dated 29 November 2011, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 122KB)
Requesting the House to amend the eligibility criteria for access to the Better Start for Children with Disability (Better Start) Initiative (PDF 60KB) 24 November 2011 The Hon. K. Ellis MP
2,261
Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, dated 2 February 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 198KB)
Mandatory pre-commitment limits on poker machine playing (PDF 38KB) 13 February 2012
1
Response from the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 8 May 2012, presented 21 May 2012 (PDF 150KB)
Compensation for survivors of human trafficking (PDF 91KB) The Hon Mr. A. Byrne MP, 23 August 2012
2,914
Response from the Minister for Community Services, dated 10 October 2012, presented 26 November 2012 (PDF 100KB)
Regarding pension eligibility for extended abscence from Australia, cost of living issues and medical waiting lists (PDF 84KB) Ms M. Vamvakinou MP, 29 November 2012 1,429 Response from the Minister for Families,Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 6 February 2013, presented 18 March 2013 (PDF 1778KB)

Requesting quarterly indexation of and increases to the age pension and addressing health and age-care issues for pensioners (PDF 487KB)

 

18 March 2013

27 May 2013

27 May 2013

27 May 2013

27 May 2013

27 May 2013

27 May 2013

48

28

256

19

38

36

12

Response from the Minister for Families, Communities and Indigenous Affairs, dated 4 June 2013, presented 24 June 2013 (PDF 828KB)
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*Presented in the House of Representatives by the Chair of the Petitions Committee, unless otherwise indicated

See also petitions presented during the 42nd Parliament (February 2008 - July 2010)

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