Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

4 February 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-344-6

View the report as a single document - (PDF 299KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 97KB)

Referral
Purpose of the Bill
Overview and key provisions of the Bill
Consideration by other committees
Conduct of the inquiry and acknowledgement

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 87KB)

Proportional payment of pensions outside Australia
Cessation of Pensioner Education Supplement
Pauses on indexation
Committee view

Labor Senator's Dissenting Report (PDF 20KB)
Australian Greens Dissenting Report (PDF 67KB)

Introduction
Changes to payment rates for pensioners travelling outside Australia
Pensioner Education Supplement
The Education Entry Payment
Freezing income free areas
'Budget repair', and rationales for cutting away the safety net

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions received by the Committee (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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