Report

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

12 October 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-303-3

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 11KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 35KB)

Referral
Conduct of the inquiry
Background
Purpose and key provisions of the Bill
Financial implications
Consideration by other committees
Acknowledgement
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 213KB)

Reducing alcohol and gambling related harm
Efficacy of income management
Support services
Human rights concerns
Determination of trial participants
Consultations with potential trial sites
Role of community bodies
Operation of debit card
Evaluation of trial
Cost of trial
Committee view

Additional Comments from Labor Senators (PDF 33KB)

Introduction
Issues
Conclusion

Dissenting Report Australian Greens (PDF 68KB)

Income management doesn't help those that need assistance
Consultation
Implementation
Indirect discrimination
Evaluations
Support services

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 13KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

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