Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

21 March 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-528-0

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 13KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 72KB)

Background
Key provisions and purpose of the bill
Other provisions of the bill
Consideration of the bill by other committees
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 141KB)

Introduction
Family tax benefit reform
Jobs for Families Child Care Package
Paid Parental Leave
Concluding view

Labor Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 79KB)

The linking of funding for child care and the NDIS to harsh cuts
Paid Parental Leave
Energy Supplement
Other savings measures
Early Education and Care

Australian Greens' Dissenting Report (PDF 88KB)

Payment Rates of Family Tax Benefit Part A
Family Tax Benefit Part B Rate
Family Tax Benefit Supplement
Jobs for Families Child Care Package
Proportional payments of pensions outside Australia
Pensioner education supplement and Education Entry Payment
Freezing Indexation of Income Free Areas
Close the energy supplement to new welfare recipients
Stopping the payment of pension supplement after six weeks overseas
Automation of income stream review processes
Seasonal horticultural work income exemption
Ordinary waiting periods
Age requirements for various Commonwealth payments
Income support waiting periods
Other waiting period amendments (Rapid Activation of young job seekers)
Adjustments for Primary Carer Pay and Employer Opt-In
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 20KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

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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