Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures)

11 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-223-4

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 10KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 45KB)

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 69KB)

Income support waiting periods
Ordinary waiting periods
Raising Newstart eligibility age
Indexation
Income supplement
Committee view

Dissenting Report from Labor Senators (PDF 67KB)

Introduction
Schedule 1: Ordinary Waiting Period
Schedule 2: Age requirements for various Commonwealth payments
Schedule 3: Income Support Waiting Periods
Schedule 5: Indexation Pause to Income Thresholds
Conclusion

Dissenting Report – Australian Greens (PDF 51KB)

Measure 1 – Ordinary Waiting Periods
Measure 2 – Age Requirements for various Commonwealth Payments
Measure 3 – Income Support Waiting Periods
Measure 4 – Low income supplement
Measure 5 - Indexation
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 10KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 10KB)

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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About this inquiry

An inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015.

Past Public Hearings

05 Aug 2015: Canberra, ACT

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