Report

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

28 November 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-495-5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 290KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 21KB)
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 32KB)

Reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Compatibility with human rights
Scrutiny of Bills Committee
Financial Impact Statement
Acknowledgements

Chapter 2 - Provisions of the bill (PDF 40KB)

Background to the bill
Purpose and overview of the bill

Chapter 3 - Issues raised by submitters (PDF 69KB)

Introduction
Definition of 'internship'
Details about the operation of the PaTH program
Incentive payments to interns
Churn culture
Committee view

Labor Senators’ Dissenting Report (PDF 101KB)

Below minimum wage payment
Inadequate safety and protection provisions
Displacement of jobs and placement churning
Lack of rights and support for participants
Lack of definition for an intern of internship
Sunset or review clause
Bill gives effect to a flawed program
Recommendations

Australian Greens' Dissenting Report (PDF 50KB)

Introduction
Limited remuneration for participants
Limited protections for participants
Genuinely voluntary?
Displacement of existing employees and churning of interns

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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