Report

Schedules 6 and 9 of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 [Provisions]

11 December 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-928-0

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 25KB)
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 10KB)
CHAPTER 1 (PDF 38KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Background
Overview of the bill
Schedule 6
Schedule 9
Compatibility with human rights
Right to equality and non-discrimination
Rights of the child
Right to social security
Financial Impact Statement
Consideration by the human rights and scrutiny committees
Acknowledgement
Notes on references

CHAPTER 2 - Schedule 6 – Student start-up loans (PDF 63KB)

Introduction
Legislation and Policy Background
Budget savings
Impact on different groups
Community Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry

LABOR SENATORS’ DISSENTING REPORT - Introduction (PDF 50KB)

Opposition to Schedule 6
Opposition to Schedule 9
Amendment to Child Care Rebate limit (Specifically) No support from Peak Bodies
Increasingly early exhaustion of benefit
The Government and majority report relies on inaccurate figures to justify the continuation of the freeze
Childcare centres risk becoming unviable
Extension of the freeze further disadvantages low income families
Conclusion

AUSTRALIAN GREENS' DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 18KB)

Overview:
Particular Issues with the Schedule 6 of the Bill

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions received (PDF 11KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 11KB)
APPENDIX 3 - Proof Committee Hansard (PDF 9KB)

For further information, contact:

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

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

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