Inquiry into Workforce Australia Employment Services

On 2 August 2022, the House Select Committee on Workforce Australia Employment Services was established to inquire into and report on matters related to Workforce Australia Employment Services as per the resolution of appointment.

On 16 September 2022, the Committee resolved to include pre-employment and complementary programs within the scope of its inquiry, and to specifically consider the role of ParentsNext in providing early intervention services to parents and carers of young children as part of the employment services system.

The Committee will inquire into matters related to Workforce Australia and the employment services system more broadly as per the Committee’s Terms of Reference and report no later than 29 September 2023.

If you have any questions about the inquiry or the process of making a submission, please contact the Committee secretariat.

Consideration of ParentsNext

The Committee called for submissions on the ParentsNext program as the first major component of its inquiry into employment services in Australia on 14 October 2022.

Submissions related to ParentsNext closed 30 November 2022.

The Committee will present its recommendations on ParentsNext in an interim report, due before the end of February 2023.

Consideration of broader Workforce Australia employment services system, including complementary programs

Submissions related to the broader Workforce Australia employment services system are requested by 28 February 2023.

The Committee published guidance material to assist individuals and organisation with their submissions on 5 December 2022.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Select Committee on Workforce Australia Employment Services
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2220
waes.reps@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into matters referred to in the resolution of appointment and will present its final report by no later than 29 September 2023.

 

Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

07 Dec 2022: Sydney
06 Dec 2022: Melbourne
11 Nov 2022:

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility