Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018

14 August 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-806-9

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 14KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 58KB)

Purpose of the bill
Background
Key provisions of the bill
Financial implications
Legislative scrutiny
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 131KB)

Introduction
Bundaberg and Hervey Bay area trial site
Operation of the cashless debit card
Other issues related to the cashless debit card scheme
Committee view

Dissenting Report by Labor Senators (PDF 62KB)

Lack of consultation
Importance of cash
Harmful impacts
ORIMA evaluation
Conclusion

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 84KB)

Australian National Audit Office report
Scope for Bundaberg/Hervey Bay area trial site
Additional amendments in the Bill
Concerns of those who will be subjected to the card in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay area
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 20KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 9KB)

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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