On 17 August 2017, the Senate referred the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017 to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.
The closing date for submissions is 29 September 2017. The reporting date is 13 November 2017.
On 13 November 2017, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 28 November 2017. On 27 November 2017, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 6 December 2017.