Report

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018

12 October 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-846-5

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP (PDF 26KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 12KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 98KB)

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 115KB)

Introduction
Application of the TCF to CDP participants
Reduction of mutual obligation hours
Increased role for local health providers
Subsidised employment
Other matters raised
Committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Senators (PDF 24KB)

Conclusion

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 143KB)

Lack of consultation and details about the reforms
Lack of discretion in the TCF
Higher number of penalties anticipated and penalties harsher
Lack of jobs in CDP regions
Barriers
Cultural and social factors
Alternative

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 12KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

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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