Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

7 May 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-765-9

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 7KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Inquiry into the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018 (PDF 44KB)

Purpose of the Bill
Background
Key provisions
Legislative Scrutiny
Conduct of the inquiry
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 91KB)

Evidentiary basis for the trial
Methodology of the trial
Increased demand on services in the trial sites
Committee view
Income management
Other matters
Committee view

Dissenting Report by Labor Party Senators (PDF 103KB)

No Evidence of Effectiveness
High Cost
Concerns of Treatment Experts
Workforce issues
Unintended, Unproductive and Unfair Consequences
Lack of Local Community Support
Recommendation

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 56KB)

Drug treatment
Access to pharmacotherapies for addiction
Increasing stigma and poverty
Lack of consultation
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 18KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 15KB)

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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