Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019

April 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76010-954-7

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Committee Members


List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Chair's report

  Purpose of the bill
  Financial implications
  Legislative scrutiny
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Cape York Income Management
  Cashless debit card trial
  Concluding committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Senators

  Lack of evidence
  Approaches to income management
  Negative effects

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens

  Flawed evaluations
  Inadequate baseline studies
  Continuous extensions of trial sites
  Cape York income management

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515