Additional Documents

1 PDF: Preliminary Communique Summary, by Tasmanian Youth Forum, received from Youth Network of Tasmania, 10 October 2014 Preliminary Communique Summary, by Tasmanian Youth Forum, received from Youth Network of Tasmania, 10 October 2014
2 PDF: The Cost of Inaction on the Social Determinants of Health, Report No. 2/2012, by National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014 The Cost of Inaction on the Social Determinants of Health, Report No. 2/2012, by National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014
3 PDF: Health in all policies: Helsinki statement and Framework for country action, by World Health Organization, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014 Health in all policies: Helsinki statement and Framework for country action, by World Health Organization, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014
4 PDF: Governance for health equity report, by World Health Organization, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014 Governance for health equity report, by World Health Organization, received from Public Health Association of Australia, 20 October 2014
5 PDF: 2014 Cost of Living Report, received from Western Australian Council of Social Service, 4 November 2014 2014 Cost of Living Report, received from Western Australian Council of Social Service, 4 November 2014
6 PDF: Summary of the history of the welfare state in New Zealand, by Paul Carpinter, received from UnitingCare Australia, 5 November 2014 Summary of the history of the welfare state in New Zealand, by Paul Carpinter, received from UnitingCare Australia, 5 November 2014
7 PDF: Strategic Plan 2013-16, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 Strategic Plan 2013-16, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
8 PDF: UCWPA Community Services Annual Summary: Episodes of Service July 2013 to 30th June 2014, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 UCWPA Community Services Annual Summary: Episodes of Service July 2013 to 30th June 2014, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
9 PDF: Specialist Homelessness Sector information, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 Specialist Homelessness Sector information, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
10 PDF: Sector briefing: AIHW, Housing outcomes for groups vulnerable to homelessness, 1 July 2011 - 31 December 2013, by Homelessness Australia, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 Sector briefing: AIHW, Housing outcomes for groups vulnerable to homelessness, 1 July 2011 - 31 December 2013, by Homelessness Australia, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
11 PDF: Housing SA Homelessness Strategy, by South Australian Government Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 Housing SA Homelessness Strategy, by South Australian Government Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
12 PDF: The rising cost of under-employment: building a policy and program response to improving social inclusion and community for under-employed households, by Dr Janette Hancock and Dr Susan Oakley, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014 The rising cost of under-employment: building a policy and program response to improving social inclusion and community for under-employed households, by Dr Janette Hancock and Dr Susan Oakley, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 10 November 2014
13 PDF: Information, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014 Information, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014
14 PDF: CWDC Outcomes Report as at 11th November 2014, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014 CWDC Outcomes Report as at 11th November 2014, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014
15 PDF: Further information, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014 Further information, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014
16 PDF: Northern Futures Strategic Plan 2014-2016, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014 Northern Futures Strategic Plan 2014-2016, received from Northern Futures Inc, 10 November 2014
17 PDF: The College Bugle, September 2014, received from SMYL Community College, 11 November 2014 The College Bugle, September 2014, received from SMYL Community College, 11 November 2014
18 PDF: Sharing The Boom, The distribution of income and wealth in WA, Focus on Western Australia Report Series No. 1, February 2014, by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, received from Professor Alan Duncan, 14 November 2014 Sharing The Boom, The distribution of income and wealth in WA, Focus on Western Australia Report Series No. 1, February 2014, by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, received from Professor Alan Duncan, 14 November 2014
19 PDF: Falling Through the Cracks, Poverty and disadvantage in Australia, Focus on the States Report Series No. 1, October 2014, by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, received from Professor Alan Duncan, 14 November 2014 Falling Through the Cracks, Poverty and disadvantage in Australia, Focus on the States Report Series No. 1, October 2014, by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, received from Professor Alan Duncan, 14 November 2014
20 PDF: Employment Related Accommodation program operational framework, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Employment Related Accommodation program operational framework, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
21 PDF: Employment Related Accommodation program operational model, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Employment Related Accommodation program operational model, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
22 PDF: Employment Related Accommodation program brochure, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Employment Related Accommodation program brochure, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
23 PDF: Pathways to employment for South and North Sudanese Communities Resettled in South Australia research paper, by Dr James Lino Lejukole, November 2012, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Pathways to employment for South and North Sudanese Communities Resettled in South Australia research paper, by Dr James Lino Lejukole, November 2012, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
24 PDF: Building Family Opportunities Funding Deed, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Building Family Opportunities Funding Deed, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
25 PDF: Building Family Opportunities Playford Client Pathway Service Model, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Building Family Opportunities Playford Client Pathway Service Model, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
26 PDF: 'Whole of Community' Engagement Framework, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 'Whole of Community' Engagement Framework, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
27 PDF: Building Family Opportunities Program 2014-2016, UCWPA Staff Handbook, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014 Building Family Opportunities Program 2014-2016, UCWPA Staff Handbook, received from UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, 18 November 2014
28 PDF: Information on rent payments at Foyer, Results Based Accountability, and the operation of the Halls Creek Healing Foundation, received from Anglicare WA, 24 November 2014 Information on rent payments at Foyer, Results Based Accountability, and the operation of the Halls Creek Healing Foundation, received from Anglicare WA, 24 November 2014

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On 18 June 2014, the Senate referred the following matter to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report.

The Terms of Reference are:

  1. the extent of income inequality in Australia and the rate at which income inequality is increasing in our community; 
  2. the impact of income inequality on access to health, housing, education and work in Australia, and on the quality of the outcomes achieved; 
  3. the specific impacts of inequality on disadvantaged groups within the community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, older job seekers, people living with a disability or mental illness, refugees, single parents, those on a low income, people at risk of poverty in retirement as well as the relationship between gender and inequality; 
  4. the likely impact of Government policies on current and future rates of inequality particularly the changes proposed in the 2014-15 Budget; 
  5. the principles that should underpin the provision of social security payments in Australia; and 
  6. the practical measures that could be implemented by Governments to address inequality, particularly appropriate and adequate income support payments. 

Submissions were sought by 22 August 2014. The reporting date is 26 November 2014. On 24 November 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 2 December 2014. On 2 December 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 3 December 2014.



Past Public Hearings

17 Nov 2014: Canberra
11 Nov 2014: Perth
10 Nov 2014: Adelaide

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