Appendix 2

Public hearings

Thursday, 10 October 2019
Committee Room 2S3
Parliament House
Department of Social Services
Mr Nathan Williamson, Deputy Secretary, Social Security
Mr Shane Bennett, Group Manager, Participation Payments and Families
Ms Kath Paton, Branch Manager, Participation and Supplementary Payments
Services Australia (Department of Human Services)
Ms Catherine Rule, Deputy Secretary, Programme Design Group
Mr Brendan Moon, A/g General Manager, Older Australians Division
Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Mr Nathan Smyth, Deputy Secretary
Ms Benedikte Jensen, First Assistant Secretary, Labour Market Strategy Division
The Australia Institute
Mr David Richardson, Senior Research Fellow
Mental Health Australia
Mr Harry Lovelock, Director, Policy and Projects
Ms Ingrid Hatfield, Policy Officer
Fair Work Commission
Mr Murray Furlong, Executive Director Tribunal Services Branch
Ms Samantha Farmakis-Gamboni, Director Modern Awards, Economics and Research
Mr David Stanton, Private capacity
Dr Francis Markham, Private capacity
Professor Jon Altman, Private capacity
ACT Government
Ms Suzanne Orr MLA, Minister for Community Services and Facilities
Friday, 11 October 2019
Corinthian Room
SMC Conference and Function Centre
Australian Council of Social Service
Dr Cassandra Goldie, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Charmaine Crowe, Senior Advisor Social Security
Mr Pas Forgione, Raise The Rate Campaign Coordinator
COTA Australia
Mr Corey Irlam, Deputy Chief Executive
Foodbank Australia
Ms Brianna Casey, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Sarah Pennell, General Manager and Company Secretary
Alyx, Private capacity
Karen, Private capacity
Leslie, Private capacity
Mark, Private capacity
Zareen, Private capacity
Bev, Private capacity
Brenton, Private capacity
Jenny, Private capacity
Nigel, Private capacity
Anglicare Australia
Ms Kasy Chambers, Executive Director
Western Sydney University
Associate Professor Karen Soldatic, Associate Professor
Dr Michelle Fitts, Research Associate
Mr Gerard Thomas, Independent Social Justice Advocate
The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University
Dr Louise St Guillaume, E.G. Whitlam Fellow
Leanne Smith, Director
Associate Professor Susan Gair, Private capacity
Mr Len Baglow, Private capacity
YOUNG Campaigns
Ms Cat Nadel, Campaign's Director
Mr Grant Wardell-Johnson, Lead Tax Partner, Economics and Tax Centre
Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Northern Sound System
City of Playford
Mayor Glenn Docherty, Mayor
City of Salisbury
Ms Pippa Webb, General Manager Community Development
Dr Julie Douglas, Senior Social Planner
City of Port Adelaide Enfield
Claire Boan, Mayor
Commissioner for Children and Young People SA
Ms Helen Connolly, Commissioner
Australian Unemployed Workers' Union
Mr Alex North, National Coordinator
Ms Tracey Smallwood, National Advocacy Coordinator
Dr Simone Casey, Policy Advisor
Aidan, Private capacity
Kim, Private capacity
Kym, Private capacity
Rita, Private capacity
Tracey, Private capacity
Anthony, Private capacity
Ben, Private capacity
Catherine, Private capacity
Heather, Private capacity
Wendy, Private capacity
Uniting Communities
Ms Susan Tilley, Manager, Aboriginal Policy and Advocacy
Anglicare SA
Mr Peter Sandeman, Chief Executive Officer
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Mr Matthew James, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Youth Affairs Council of South Australia Inc
Ms Anne Bainbridge, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Aislinn Whittenbury, Pathways Coach
Mr Jeromie Williams
Anti-Poverty Network SA
Mr Sam Shetler, State Coordinator
Friday, 1 November 2019
Spinifex Room
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Alice Springs
Northern Territory Council of Social Service
Ms Deborah Di Natale, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Tessa Snowdon, Policy and Advocacy Officer
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation
Ms Donna Ah Chee, Chief Executive Officer
Dr John Boffa, Chief Medical Officer Public Health
Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation
Mr Walter Shaw, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Michael Klerck, Social Policy Manager
Craig, Private capacity
Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Main Hall
Constitutional Centre of Western Australia
West Perth
Western Australian Council of Social Service
Mr Chris Twomey, Leader, Policy and Research
Mr Alexander Hughes, Project Manager, 100 Families WA
Financial Counsellors’ Association of Western Australia
Ms Bev Jowle, Executive Officer
Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services (WA)
Ms Angela Hartwig, Chief Executive Officer
Youth Affairs Council of WA
Mr Ross Wortham, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Stefaan Bruce-Truglio, Policy and Advocacy Officer
Ms Kelly Clark
Ms Holly Rolfe
Joe, Private capacity
Kay, Private capacity
Renna, Private capacity
RUAH Community Services
Ms Shayla Strapps, Exec Manager Legal
Mr Samson Knight, Executive Manager Housing and Homelessness
City of Fremantle
Mr Samuel Wainwright, Councillor
St Patrick's Community Support Centre
Ms Karyn Lochore, Manager Business Development
Anglicare WA
Mr Mark Glasson, Chief Executive Officer
UnitingCare West
Ms Amanda Hunt, Chief Executive Officer
Tenancy WA
Ms Kate Davis, Principal Solicitor
Ms Patricia Owen, Tenant
Ms Jamie Neal, Tenant
Friday, 8 November 2019
Tram Room 28
Tramsheds Function Centre
Elders Council of Tasmania Aboriginal Corporation
Mrs Sharon Holbrook, Chairperson
Launceston City Mission
Mr Stephen Hill, AOD and Housing Manager
Mrs Jacqueline De Jonge, Operations Manager of Youth and Children's Services
Tenants' Union of Tasmania
Mr Benedict Bartl, Senior Solicitor
St Vincent de Paul Society Tasmania
Mrs Lara Alexander, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Mark Gaetani, State President
Mr Vyvyan Allchin, Regional President
Salvation Army
Mr Stuart Foster, GM Community Services
Ms Jennifer Kirkaldy, General Manager, Policy and Advocacy
Colony 47
Mr Glen O'Keefe, Manager, Youth Solutions Division
Youth Network of Tasmania
Ms Tania Hunt, Chief Executive Officer
Strike it Out Inc
Ms Kirsten Ritchie, Public Officer
Loaves and Fishes Tasmania
Mr Andrew Hillier, Chief Executive Officer
Tasmanian Council of Social Service
Ms Kym Goodes, Chief Executive Officer
Debra, Private capacity
Kylie, Private capacity
Patrick, Private capacity
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Scope Room
Rydges on Swanston Hotel
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
Ms Stella Avramopoulos, Chief Executive Officer
Dr Sarah Squire, Head of Women's Research, Advocacy and Policy (WRAP) Centre
Australian Women Against Violence Alliance
Ms Terese Edwards, Committee Member
National Foundation for Australian Women
Ms Frances Davies, Member, Social Policy Committee
Professor Eóin Killackey, Professor of Functional Recovery in Youth Mental Health
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Dr Tanveer Ahmed, Member, Section of Social, Cultural and Rehabilitation Psychiatry Committee; and Fellow
Ms Nicole Bartholomeusz, Chief Executive
Mr Danny Jeffcote, Program Manager, AOD Response West
AMES Australia
Ms Catherine Scarth, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Terry Taylor, Research and Policy Project Officer
Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations
Ms Natasha Abrahams, National President
National Union of Students
Ms Desiree Cai, President
Ms Adriana Malavisi, National Welfare Officer
Shop, Distributive and Allied Employee's Association (SDA)
Ms Helen Cooney, Principal Policy Officer (Superannuation and Training)
Community Information and Support Victoria
Ms Kate Wheller, Executive Officer
Dr Jennifer Borrell, Research, Advocacy and Policy Manager
Uniting Vic.Tas
Ms Bronwyn Pike, Chief Executive Officer
Mrs Kaily Goodsell, Manager, Financial Capability and Wellbeing Team
Victorian Public Tenants Association
Ms Katelyn Butterss, Manager, Policy and Communications
South Port Community Housing Group
Mr Shai Diner, Research and Project Coordinator
Friday, 14 February 2020
Committee Room 2S1
Parliament House
Mr Trevor Power, Macroeconomic Conditions Division, Division Head
Mrs Laura Berger-Thomson, Macroeconomic Conditions Division, Principal Adviser
Mrs Vicki Wilkinson, Division Head
Mrs Joanne Evans, Principal Adviser

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