Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

February 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-040-0

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Committee Members

Abbreviations

List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2020

  Introduction
  Proposed changes to the income assessment model
  Provisions of the bill
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Legislative scrutiny
  Matters raised by submitters and witnesses
  Conclusion

Additional Comments by Labor Senators

Additional Comments by the Australian Greens

  Rushed timeframes
  Clarification on operation of the bill
  User testing of the new process and system
  Transition period
  Support for those affected by the new process
  Communication plan
  Single Touch Payroll
  Review one year on

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
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au