Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Workforce Incentive) Bill 2022 [Provisions]

November 2022

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022
ISBN: 978-1-76093-431-6

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the bill
  Key provisions of the bill
  Legislative scrutiny and compatibility with human rights
  Financial impact statement
  Related bills
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Structure of the report

Chapter 2—Views on the bill

  Addressing workforce shortages
  Instant top-up of the Work Bonus income bank
  Suspension of benefits rather than cancellation
  Pensioners want to work
  Other benefits of pensioners re-joining the workforce
  Suggestions for expanding the bill’s incentives
  Communication of the scheme
  Committee view

Additional Comments from Coalition Senators

Australian Greens Additional Comments

Appendix 1—Submissions

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515