Second progress report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018

18 May 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018

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Dear Mr President

On 28 March 2018, the Senate referred the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018 to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee (Committee) for inquiry and report. Submissions were sought by 11 April 2018 and the committee was due to report on 4 May 2018. The Committee tabled a progress report on 4 May 2018 seeking to extend the reporting date to 18 May 2018.

The Committee has received 21 submissions and held one public hearing, in Melbourne on 17 April 2018.

The Committee intends to seek a further extension to the reporting date to 25 May 2018 to enable it to consider further evidence received and conclude its deliberations.

 

Yours sincerely,

Senator Slade Brockman
Committee Chair

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

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