Treasury Laws Amendment (National Housing and Homelessness Agreement) Bill 2017 [Provisions]

6 February 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-704-8

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Senate Economics Legislation Committee (PDF 47KB)
Abbreviations and acronyms (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 55KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Overview of the bill
Financial impact
Legislative scrutiny committees

Chapter 2 - Views on the bill (PDF 137KB)

Need for a new national housing agreement
The role of the Commonwealth—a national strategic plan?
States and territories concerns about the new funding framework
Proposed legislated conditions
Definition of 'credible housing strategy'
Commencement date
Mechanisms to measure performance
Adequacy of funding levels for housing services
Committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Senators (PDF 118KB)

Housing unaffordability drives growing inequality
Background to the Bill
Problems with the NAHA
The Turnbull Government has no comprehensive housing plan
The Bill places housing and homelessness funding at risk
Tax reform is essential

Additional comments by the Australian Greens (PDF 28KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional documents (PDF 10KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 10KB)

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