Report

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

10 October 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-468-9

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 19KB)
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 6KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Background (PDF 70KB)

Referral
Conduct of the inquiry
Background
Previous consideration of the bills
Changes in the 2016 bills
Human rights implications
Financial impact
Acknowledgement

CHAPTER 2 - Issues for consideration (PDF 143KB)

Context of the bills
Overview of the bills
Key issues – Jobs for Families bill
Committee view
Social Services bill
Key issues – Social Services bill
Committee view

Labor Senators’ Dissenting Report - Jobs for Families Bill (PDF 115KB)

Impact of the Government’s decision to delay investment in early education
Impact of the activity test
Limited information about the implementation of the proposed changes
Impact on Budget Based Funded Indigenous and Mobile services
Social Services Bill
Conclusion
Recommendations

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens - Jobs for Families Bill (PDF 23KB)

Jobs for Families Bill
Conclusion
Recommendations – Jobs for Families Bill

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 43KB)

Introduction
Cuts to FTB-B
Removal of the FTB-A and FTB-B supplements
Other Measures

Additional Comments by the Nick Xenophon Team (PDF 105KB)

Recognising the Importance of ECEC
Ensuring the Diversity and Flexibility of ECEC
Consulting with Stakeholders
Transparency
Activity Test

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and Additional Information received by the Committee (PDF 25KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearings (PDF 17KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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