APPENDIX 1

APPENDIX 1

Submissions and additional information received by the Committee

Submissions

1                             Mr Derek Walter

2                             Mr Peter Mares

3                             Associate Professor Joo-Cheong Tham

4                             Engineers Australia

5                             Dr Joanna Howe and Associate Professor Alexander Reilly

6                             Isolated Children's Parents' Association of Australia

7                             National Tertiary Education Union

8                             Australian Dairy Industry Council

9                             Australian Pork

10                        The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

11                        Dr Stephen Clibborn

12                        Electrical Trades Union of Australia

13                        South Australian Wine Industry Association

14                        National Farmers' Federation

15                        Australian Federation of Air Pilots

16                        The Salvation Army

17                        Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers

18                        Australian Maritime Officers Union

19                        United Voice

20                        Australian Higher Education Industrial Association

21                        Fragomen

22                        Maritime Union of Australia

23                        Dr Chris Wright and Dr Andreea Constantin

24                        Ernst and Young

25                        Eventus Immigration

26                        Business Council of Australia

27                        Migration Council Australia

28                        Ausfilm

29                        Justice and International Mission Unit, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia

30                        Consult Australia

31                        Australian Labour Party, Castlemaine Branch

32                        Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union - National Branch

33                        AI Group

34                        Australian Mines and Metal Association

35                        Unions NSW

36                        JobWatch Inc

37                        Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation

38                        Confidential

39                        Department of Business, Northern Territory Government

40                        Migration Institute of Australia

41                        Australian Government joint submission

42                        Ms Elsa Underhill PhD

43                        Human Rights Council of Australia

44                        The Australian Workers Union

45                        Ms Lisa Chesters MP

46                        Mr Joji Abraham

47                        UnionsWA

48                        ACTU

49                        Law Council of Australia

50                        Screen Producers Australia

51                        Bowen Gumlu Growers

52                        Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union - Queensland Branch

53                        Growcom

54                        Confidential

55                        Murray Free Range

56                        Windridge Farms

57                        Baiada

58                        Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees' Association

59                        Mr Mohammed Rashid Ullat Thodi and Mr Pranay Alawala

60                        Mr Michael Fraser

61                        Mr Stewart Levitt, Levitt Robinson Solicitors

62                        Dr Tess Hardy

63                        Franchise Council of Australia

64                        United WHY

Additional information

1                    Letter provided by Woolworths Limited following Melbourne public hearing 18 May 2015

2                   Howe, 2013, 'Is the net cast too wide? An assessment of whether the regulatory design of the 457 visa meets Australia's skill needs', Federal Law Review

3                   Howe, 2014, 'Does Australia need an expert commission to assist with managing its labour migration program?', Australian Journal of Labour Law

4                   Letter provided by Department of Immigration and Border Protection following Canberra public hearing, 17 July 2015

5                   Letter provided by Mr Russell Withers following Melbourne public hearing, 24 September 2015 (see Hansard page 52 - 53)

6                   Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework provided by the Salvation Army

7                   Additional information from Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF), 'Issues Paper', provided at public hearing Melbourne, 20 November 2015

8                   Additional information from Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF), Letter to Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, provided at public hearing Melbourne, 20 November 2015

9                   Additional information from the Franchise Council of Australia, provided following public hearing Melbourne, 20 November 2015

Answers to Questions taken on Notice

1                    Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Melbourne, 18 May 2015

2                   Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Brisbane, 12 June 2015

3                   Answer to questions on notice at public hearing Melbourne, 19 June 2015

4                   Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Sydney, 26 June 2015

5                   Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Perth, 10 July 2015

6                   Answers to questions on notice a public hearing Adelaide, 14 July 2015

7                   Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Canberra, 17 July 2015

8                   Answers to questions on notice to the Maritime Union of Australia, received 6 August 2015

9                   Answers to written questions on notice from Senator McKenzie to all unions that attended public hearings

10               Answers to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to the ACTU

11               Answers to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to the AMIEU

12               Answers to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to the Fair Work Ombudsman

13               Answers to questions on notice at public hearing Melbourne, 24 September 2015

14               Answers to written questions on notice, following public hearing Melbourne, 24 September 2015

15               Answers to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

16               Answers to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection

17               Answers to questions on notice at a public hearing Melbourne, 20 November 2015

18               Answer to written questions on notice from Senator Lines to Baiada

19               Answers to questions taken on notice at a public hearing Canberra, 5 February 2016

Tabled documents

1                    Fair Work Ombudsman, Tabled Document 1, Melbourne public hearing 18 May 2015

2                    1National Union of Workers, Tabled Document 1, Melbourne public hearing 18 May 2015

3                    QCU, Tabled Document 1, Brisbane public hearing. 12 June 2015

4                    AMIEU, Tabled Document 1, Brisbane public hearing 12 June 2015

5                    AMIEU, Tabled Document 2, Brisbane public hearing 12 June 2015

6                    Salvation Army, Tabled Document 1, Improving Protections for Migrant Domestic Workers in Australia, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

7                    National Farmers Federation, Tabled Documents, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

8                    AMIEU, Tabled Document 1, Opening statements for Mr Chun Yat Wong (Sky) and Ms Chiung-Yun Chang (Amy), Sydney pubilc hearing 26 June 2015.

9                    AMIEU, Tabled Document 2, AWX training document and pay advice, Hansard page 16 -19, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

10               AMIEU, Tabled Document 3, Voluntary overtime, Hansard pages 17-18, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

11               AMIEU, Tabled Document 4, Photos of visa workers accommodation, Hansard page 19, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

12               AMIEU, Tabled Document 5, Reid Meats in Western Sydney training facility, Hansard page 19, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

13               AMIEU, Tabled Document 6, Petition on working hours indicating the difference in rates and hours for local and visa workers, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

14               AMIEU, Tabled Document 7, Time and Attendance records - real and fake, Hansard page 22, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

15               AMIEU, Tabled Document 8, Visa worker cash in hand payslips, Hansard pages 22-23, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

16               AMIEU, Tabled document 9, Three Chinese language documents offering (1) a seminar of working holiday by Australian labour hire company AWX and Taiwanese labour hire company Interisland (2) advertisement for $18 in Murray Bridge South Australia by Taiwanese company OZGOGO with links to Australian labour hire company Scottwell Internation (3) Package of overseas meatwork arrangement by Interisland and AWX for 417 visa workers. The package requires workers to pay NTD $15000 and AUD$150 for weekly rent, AUD$30 for food and AUD$150 for transportation. Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

17               AMIEU, Tabled document 10, Compulsary body check fee for $275 with receipt from AWX (not the clinic), Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

18               AMIEU, Tabled document 11, Contractor piece rate system in Baiada Beresfield. It shows workers are not paid by the minimum award rate. Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

19               AMIEU, Tabled document 12, Chinese contract issues in Taiwan by Taiwanese labour hire company with links to Australian labour hire company Scottwell International. Key details as follows: i. Main job vacancy: Adelaide Beef factory. Second job vacancy: Sydney Beef factory. ii. Service for job vacancies: 2 iii. Contract fee: NTD $5,000. Oversea fee: NTD $60,000. Total: NTD $65,000. iv. Job Bonds: $600 v. Pay rate: $18.10 - $21.70. Over pay rate: $18.10 - $21.70 vi. Work period: 1 year vii. Pay system: ABN viii. Accommodation: $80 - $100. Bonds 2 weeks. Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015.

20               AMIEU, Tabled document 13, Protection visa claim from a worker at Baiada Beresfield. Sydney public hearing, 26 June 2015

21               AMIEU, Tabled document 14, Tabled submission, Sydney public hearing 26 June 2015

22               AMIEU, Tabled document 1, SA Report, Adelaide public hearing 14 July 2015

23               Fair Work Ombudsman, Tabled Document 1, Opening Statement, Melbourne public hearing 24 September 2015

24               Fair Work Ombudsman, Tabled Document 2, Correspondence from the Fair Work Ombudsman to Mr Peter Harris AO, Chairman of the Productivity Commission, Melbourne public hearing 24 September 2015

25               Mr Ullat Thodi, Tabled Document 1, Letter from Department of Employment to Mr Ullat Thodi regarding the General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme (GEERS), (see Hansard page 9), Melbourne public hearing 24 September 2015

26               Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association, Tabled Document 1, Redacted sample of comments made by 7 Eleven employees when they registered on the SDA’s ‘www.24sevenhelpline.com.au’ (see page 22), Melbourne public hearing 24 September 2015

27               Baiada Poultry, Tabled Document 1, Proactive Compliance Deed, Hansard page 33, Melbourne public hearing 20 November 2015

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