Select Committee on Work and Care

The Senate Select Committee on Work and Care was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 3 August 2022 to inquire into the impact that combining work and care responsibilities has on the wellbeing of workers, carers, and those they care for. The committee will consider evidence on the extent and nature of work and care arrangements, the adequacy of current support systems, and effective work and care policies and practices in place in Australia and overseas.

Further detail about the scope of the inquiry is available in the committee’s terms of reference.

The committee is to present an interim report by 18 October 2022 and a final report by the second sitting Tuesday in February 2023.

On 7 February 2023 the Senate agreed to extend the committee's reporting date to 9 March 2023.

Submissions close 22 September 2022.

Easy English guide to making a submission.

The tabling of the final report on 9 March 2023 concludes the work of the committee

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555