Anglicare Australia regularly makes formal submissions to public inquiries, drawing on the work of its member organisations and advocating for their clients.

Child Safe Institutions

1 Oct 2013 by Child Safe Institutions

Anglicare Australia submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - Issues Paper 3: Child Safe Institutions

Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy

1 Jul 2013 by Anglicare Australia

Anglicare Australia has been on record in the past urging government and business to take the lead role in addressing unemployment for the most disadvantaged. In general, Anglicare Australia is supportive of the strategy, especially as it notes the need for such a plan arose out of the local communities. However, there are still some oversights within the current draft which pertain to ownership, the expression of culture and the interface this agenda has with others aiming to improve productivity and close the gap.

Submission Brief to the draft NDIS 2012 Bill

1 Jan 2013 by Anglicare Australia

The development of this draft legislation shows that commitment to the fundamental principles of choice, flexibility, and individualised support has not waivered. Overall, the objects are clear with transparency and accountability strong attributes. There are remaining questions however around the interaction of the terms carer, registered provider and plan nominee.

Impairment or Entrapment: Disability and employment submission (August 2011) Summary

1 Jan 2013 by Anglicare Australia

This document provides a brief summary of Anglicare Australia’s submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into Social Security and Other legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Impairment Tables) Bill 2012 in August 2011. Please refer to Anglicare Australia’s submission for more information.