Submissions

This page lists all of our submissions on government consultations.

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May 01, 2015 Feedback from the RJCP Providers’ Network on Proposed RJCP Reforms

This report collates feedback from organisations that attended a two-day RJCP Providers’ Forum in Alice Springs in April, immediately following the RJCP Providers National Conference which was arranged and hosted by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. A list of organisations that were represented the Forum is provided in Appendix A.

Mar 20, 2015 Submission to Productivity Commission inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework

This submission reflects Jobs Australia’s experience and expertise from its full range of member services.  This submission does not address every question raised in the Commission’s Issues Papers. Rather, we have sought to target our responses to those issues in which Jobs Australia has the greatest interest and expertise to offer.

Feb 10, 2015 2015-16 Pre-Budget Submission

This submission focuses on employment related measures that may be considered in the lead-up to this year’s Federal Budget.

Oct 29, 2014 Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014

Jobs Australia has chosen to respond to the main measures that this bill proposes to implement. The submission does not cover every amendment. A number of amendments are minor or technical in nature and Jobs Australia does not seek to express a view on those measures.

Sep 02, 2014 Jobs Australia provides feedback on the Exposure Draft for ES 2015-2020

In responding to the Government's Exposure Draft on Employment Services for 2015-2020, Jobs Australia has expressed some support for certain features, but also highlighted some serious concerns about others.  We have also responded to the arrangements for NEIS.

Aug 08, 2014 Response to the Interim Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform

Jobs Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this important discussion. The Interim report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform raises many important issues. Unemployment – and, particularly, long-term unemployment – is a complex economic and social problem, with many different factors affecting the success or otherwise of interventions that aim to assist more people into work. The breadth of issues covered by the report reflects that complexity.

In this submission, we will offer some general remarks (Part 1) and then provide more detailed responses to specific questions (Part 2).

Jul 29, 2014 Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs inquiry into Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bills (Budget measures 2014)

Jobs Australia has made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment BIlls (No. 1 and No. 2), which implement budget measures including harsh new waiting periods for Newstart for applicants under 30 years of age.

Apr 10, 2014 Submission: Restating and centralising the special conditions for tax concession entities

The National Roundtable of Nonprofit Organisations is an independent, non-partisan organisation with a diverse membership of peak bodies and national not-for-profit (“NFP”) organisations.

Jan 31, 2014 Jobs Australia Calls upon the Government to Allocate Funding for a Youth Transitions Service after 2014

Jobs Australia has just released a paper on youth transitions policy

Jan 13, 2014 Submission to the Indigenous Jobs and Training Review: there is no silver bullet

Jobs Australia's submission to the Indigenous jobs and training review, headed by Fortescue Metals' Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, has highlighted the need for a diversity of approaches in Indigenous communities.