Our Submissions

National Seniors produces submissions in response to key Bills, consultation papers and inquiries into issues affecting the over 50s. Below are a collection of submissions we have presented to state and federal government bodies.

Name Date Submittedsort ascending

Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) - On-supply customer access to energy rebates and the Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland

National Seniors provided comment to the Queensland Government regarding energy rebates for “on-supply” customers and has raised concerns about the ability of on-supply customers to access government rebates and cost effective dispute resolution...
29 Jan 2016

Submission on Improved Superannuation Transparency

National Seniors highlights the need for consistency of information contained on the superannuation product dashboards and the more detailed product disclosure statements so consumers are not misled or confused.
20 Jan 2016

Submission on Professional Standards of Financial Advisers Bill 2015

In this submission we call for expediency in legislating higher educational standards, continuing professional development and adherence to a Code of Ethics for new and existing financial advisers.
06 Jan 2016

Life Insurance Reform Legislation

National Seniors is seeking stronger legislative provisions to prevent the current practice of advisers switching clients into new, less suitable life insurance products.
04 Jan 2016

Submission to the Review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012

National Seniors acknowledges that Retirement Villages Act 2012 (the Act) is a relatively recent legislation enacted to protect consumers and that until recently there was no Act in place to regulate the retirement village industry. Whilst the...
07 Dec 2015

Submission to the Private Health Insurance Review

This submission urges the Federal Government to improve access and affordability of medical services for older Australians through holistic reform of the health care system. 
04 Dec 2015

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