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

Submission to the Willing to Work Inquiry

Greater life expectancy and improved health come with increased expectations and pressures for older people to participate longer in the workforce. While there are diverse social and economic pressures to participate in work, National Seniors...
04 Dec 2015

Tasmania Budget Submission 2016-17

This Budget submission contains a number of key recommendations for consideration by the Tasmanian Government. It is based on advice and input from members of the National Seniors’ Tasmanian Policy Advisory Group. The Tasmanian Policy Advisory Group...
01 Dec 2015

Submission to the 2016-2017 Northern Territory Budget

This pre-Budget submission from National Seniors sets out a number of key recommendations to the NT Government to support and enhance outcomes for older Territorians in the next Budget cycle.
27 Nov 2015

Inquiry into Electricity Pricing in Queensland

National Seniors is concerned that electricity prices are impacting negatively on older Queenslanders. National Seniors is particularly concerned that recent proposals to change electricity pricing will have negative impacts on vulnerable consumers.
16 Nov 2015

Inquiry into elder abuse in New South Wales

As our population ages, there is increasing risk of elder abuse and it is imperative that we raise awareness of the issue in the wider community. Legislation and community support frameworks must also be improved to reduce the incidence of abuse and...
16 Nov 2015

Submission to the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

This submission seeks to ensure there is no reduction to the overall level of MBS funding and that the review gives appropriate consideration to the medical needs of older Australians.
09 Nov 2015

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