Policy and Advocacy submissions


Through our unrivalled access to policy-makers and the strong support of our member base, we're able to offer robust solutions and recommendations on a host of issues.

We're here to make a difference. We're the independent voice of older Australians. Check out some of our submissions below.


  • Public Submission

Submission to the inquiry into the use of smoke alarms to prevent smoke and fire related deaths

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Social Issues: Inquiry into End of Life Choices

VIC – Legislative Council`s Legal and Social Issues Committee

Submission to the inquiry into registered nurses in New South Wales nursing homes
  • Public Submission

Submission to the inquiry into registered nurses in New South Wales nursing homes

NSW – NSW General Purpose Standing Committee

  • Public Submission

Submission to the inquiry into Homeownership

Standing Committee on Economics

  • Public Submission

Submission to Tax Review Discussion Paper

Australian Government

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Income Stream Review: Consultation Papers

Commonwealth Treasury

  • Public Submission

2015-2016 Federal Pre-Budget Submission

Treasury

  • Public Submission

Western Australian 2015-2016 State budget submission

Western Australia – WA Department of Treasury and Ministers

  • Public Submission

Submission to the 2015-2016 Northern Territory Budget

NT – NT Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Public Submission

Submission in Response to the Draft Report of the Competition Policy Review

The Competition Policy Review Panel

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Review of Retirement Income Stream Regulation

Commonwealth Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into proposals to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

Submission to Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Health
  • Public Submission

Submission to Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Health

Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Health

  • Public Submission

Submission in response to the Interim Report of the Financial System Inquiry

Financial System Inquiry

  • Public Submission

2014 2015 Tasmanian Budget Submission

Tasmania – Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Public Submission

Submission to Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No 1 and No 2) Bills

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into Out of Pocket Healthcare Costs

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs

  • Public Submission

Submission in response to Extended Medicare Safety Net Bill

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Inquiry on Affordable Housing

Senate Standing Committees on Economics

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Customer Water & Sewerage Services Code Review

Queensland – Department of Energy and Water Supply

  • Public Submission

Retailer Price Variations in Market Retail Contracts Submission

Australian Energy Market Commission

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Financial Systems Inquiry

Australia – The Treasury

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