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 descending

Submission on the Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care Bill)

It is noted that the Review of Pricing Arrangements in Residential Aged Care (2004) [the Hogan Report] conducted a comprehensive review of the aged care regime in Australia. Two (2) key issues considered by the Review were: 1. Asset testing for...
31 Aug 2006

Submission on Review of Affordable Housing in the ACT

The home has special significance for older people. Home is a familiar place, in a familiar location where they know others and feel in control of their lives. Studies examining older peoples’ preferences for housing have found that the majority...
30 Sep 2006

Submission in response to Queensland Health’s Consumer Health Council Project.

The importance of consumer involvement in health care is widely recognised. Consumers can be involved in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material, through consultations to elicit their...
01 Nov 2006

Submission to the 2007-2008 Federal Budget.

National Seniors has focused on eleven priority policy areas for this Budget Submission. Our attached National Policy Document 2006 details our policy positions on a wide range of issues, and should be referred to for further information. For the...
01 Nov 2006

Submission to the Inquiry into Older People and the Law

The issue of older Australians and the law is clearly a salient one. In Australia, the number of people 65 years and over is projected to increase from approximately 2.49 million now to 5.84 million in 2032, representing 23 percent of the overall...
01 Nov 2006

NSW Election Platform Submission

National Seniors’ NSW State Policy Group has developed seven key policy platforms within the framework of our National Policy Document (2006) for the upcoming NSW election. National Seniors calls on NSW political parties to consider the following...
01 Mar 2007

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