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 Inquiry into the Hearing Health and Wellbeing of Australia

In this submission to a recent inquiry into hearing health, National Seniors has called for a greater emphasis on prevention, improved access to subsidised hearing services for seniors and recommended increased transparency in the sale of hearing...
15 Dec 2016

Submission to the Review of the Community Visitors Scheme

National Seniors submission to this consultation draws on the varied experiences of our members as volunteers under the CVS, employees within the aged care sector as well as their own observations of visitor-care recipient relationships involving...
14 Dec 2016

ACT Budget Submission 2017-18

National Seniors submission to the Australian Capital Territory Budget 2017-18 outlines a number of key recommendations for consideration as part of the Budget development process. Recommendations cover areas related to concessions, housing, health...
11 Dec 2016

Submission to the Northern Territory Budget 2017-2018

National Seniors submission to the Northern Territory Budget 2017-18 outlines a number of key recommendations for consideration as part of the Budget development process. Recommendations cover areas related to concessions, housing, health, transport...
07 Dec 2016

Submission to the Tasmanian Budget 2017-18

National Seniors submission to the Tasmania State Budget 2017-18 outlines a number of key recommendations for consideration as part of the Budget development process. Recommendations cover areas related to concessions, housing, health, transport,...
14 Nov 2016

Submission to the inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services

National Seniors has welcomed calls for greater user choice in the human services, but has cautioned that competition, contestability and choice should investigated on a case-by-case basis after careful consideration of the impacts on service users.
18 Oct 2016

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