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 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

Superannuation Reform Package Exposure Bills (tranche two)

National Seniors supports tightening tax concessions for high wealth individuals but has called for greater flexibility so older people have opportunity to maximise their savings. 
10 Oct 2016

Submission to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Discussion Paper

National Seniors has provided feedback to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, highlighting both the importance of securing low-cost and accessible medicines to older Australians but also the need to ensure value-for-money and...
22 Sep 2016

Superannuation Reform Package Exposure Bills

National Seniors has restated concerns about the proposed objective of superannuation and calls on the Federal Government to undertake further work to develop an objective that will better shape future superannuation policy. 
19 Sep 2016

Submission to the Elder Abuse Inquiry: Response to the Issues Paper

National Seniors has called on Commonwealth, state and territory governments to commit to a  comprehensive national response to elder abuse, making a number of recommendations as part of its submission to the elder abuse inquiry.
29 Aug 2016

Submission to the Residential Task Force on Housing Transitions Issues Paper

National Seniors has called on the Queensland Government to ensure that older Queenslanders have better access to age appropriate housing in response to the Residential Task Force on Housing Transitions Issues Paper.
31 Jul 2016

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