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 electronic voting

National Seniors urges the Committee to consider the voting experiences of older people in assessing the effectiveness of electronic voting and recommends that wider use of electronic voting be based on cost-benefit analysis to ensure security and...
22 Jul 2016

Submission to the Working together: for better housing and sustainable communities Discussion Paper

In our response to the Working together: for better housing and sustainable communities Discussion Paper, National Seniors has made a number of key recommendations which seek to provide better access to affordable and accessible housing for older...
17 Jul 2016

Submission to the Review of the Residential Parks Act 2007 Discussion Paper

In this submission, National Seniors makes recommendations to safeguard the interests of older people seeking affordable retirement housing in residential parks.
08 Jul 2016

Submission to the Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector

National Seniors is calling for amendments to the retirement village legislation to better protect residents as well as initiatives to address broader housing affordability issues affecting older people in Victoria.
30 Jun 2016

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator on Tariff Structure Statement proposals

This submission to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) responds to Energex’s proposal to introduce new electricity tariffs in Queensland, most notably, the proposal to introduce a peak demand tariff
28 Apr 2016

Submission on Objective of Superannuation Discussion Paper

National Seniors recommends the legislated objective clearly state the purpose of superannuation as supplementing the Age Pension and other voluntary savings, with wording that includes ‘dignity in retirement’, ‘financial security’, ‘lifetime...
06 Apr 2016

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