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 Energex in response to the Residential and Business Customer Consultation Paper and Customer Impact Statement

The submission outlines National Seniors concerns about the impact of peak demand tariffs on seniors and questions the capacity of low-income seniors to adapt to these new tariffs.
01 Oct 2015

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

The submission outlines National Seniors concerns regarding the welfare of older Australians who reside in aged care facilities that are not fitted with automatic fire sprinklers.
05 Aug 2015

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

National Seniors Australia lodged a submission to the Legislative Council`s Legal and Social Issues Committee`s Inquiry into End of Life Choices. There is a high level of community interest in the law surrounding end of life. While modern ...
26 Jul 2015

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

The submission outlines National Seniors concerns regarding the proposal to amend the requirement for registered nurses to be on duty at all times in NSW aged care facilities.    
23 Jul 2015

Submission to the exposure draft Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015

This submission supports the reversal to the timeframe when accounts are deemed to be inactive and the increased privacy provisions for older Australians with unclaimed accounts.
01 Jul 2015

Submission to the inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Pensions) Bill 2015

This submission responds to proposals to amend the age pension asset test and concession card eligibility.
19 Jun 2015

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