Family Payments – Critical Support not a Cost Saving Measure
Submission NCSMC welcomes the opportunity to present a submission to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2015. It is our hope that the voices of those who vehemently oppose this Legislation will be heard. The submission will convey that this measure cannot be viewed in [...]
Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015 to the Community Affairs Committee.
Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Legislation: NCSMC welcomes the Senate referring the matter of proposed spending cuts and its impacts, known as the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015 to the Community Affairs Committee. Overview of Recommendations: 1. The Pensioner Education Supplement (PES) provides financial assistance with the [...]
A New Child Care Program: Inquiry into Child Care.
Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015: Inquiry into Child Care. Our Submission: NCSMC wants to impress upon the Committee the need to appreciate that access to child care has value that goes beyond supporting a parent to participate in paid work. We seek that the committee take into consideration [...]
Budget Submission 2016: A Small Investment for a Significant Gain
We sincerely thank all women who have trusted us and shared their story. The National Council Single Mothers and their Children Inc (NCSMC) is pleased to engage in Federal Budget. This budget submission contains five recommendations directly responding to the matter of poverty, hardship and or domestic violence and its impact upon single mother [...]
Examination of Children affected by Family and Domestic Violence
National Children’s Commissioner Submission June 2015 We have a long and consistent record of speaking about the rights and needs of children. Our focus has been for children in a single mother household. In our research and response to the family law reviews, our priorities were to elevate the voice of the child and [...]