Submission: Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2020

The AIMN's submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs' Inquiry into proposed legislative amendments to income reporting and other measures has been published on the Inquiry page (submission number 3). This brief letter endorses the National Social Security Rights Network's submission to the Inquiry. You can also access the submission on our Resources … Continue reading Submission: Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2020

Submission: Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments

The AIMN's submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee's Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia has been published on the Inquiry page (submission number 97). You can also access the submission on our Resources page.

Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

The AIMN recently made a submission to the Productivity Commission in response to a call for submissions for the development of an Indigenous Evaluation Strategy.  This submission focuses on issues with the evaluation of social policies and programs impacting on or targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, with an emphasis on compulsory … Continue reading Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

Useful Information for Cashless Debit Card Trial Participants and Others Subject to Compulsory Income Management in Australia

The Accountable Income Management Network has compiled a resource document- linked here- to provide people who have been put onto the Cashless Debit Card and other forms of compulsory income management, such as the Basics Card, with useful information about making complaints and seeking support in relation to compulsory income management programs. This document is … Continue reading Useful Information for Cashless Debit Card Trial Participants and Others Subject to Compulsory Income Management in Australia

Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

The AIMN recently made a submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights in response to a call for submissions for the development of a thematic report to the UN General Assembly on digital technology, social protection and human rights. This submission focuses on issues with the way that digital … Continue reading Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights