Resources

AIMN Policy Statements

December 2018: ‘End compulsory income management in Australia’

March 2022: Policy Brief: Alternatives to Compulsory Income Management


AIMN Submissions

Federal

July 2018: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018

October 2018: Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Education and Employment Inquiry into the appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of jobactive

December 2018: Submission to the Select Committee on Intergenerational Welfare Dependence Inquiry into Intergenerational Welfare Dependence

February 2019: Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs’ Inquiry into ParentsNext, including its trial and subsequent broader rollout

March 2019: Submission to the House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs Review of the Social Security Commission Bill 2018

March 2019: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019 and Attachment 1

September 2019: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

September 2019: 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

September 2019: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s Inquiry into Centrelink’s compliance program

October 2019: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) Bill 2019

February 2020: Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs’ Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2020

June 2020: Submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19’s Inquiry into the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

June-July 2020: Submission to the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation’s inquiry into the exemption of delegated legislation from parliamentary oversight

October 2020: Submission to the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation’s inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020, plus Attachments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

June 2022: Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s inquiry into the application of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Australia (text-only version)

State

August 2018: Submission to the Select Committee on Poverty in South Australia

Other

May 2019: Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rightsinput into a thematic report to the UN General Assembly on digital technology, social protection and human rights

August 2019: Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

December 2021: Submission (PDF, text only) to the Australian National Audit Office’s follow-up audit of the Implementation and Performance of the Cashless Debit Card


AIMN Factsheets

August 2018: Fact Sheet on the Cashless Debit Card and Compulsory Income Management