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Senate Community Affairs References Committee

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SCARC

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21 Jun 2017

In December 2016 and early January 2017, a number of people started raising public concerns about receiving letters saying they owed Centrelink significant debts. Media articles claimed Centrelink was operating a debt recovery system with a high error rate. The individuals and whistle-blowers...

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20 Jun 2017

The aged care sector has experienced the impacts of significant changes in recent years. These changes range from the ageing of the Australian population and the corresponding ageing of the workforce, the increased use of technology in service delivery, the increased complexity of health needs...

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03 Dec 2014

KEY FINDINGS

The evidence before the committee is that income inequality—as gauged by various measures across a range of studies—has increased in Australia since the mid-1980s (see chapter 2).

The evidence shows that the likely impact of the Budget measures will...

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02 Sep 2014

This inquiry sought to address a lack of data on the prevalence of speech, language and communication disorders in Australia.

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The capacity to communicate verbally is fundamental to a person's development and wellbeing. The ability to learn effectively, to...

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17 Mar 2005

At regular intervals over many years, reports on problems and shortcomings of the care and protection of children in out-of-home care have been produced. Unfortunately, it seems that these reports had minimal impact in achieving a system that was responsive, accountable and achieved outcomes in...

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21 Jun 2017

In December 2016 and early January 2017, a number of people started raising public concerns about receiving letters saying they owed Centrelink significant debts. Media articles claimed Centrelink was operating a debt recovery system with a high error rate. The individuals and whistle-blowers...

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20 Jun 2017

The aged care sector has experienced the impacts of significant changes in recent years. These changes range from the ageing of the Australian population and the corresponding ageing of the workforce, the increased use of technology in service delivery, the increased complexity of health needs...

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24 Jun 2015

Acknowledging that the NDIS alone will not be able to solve the issues faced by young people in nursing homes, this review makes 12 recommendations including establishing a joint taskforce to ensure the recommendations are put in place.

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03 Dec 2014

KEY FINDINGS

The evidence before the committee is that income inequality—as gauged by various measures across a range of studies—has increased in Australia since the mid-1980s (see chapter 2).

The evidence shows that the likely impact of the Budget measures will...

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02 Sep 2014

This inquiry sought to address a lack of data on the prevalence of speech, language and communication disorders in Australia.

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The capacity to communicate verbally is fundamental to a person's development and wellbeing. The ability to learn effectively, to...

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22 Aug 2014

The inquiry and report of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee which reviewed the out-of-pocket costs in Australian healthcare.

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Health expenditure occurs when money is spent on health goods and services. It occurs at different levels of...

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22 Jun 2006

Petrol sniffing causes devastation in Indigenous communities. The health impacts include chronic disability and the social impacts include violence, crime and the breakdown of community structures. This report argues that measures to deal with the problem are now well known; the priority is to...

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17 Mar 2005

At regular intervals over many years, reports on problems and shortcomings of the care and protection of children in out-of-home care have been produced. Unfortunately, it seems that these reports had minimal impact in achieving a system that was responsive, accountable and achieved outcomes in...

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20 Jul 2004

Traditional checklists and rating instruments used to assist in the diagnosis of children and adolescents with behavioural problems - particularly inattentive behaviours - have long since passed their use-by date, according to Ken and Kathy Rowe.

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