Cashless debit card

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Cashless welfare cards
Healthy Welfare Card
Indue Card
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Unfinished Parliamentary business: an overview of potential Indigenous Australians portfolio measures

This paper considers what might appear in the Albanese Government’s legislative and ministerial Indigenous Australians agenda, by listing what is already ‘on the table’.
Report

Implementation and performance of the Cashless Debit Card trial — follow-on

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services' administration of the Cashless Debit Card program, including implementation of the recommendations made in an earlier audit.
Evaluation

Evaluation of the Cashless Debit Card in Ceduna, East Kimberley and the Goldfields Region: consolidated report

This evaluation provides evidence about the outcomes of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) in the first three trial areas in which it was rolled out. The purpose of this evaluation was to create a new, integrated evidence base and use it to assess the impact...
Discussion paper

Evaluating the Cashless Debit Card: how will it solve poverty and unemployment?

This paper explores data from two early reports related to an evaluation of the trial of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) roll-out in the Electoral Division of Hinkler, Queensland, which began in January 2019.
Policy report

Hidden costs: an independent study into income management in Australia

This report summarises preliminary findings from a national independent study into the ongoing expansion of income management (IM) in Australia. The study was funded by the Australian Research Council over a three-year period from 2018-2020.
Report

Cashless Debit Card baseline data collection in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Region: qualitative findings

This report details the findings from a study examining Cashless Debit Card (CDC) use in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Region. Following a comprehensive stakeholder engagement strategy, in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 74 stakeholder representatives and 66 CDC participants across the Bundaberg and Hervey...
Submission

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

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has written this submission highlighting the impact of poverty, inequality and the related harmful consumption of alcohol and other drugs on the health of Aboriginal people, and how the Cashless Card is doing little to remedy this. In this submission...
Working paper

Lived experiences of the Cashless Debit Card trial, Ceduna, South Australia

The cashless debit card (CDC) quarantines 80% of working age recipients’ income support payments in selected trial sites. This paper concerns the lived experiences of Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals subject to the first CDC trial in the Ceduna region of South Australia.
Position paper

Policy priorities for the next Australian government: social security

Australia's peak body for social services has released its social security election policy priorities. These are designed to strengthen our social security system to ensure it best achieves its goal of preventing poverty and deprivation, and put the dignity of people first.
Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) and Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) write to oppose the expansion of the cashless debit card trials set out in the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019.
Submission

Submission to the senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019

The Western Australian Council of Social Service's submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019.
Evaluation

Cashless debit card baseline data collection in the Goldfields region: qualitative findings

The Department of Social Services (DSS) commissioned the Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre (FES) to undertake the independent collection of baseline data from trial participants and other relevant stakeholders to allow an assessment of the conditions within the Goldfields around the time of...
Report

The implementation and performance of the Cashless Debit Card trial

The objective of the audit was to assess the Department of Social Services’ implementation and evaluation of the Cashless Debit Card trial.
Briefing paper

Cashless debit card: briefing note February 2018

ACOSS has produced this briefing note on the cashless debit card trials, and why they should not be extended.
Working paper

The cashless debit card trial in the East Kimberley

This paper focuses on the Cashless Debit Card trial in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. The card aims to restrict cash and purchases to curb alcohol consumption, illegal drug use and gambling.
Evaluation

Review of the Cashless Debit Card trial and evaluation

This report reviews the Cashless Debit Card trial and evaluation focussing primarily on the Final Evaluation Report released by the Australian Government in September 2017. The evaluation by Orima Research is intended to evaluate the trial in the first two trial sites of Ceduna, South...