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AASW speaks up on proposed youth allowances legislation

6th Aug 2015

In our presentation to the Senate in Canberra on 5 August, we said the proposed Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) legislation does not provide an effective incentive for young people to find employment. Instead it is punitive and complicates an overly complex system.

AASW publications on the proposed legislation

The Senate's final report

The Senate has released its final Community Affairs Legislation Committee report on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015 (Provisions). It mentions the AASW a number of times.

Media reports

Since our presentation to the Senate on the the proposed Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) legislation, the AASW has been included in a number of media reports.

 

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers