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Each year Jobs Australia prepares numerous submissions to the Federal Government. We also undertake research and produce reports on policy areas that impact disadvantaged, our of work Australians.

The latest Jobs Australia submissions and topical papers appear below as downloadable links.


Jobs Australia Submission in Response to the ANAO Audit: The Design and Implementation of the Community Development Programme

Jobs Australia's contribution to this audit by the Australian National Audit Office.

jobactive 18-month Business Reallocation Submission

Following consultations with our members who are in scope for the 18-month jobactive business reallocation Jobs Australia has forwarded our submission to the Department in response to the Industry Information Paper.

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment Legislation Committee - Inquiry into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016

Jobs Australia has expressed its in-principle support for the Youth Jobs PaTH initiative which was announced in the 2016 Budget as a welcome new measure to address unacceptably high levels of youth unemployment and long term youth unemployment in particular.

What to do about CDP

This report is intended to help inform deliberations on how to improve the current Community Development Program (CDP). The report is informed by a 2-day forum conducted by Jobs Australia in Alice Springs on the 31 August and 1 September, 2016.

Submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016

Jobs Australia has made a submission on the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016. The submission focuses on the proposal to close carbon tax compensation to new welfare recipients.