Submissions to Inquiries

Families Australia regularly provides submissions on family-related topics. Most submissions are in response to Australian Government and Parliamentary inquiries and consultations. Families Australia also makes submissions to inquiries conducted at State or Territory government level.

Recent submissions can be viewed below.

In addition, Families Australia assisted the Alliance for Forgotten Australians (AFA) to prepare submissions to a range of inquiries between 2007 and 2015. These can be accessed on the AFA website.

Submissions can be filtered by the following categories:



Advancing the Wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples

Families Australia: submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on the Inquiry into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability

Families Australia acknowledges the current National Disability Insurance Scheme consultation process on the Proposal for a National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding framework. We strongly support the development of this framework.