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Mental Health Services and the NDIS: Presentation to the Social Development Committee of SA Parliament

1 April 2019

In late 2018, the Social Development Committee (SDC) of the South Australian Parliament resolved to inquire into and report on the provision of services for people with mental illness under the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and SACOSS was invited to present.

Registering Social Workers in SA: Presentation to a Joint Committee of the SA Parliament

1 April 2019

The Social Workers Registration Bill 2018 was introduced to the SA Parliament on the 5th of September 2018. If enacted the legislation will make provision for the registration of social workers in South Australia and would establish a Social Work Registration Board.

Briefing Note: New Sector Funding Contracts

8 February 2019

This Briefing Note provides information on the mandated terms and conditions of the new standardised sector funding contracts which will apply to all new not-for-profit procurement and grants. The Note compares the terms in the Grant Agreement and the Service Contract, and provides commentary on key clauses.  There is also a flow-chart relating to screening requirements, although this is tentative as it is hoped that this process will change. It was produced for sector information workshops held in February 2019.

Submission to the AER on the Hardship Guideline Issues Paper

14 January 2019

Submission to the AER on the Hardship Guideline Issues Paper

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SA Productivity Commission Inquiry on Government Procurement

18 December 2018

SACOSS's submission to this inquiry notes the achievements of the SANFRAG process in reforming government procurement of NFP services, and the importance of the adoption of the agreed contract templates. It also canvasses a range of further improvements in both contract terms and procurement processes, as well as the need for some form of independent NFP support and advocacy function to promote and enforce agreed changes.

Submission to the Department of Energy and Mining on the Draft Ministerial Reliability Instrument Amendment Bill

12 December 2018

Submission to the Department of Energy and Mining on the Draft Ministerial Reliability Instrument Amendment Bill

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Submission on AER's standardised statements for use in customer hardship policies

7 December 2018

Submission on AER's standardised statements for use in customer hardship policies

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Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator on the Default Market Offer Position Paper

6 December 2018

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator on the Default Market Offer Position Paper

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Submission to the Energy Security Board on its Market Making Requirements in the NEM Consultation Paper

19 October 2018

Submission to the Energy Security Board on its Market Making Requirements in the NEM Consultation Paper

Download: Submission to the Energy Security Board on its Market Making Requirements in the NEM Consultation Paper