The St Vincent de Paul Society makes submissions to Parliamentary Inquiries, at budget time and on other matters related to our advocacy work.

Poverty and Income Support

Response to a Question on Notice - Cost of Living (December 2023)

Submission to ACTU inquiry into price gouging (September 2023)

Strengthening The Safety Net Bill submission (July 2023)

Cost of living submission (May 2023)

Joint submission - Payday loans and consumer leases (March 2023)

Submission on the The extent and nature of poverty in Australia (February 2023)

Financial Sector Reform Bill (October 2022)

Inquiry into the Social Security Administration Amendment Repeal of Cashless Debit Card and Other Measures Bill (August 2022)

Submission on the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension (July 2021)

Submission on the Inadequacy of Newstart (2019)


Submission to Prime Minister and Cabinet on COVID-19

Submission on the Disability Services Act Review (February 2023)

Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Covid 19 (June 2020)

Submission to the Productivity Commission's draft Mental Health Report (February 2020)

Secure Work

Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (6 October 2023)

Submission on Inquiry into Workforce Australia employment services (March 2023)

Submission on the Social Security Legislation Amendment Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures Bill (June 2021)

Submission to the Senate Select Commitee on Job Security (March 2021)

Submission to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee on the Fair Work Amendment Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery Bill 2020 Provisions (February 2021)

Other submissions

Submission on Developing a Not-for-Profit Sector Development Blueprint (December 2023)

Submission to DSS on its Issues Paper, A stronger, more diverse and independent community sector (November 2023)

Submission on Treasury Laws Amendment (Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions) Bill 2023 (16 October 2023)

Submission on a Human Rights Act (July 2023)

Legislating the objective of superannuation (March 2023)