As the nation’s largest not-for-profit health and aged care provider - and as an expression of our mission - St Vincent’s has a responsibility to engage with governments and policy makers
And, to share its expertise, experience, and advice in order to deliver better health and aged care outcomes, particularly for disadvantaged Australians. We regularly submit recommendations to state and federal governments and committees for consideration across a range of subjects. You’ll find a record of these submissions below.
Recent Government Submissions
The Australian Senate’s Standing Committee on Community Affairs’ inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia
SVHA submission to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s National Ice Taskforce on improving the efforts of the federal, state and territory governments to combat the growing use of ice in our community 2015