Policy and Advocacy

Policy development and advocacy are central to the operations of NACCHO. The Policy team works in a fast paced and dynamic environment liaising with key stakeholders across the sector, including our Affiliates and Members, governments, universities, public institutions, and non-government organisations. The team uses its wide-ranging policy and research expertise to contribute toward policies that achieve better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about NACCHO’s Policy and Advocacy efforts.

Latest Policy Submissions 

Title

Who was the submission to?

Submission on the Australian Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Senate Select Committee on COVID-19

Lessons to be learned in relation to the Australian bushfire season 2019-20

Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration

Aboriginal Flag

Select Committee on The Aboriginal Flag

Inquiry into The Destruction Of 46,000 Year-old Caves at the Juukan Gorge In the Pilbara Region of Western Australia 

Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020 

Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019 & Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019 [Provisions]

Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Homelessness in Australia

House Of Representatives Standing Committee On Social Policy And Legal Affairs 

Expenditure on Children in The Northern Territory - Draft Paper

Productivity Commission

Australia’s Waste Management and Recycling Industries 

House Of Representatives Standing Committee On Industry, Innovation, Science And Resources

Regional Inequality in Australia 

Senate Standing Committees on Economics

Pathways and Participation Opportunities for Indigenous Australians In Employment and Business 

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs

Indigenous Evaluation Strategy – Draft Strategy

Productivity Commission

Education in Remote and Complex Environments

House Of Representatives Standing Committee On Employment, Education And Training 

Federal Government’s Response to The Drought, and The Adequacy and Appropriateness of Policies and Measures to Support Farmers, Regional Communities and The Australian Economy 

Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport

Jobs for The Future in Regional Areas

Senate Select Committee Into Jobs For the Future In Regional Areas

Expenditure on Children in The Northern Territory - Issues Paper

 

Productivity Commission

Effective Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs

Adequacy of Newstart And Related Payments and Alternative Mechanisms to Determine the Level of Income Support Payments in Australia 

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs 

Climate Health WA Inquiry

WA Government

Indigenous Evaluation Strategy – issues Paper

Productivity Commission

Submission on the Data Availability and Transparency Bill 2020

Office of the National Data Commissioner

First Nations People with Disability

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Rights and Attitudes

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Select Committee on Autism

Select Committee on Autism

Health care for people with cognitive disability

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

 

Submission to Joint Standing Committee on The National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Joint Standing Committee on The National Disability Insurance Scheme.