Submissions and reports

Submission in response to the draft South Australia Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2016

Uniting Communities welcomes the opportunity to provide comment to the Department of State Development, Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, on the draft South Australia Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2016, as released in October 2016. This submission complements earlier commentary provided by the Anangu Lands Paper Tracker on the amendments to the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988, which can be found on […]

LGBTIQ legislative reform in South Australia

The new 2016 Australian Workplace Equality Index found 45 per cent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex Australians hide their sexuality or gender identity at work because they fear it may damage their career. The other 55 per cent were out in the workplace. Uniting Communities supports the proposed legislative reforms, introduced in the […]

SACC Review Panel: Review of the small amount credit contract laws interim report

We welcome the opportunity to provide comment on the Review of the small amount credit contract laws inquiry’s interim report, published in December 2015. Overall, Uniting Communities regards the observations and options outline in the interim report as positive. It is particularly pleasing to see that important issues such as the adequacy of responsible lending […]

Submission to the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee regarding Community-based dialysis on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands

This submission outlines a brief history of key events and initiatives over the past 15 years that have been directed at improving the provision of dialysis services for end-stage renal patients from remote Aboriginal communities in Central Australia, including Anangu communities on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. In reflecting on this 15 year history, […]