A Select Committee of the Legislative Council has been established to inquire into and report on the gig economy with particular reference to:


(a)    The prevalence of gig economy work within South Australia;

(b)    The various forms of gig economy work;

(c)    The current legislative and regulatory regime and the extent of compliance within that regime;

(d)    The impacts of the gig economy on workers inside and outside of the gig economy and the impact of gig economy work on families, communities and businesses;

(e)    The individual, business, community and state-wide economic impacts of the gig economy;

(f)    The impact of the prevalence and practices of the gig economy in relation to government procurement and expenditure;

(g)    The intersection of slavery and slavery-like practices;

(h)    Current supports available to workers and employers;

(i)     Other jurisdictions’ legislative, regulatory and policy solutions to address issues within the gig economy;

(j)     The implications of the gig economy in respect of compliance with treaties and obligations;

(k)    Legislative, regulatory and policy implications in South Australia; and

(l)     Any other related matter.


Any person or organisation wishing to make a written submission to the Committee, or register an interest in presenting oral evidence to the Committee, is invited to do so by Friday, 12 May 2023.

Written submissions and expressions of interest should be addressed to the Secretary to the Committee, C/- Parliament House, GPO Box 572, Adelaide 5001, or by e-mail at SCGIG@parliament.sa.gov.au For any queries or to discuss the submission due date, please contact the Secretary by telephone on (08) 8237 9339 or as above.

Ms Emma Johnston
Secretary to the Committee

Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.