Hundreds of Queenslanders with disability in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton will get earlier access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) thanks to a decision of the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments.
A three year trial of using GPS to track and monitor high risk family violence offenders will begin in Tasmania this year.
The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation to provide 3.8 million people a one-off payment to help meet the cost of living.
Labor’s Chris Bowen and Jenny Macklin are today still in denial about funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, despite the overwhelming evidence that Labor never fully-funded it.
Bill Shorten claims there is no funding hole in the NDIS while simultaneously promising a tax increase to fill it.
The Turnbull Government will guarantee the National Disability Insurance Scheme is fully funded by legislating an additional 0.5 percentage point increase in the Medicare Levy.
The Turnbull Government’s redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutional settings is planned to commence in 2018.
The Turnbull Government is embarking on a comprehensive reform of Australia’s working-age welfare payments, guaranteeing the essential services that Australians rely on.
Nearly 100,000 volunteers will benefit from $10 million in Australian Government grants for small community organisations.
The Turnbull Government believes there is no excuse for parents who, without a valid medical reason, choose not to immunise their children.