Media Releases

Investing in people – improving lives

Today the Coalition Government announced the first stage in a new approach aiming to revolutionise the welfare system by focusing on improving the individual lives of people trapped in it.

Building stronger and safer communities for everyone

Local communities across Australia will share an extra $1.7 million in funding from the Australian Government to develop community projects to build connections and help reduce violence against women and their children.

Paying for Australia’s child care reforms

The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation to the 45th Parliament for early childhood education and care reforms that will benefit around one million Australians.

No Jab, No Pay lifts immunisation rates

More than 5,738 children whose parents are receiving child care payments and were previously registered as vaccination objectors have had their child/ren immunised since the launch of the Government’s No Jab, No Pay policy.

Jobs boom for Tasmania with arrival of NDIS

Jobs growth will surge across Tasmania with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme with up to 1750 new full-time jobs created in the next three years and $260 million in new economic activity generated.

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