The Government will introduce a further Family Tax Benefit bill to Parliament this week to increase fortnightly payments, encourage workforce participation and fund the child care reforms in the Jobs for Families package.
Outstanding efforts to improve the lives of people with disability were celebrated with the announcement of the 2015 National Disability Award winners tonight at Parliament House.
Violence against women is one of the great shames of our nation.
The Government welcomes the passage of legislation designed to lift national immunisation rates and provide a stronger incentive for immunisation
The first family of Syrian refugees granted visas as part of Australia’s recent additional intake arrived safely in Perth overnight.
The first family of Syrian refugees granted visas as part of Australia’s recent additional intake will soon arrive in Australia.
Over 33,000 Australian families will be better off after more generous youth payment means testing measures passed Parliament today.
A framework to address the causes of violence against women and their children has been launched in Parliament House today.
People with disability, their families, carers and employers are encouraged to provide feedback on a new discussion paper aimed at developing a National Disability Employment Framework.
The Government today announced new intercountry adoption programmes with Poland and Latvia.