More than 3.7 million Australians will be better off from today, following increases to the Age Pension, Disability Support Pension, and other payments and allowances.
More than 91,000 Queenslanders living with disability now have certainty the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be rolled out across the state by 2019.
Today the Government joined Telstra and the Women’s Services Network (WESNET) to announce a joint commitment to support women experiencing technology-facilitated abuse and to help domestic violence victims stay connected.
The Government will guarantee the final funding source for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by setting up a special ‘future fund’ to hold Commonwealth contributions.
Today is a watershed moment for how we deliver welfare payments in Australia. The first cashless welfare debit cards are being issued today as part of a trial in Ceduna aimed at reducing welfare fuelled alcohol, drug and gambling abuse.
The National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) NSW Market Position Statement reveals a jobs and economic boom will be triggered across the state over the next three years.
The Coalition Government's No Jab No Pay policy is encouraging parents to do the right thing for their children and public health, with a sharp rise in the number of children being immunised against preventable diseases.
The Commonwealth and state and territory governments have agreed to expand the National Disability Insurance Scheme board and extend the terms of existing board members.
The Government will provide certainty to the charitable sector and community organisations by today announcing the decision to retain the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
The Government is taking steps to ensure people pay back their welfare debts if they have received payments they are not entitled to. Two Bills are being introduced to Parliament today to strengthen the integrity of Australia’s welfare system.