Today marks White Ribbon Day, also known as International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - an opportunity to reflect on how all Australians can work together to prevent and respond to violence against women.
The Community Services Minister’s Meeting was held on 11 November 2016, to discuss national collaboration on improving safety and wellbeing outcomes for children and young people, and Third Action Plan for the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children.
Minister Porter announces opening of Volunteer Grants 2016. $10 million in grants is now available to community organisations to support the efforts of their volunteers.
Tasmania is leading the country in improving protection for children against vaccine preventable diseases, the latest Australian Immunisation Register data shows.
The Turnbull Government announces a Commonwealth Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and is inviting states, territories and other non–government institutions to join in the Commonwealth scheme to deliver redress to the survivors of these wrongs.
People with disability, employment service providers and employers of people with disability are encouraged to provide feedback on a discussion paper aimed at introducing an improved model of Disability Employment Services (DES) from 2018.