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.
Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Zed Seselja, today announced funding of $2.59 million to provide the service delivery component of the Towards Independent Adulthood (TIA) Trial in Western Australia (WA).
Community organisations can now apply for a share of $160,000 in Commonwealth Government funding for projects that showcase their philanthropic partnerships.
Young people from regional and remote areas of Australia will benefit from the Coalition Government’s reforms to Youth Allowance, improving access to education for students living outside the major cities.
Passage of the Government’s Omnibus Welfare Bill delivers the capacity to provide much needed support to Australian families through more affordable and accessible child care.