Media Releases

No change to minimum welfare payments

“An article in News Ltd papers today, citing a departmental document, in regard to minimum payments in the welfare system, is wrong,” Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, said today.

“Disgusting” union campaign against 1800RESPECT

“The Australian Services Union campaign against the Medibank Health Solution’s 1800RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service Hotline is amongst the most disgusting and misleading campaigns I have ever seen,” Minister for Social services, Christian Porter, said today.

NDIS Savings Fund passes House of Representatives

Minister for Social Services Christian Porter today welcomed the passage of legislation to establish a dedicated fund to meet future costs associated with the National Disability Insurance Scheme.