Latest Media Releases

NDIS supporting 100,000 Australians

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone with 100,000 Australians with disability now having choice and control over life-changing support delivered through the Scheme.

Armidale to settle 200 refugees

The Government announced the NSW city of Armidale as a new regional settlement location for the settlement of refugees.

Government welcomes new approach to 1800RESPECT

The Turnbull Government today welcomed Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) new approach to providing trauma specialist counselling through the 1800RESPECT service for victims of domestic or family violence and sexual abuse.

Latest Speeches

Speech to CEDA

Over the last 4 years the Government has focused on the overarching problem of sustainability in the welfare system. The problem BEING that welfare spending was growing faster than the taxpayers’ ability to pay for it.

Omnibus Savings and Childcare Reform Bill

The Government wants a welfare system that supports the most vulnerable, encourages those capable of work or study to do so, reduces intergenerational welfare dependency, and is sustainable for the future.

ACOSS National Conference 2016

It is important audiences such as that assembled here come together to discuss theory and practice designed to improve social policy outcomes for individual Australians.

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