Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice, today announced an additional $1 million to continue the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018.
The Turnbull Government will today introduced legislation to establish the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission.
The Turnbull Government is reintroducing legislation to end compensation for Labor’s now defunct Carbon Tax by closing the Energy Supplement to new welfare recipients.
Hundreds of Queenslanders with disability in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton will get earlier access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) thanks to a decision of the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments.
A three year trial of using GPS to track and monitor high risk family violence offenders will begin in Tasmania this year.
The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation to provide 3.8 million people a one-off payment to help meet the cost of living.
Labor’s Chris Bowen and Jenny Macklin are today still in denial about funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, despite the overwhelming evidence that Labor never fully-funded it.
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.