The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to deliver on its commitment to support victim-survivors of family, domestic and sexual violence with additional safe accommodation options and front line service workers.
Joint Statement on Australian, State and Territory responses to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Disability Ministers welcome the historic final report of the Disability Royal Commission.
Around five million Australians will receive a boost to their social security payments when indexation takes effect later this month.
Women and Women’s Safety Ministerial Communique 1 March 2024
Australians have sought out information on the Government’s paid family and domestic violence leave with more than 3500 downloads in six months of the Small Business, Big Impact: how to support employees experiencing family and domestic violence leave podcast.
The Albanese Labor Government has commenced negotiations with the Uruguayan Government on a bilateral social security agreement.
The Miles Government has appointed three service providers to deliver a pilot program to help support victim-survivors experiencing, or at risk of homelessness because of domestic, family and sexual violence.
The Albanese Labor Government is helping more young people, including those experiencing disadvantage or increased barriers to employment, receive training and experience for future careers in tech with the launch of a Virtual Work Experience Program.
Increased training for Faith Leaders and CALD Communities to better support women and children who experience family, domestic and sexual violence will be funded as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s commitment to ending gender-based violence in one generation.
More than 18,000 Australians have signed up to BetStop – the National Self-Exclusion Register since it was launched by the Albanese Government six months ago today, demonstrating the significant impact this initiative is having to combat online wagering harms.
A new initiative to strengthen earlier intervention with men who choose to use violence will be trialled in five locations across Western Australia.
The Albanese Government is progressing its positive agenda to improve programs and services for people with disability by convening the first meeting of the National Disability Data Asset Council today.
The Albanese Labor Government is committed to supporting First Nations children, families and communities with a further investment to support culturally responsive toy libraries.
The Albanese Labor Government is strengthening the support available for Australians experiencing financial crisis with the announcement today of an additional $14.4 million in 2023-24 in funding for Emergency Relief and Food Relief across Australia.
The Albanese Government is announcing a new Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program (RJED) that will help close the gap in employment outcomes by creating 3,000 jobs in remote Australia.
National Lived Experience Advisory Council to amplify the voices of people with lived experience of domestic, family and sexual violence
Twelve further members have been appointed by the Australian Government to join the first ever Lived Experience Advisory Council (Advisory Council) to amplify the voices of people with lived experience of domestic, family and sexual violence, at the national level.
The Albanese Labor Government continues to deliver on its commitment to support Australian families and reduce cost of living pressures, by funding new and expanded toy libraries in growth corridors and for children with Autism, ADHD or developmental delays.
The Albanese Government is working directly with young people on policies and programs that matter to them.
Australia and the Republic of Serbia’s new social security agreement commences today, improving access to retirement benefits for eligible people who have moved between the two countries.
Today marks one year since the Albanese Labor Government introduced the right for millions of workers to access paid family and domestic violence leave.