The Albanese Labor Government will continue its support for people living with disability in Australia by launching the first major review of the Disability Services Act since 1986.
Age and Veterans Pensioners will be supported to work and keep more of their government payments for a full year, after amendments moved in the House of Representatives today.
The Albanese Labor Government has today announced Micaela Cronin as the inaugural Domestic, Family, and Sexual Violence Commissioner.
More than 11 million Australian workers will soon have access to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave.
The Albanese Government is continuing its support for people living with disability to improve their opportunity for employment.
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to make women’s safety a national priority and provide the focus and leadership needed to deliver change.
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering for families and children through a Budget that is focused on supporting women’s workforce participation and implementing responsible cost of living measures.
Fourth anniversary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
Tomorrow (Saturday 22 October) marks the fourth anniversary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.
Community Services Ministers met on Friday 14 October 2022.
All Australian governments have today agreed to work together to deliver on our shared vision to end gender-based violence within one generation, with the release of the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032 (National Plan).
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to better assist and support carers, working to raise awareness of Carer Gateway – a free support program for the 2.65 million people in Australia who have caring responsibilities.
Australians on a pension will today be waking up to see a boost in their bank accounts, thanks to the largest pension indexation increase in more than 12 years and the largest increase to allowances in three decades.
Businesses will be better supported to break down barriers to employment with $20 million in grant funding to ensure more Australians living with disability, who want to work, have the opportunity to do so.
The Albanese Labor Government has today delivered on a key election commitment and secured the passage of legislation to abolish the failed cashless debit card program.
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a long-term plan to ensure certainty, choice and support to communities moving off the cashless debit card program.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will receive an additional $4 million to better measure barriers and incentives to labour force participation.
The Albanese Labor Government will seek to reduce the financial impact on pensioners looking to downsize their homes in an effort to minimise the burden on older Australians and free up housing stock for younger families.
The Albanese Labor Government will create more employment opportunities for Australians living with disability by connecting them with meaningful work in the visitor economy.
More than 4.7 million Australians will receive a much-needed boost to their social security payments from this month to help ease cost of living pressures.
The Albanese Labor Government will partner with Australia’s technology sector to create virtual work experience opportunities for secondary school students and post-school leavers who experience barriers to employment.