Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Latest Media Releases

Improving the National Redress Scheme

More survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will now be eligible to receive redress as the Morrison Government delivers on its commitment to expand Funder of Last Resort provisions under the National Redress Scheme.

Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit to amplify the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls

The Morrison Government will invest $2.8 million over three years to deliver the final stage of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Project.

Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commission to provide national leadership and accountability

The Morrison Government will invest $22.4 million over five years to establish a Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commission to oversee the implementation of the next National Plan to end violence against women and children.

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Latest Speeches

Closing Remarks, National Summit on Women’s Safety

Firstly, can I thank absolutely everyone who has participated in the National Summit on Women’s Safety. Thank you from zooming in from your homes, from your workplaces, from your kitchen benches to be a part of this Summit. Your voices – the voices of frontline workers, experts and especially victim survivors – you and your lived experiences are foundational to informing the development of the next National Plan.

Launch of Phase 3 – Stop it at the Start

Thank you so much to everyone who is here for being with us as we launch the third phase of Stop it at the Start, the national primary prevention campaign to reduce violence against women and their children.

Senate – Matter of Public Importance – Gendered Violence and Sexual Harassment

Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Ruston Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Escaping Violence Payment trial program

Minister Ruston doorstop interview, Adelaide

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council, COVID-19 Disaster Payment, workplace culture in Parliament

Sky News Sunday Agenda

COVID-19 vaccinations, Women’s Safety Summit

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