Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Latest Media Releases

National Redress Scheme Financial Sanctions

A new Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) governance standard is now in place which requires registered charities to take reasonable steps to join the National Redress Scheme if an application has been made, or is likely to be made, against them.

Morrison Government commits record $9B to social security safety net

The Morrison Government is enhancing our social security safety net by increasing support for unemployed Australians while strengthening their obligations to search for work.

Supporting Victoria through COVID-19

The Morrison Government will lift mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in Victoria from today 12 February 2021 to Monday 22 February 2021 inclusive.

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Latest Speeches

Australian Council of Social Service National Conference

Australia has one of the most comprehensive and targeted social security systems in the world. Unlike many other countries it is non-contributory and it is not time limited. Our tax and transfer system works to reduce income inequality. It has assisted in Australia’s record 28 consecutive years of economic growth – a record unmatched by any other advanced economy.

Disability Employment Australia National Leader’s Forum

Getting a job and having a job is an absolute game-changer in everybody’s life and that shouldn’t be any different for somebody who has a disability or somebody who lives without one. The importance of the independence, the self-confidence, the skills and the connections to society and community that are created when you have a job are absolutely essential.

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Latest Transcripts

JobSeeker – Sky News

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JobSeeker - ABC 7.30

JobSeeker

Cashless Debit Card – ABC Adelaide

Cashless Debit Card

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