Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

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Delivering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

More than 2000 Indigenous Australian families with children who need to live away from home to access secondary school will benefit from an extra $5900 per year, on average, through changes to Family Tax Benefit that passed Parliament this week.

September quarter welfare indexation takes effect

More than 4.8 million Australians will receive an increase to their social security payments from 20 September when indexation takes effect.

New appointment to strengthen Disability Royal Commission

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston today announced the Hon Roslyn Atkinson AO as the seventh Commissioner for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

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Minister Ruston transcript - Drug Testing Legislation, Cashless Debit Card - 891 ABC Adelaide

Minister Ruston transcript - Drug Testing Legislation, Cashless Debit Card - 891 ABC Adelaide

Minister Ruston transcript - Drug Testing Legislation - Channel 7, Sunrise

Minister Ruston transcript - Drug Testing Legislation - Channel 7, Sunrise

Minister Ruston Transcript - Cashless Debit Card - Steve Price Show 2GB

Minister Ruston interviewed by Steve Price on 2GB discussing the Cashless Debit Card.

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