Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Latest Media Releases

Commitment to improve 1800RESPECT with open procurement

The Morrison Government will conduct an open competitive procurement process to secure a provider to deliver Australia’s sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service to meet increasing demand and provide the highest quality support.

Improving the National Redress Scheme

The Morrison Government has released its response to the report, Getting the National Redress Scheme right: An overdue step towards justice, of the Joint Select Committee on oversight of the implementation of redress related recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Lake Macquarie school wins national disability inclusion competition

Cardiff High School in Lake Macquarie has won the Morrison Government’s Grow Inclusion schools competition that was held to mark International Day of People with Disability.

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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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Minister Ruston Transcript - Cashless Debit Card - Doorstop Interview

Minister Ruston Transcript - Cashless Debit Card, financial management tool - Channel 7

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

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

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