Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
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A new pilot program will examine barriers and identify initiatives to improve employment prospects and workforce opportunities for Australians with a disability.
The Morrison Government has acted quickly to address many of the issues raised in the Disability Royal Commission Public Hearing Report about experiences of people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Morrison Government is providing an additional $12.5 million to 46 emergency relief providers in areas of urgent need. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said the funding would ensure emergency relief service providers could continue to support Australians doing it tough.
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.
Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.
I rise this evening to speak on this Bill that continues our commitment to improve our welfare system and deliver a real difference to the lives of Australians. This Bill, the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020, allows for the continuation of the Cashless Debit Card in existing sites and provides for the transition of income management participants across the Northern Territory and Cape York region to the Cashless Debit Card.
Family and domestic violence, vaccine rollout
Doorstop to discuss the Women’s Safety Taskforce meeting held today with state and territory ministers
Domestic violence, National Plan
JobSeeker, women's safety, the National Plan for Reducing Violence against Women and their Children – ABC Breakfast
JobSeeker, women's safety, the National Plan for Reducing Violence against Women and their Children