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.
Extension of suspension of mutual obligation requirements for Western Australian regions affected by ex-cyclone Seroja
The Australian Government has extended the suspension of mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja.
Suspension of mutual obligation requirements for Western Australian regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja
The Australian Government has suspended mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cylone Seroja.
More than 160 organisations across Australia will share in $36 million to run projects to improve the employment prospects of people with disability and increase participation of people with disability in community activities.
Community Services Ministers’ (CSM) met in Adelaide and via teleconference on 9 April 2021.
Design submissions open soon for the National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Australian design professionals are being asked to submit designs for the National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.
The Morrison Government has opened public consultation on the next National Plan to reduce family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia.
The Australian Government is extending the period that mutual obligation requirements will be lifted for communities affected by flooding and storms in New South Wales.
From today the rate of working age payments will be permanently boosted following the historic passage of the Strengthening Income Support package through Parliament in March.
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, the Morrison Government is granting $6 million to Autism CRC to improve health services and education and employment opportunities for Australians on the autism spectrum.
The Australian Government will lift mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton Bay and Brisbane Local Government Areas from today 29 March 2021 to Tuesday 6 April 2021 inclusive
Five former Fairbridge farm schools will now be covered by the National Redress Scheme allowing survivors of these institutions to have their applications progressed.
The temporary pause on new income support recipients going on to the Cashless Debit Card program, which was put in place in response to COVID-19, has been lifted.
The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment to enhance Australia’s social security safety net after Parliament today passed the historic Strengthening Income Support package.
From today about 25,000 Income Management participants in the Northern Territory can now volunteer to transfer from the BasicsCard to the Cashless Debit Card.
More than five million Australians will receive an increase to their social security payments from 20 March 2021 when indexation takes effect.
The Morrison Government will today launch the $18.8 million third phase of the national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children to mark International Women’s Day.
Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.