The first national helpline for Australians with autism will provide online, digital and phone-based support services to improve the lives of people on the autism spectrum.
The Morrison Government has extended the suspension of mutual obligation requirements for job seekers and participants in the Commonwealth COVID-19 hotspot declared region of Greater Melbourne, Victoria.
The Morrison Government is boosting support to about 1.4 million Australian families to help them keep up with the changes in the cost of living.
The Morrison Government has suspended mutual obligation requirements for job seekers and participants in Victoria following the announcement of a seven-day lockdown under COVID-19 hotspot arrangements.
The Morrison Government is committed to delivering effective supports to help people with disability into employment and is implementing improvements to the Disability Employment Services program.
The Morrison Government is providing an additional $12.6 million to expand the Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Program to support women and children escaping violence in the remote and regional communities of Cairns and Logan-Beaudesert in Queensland, and Albany, West Pilbara and Goldfields in Western Australia.
The Morrison Government is providing an additional $280,000 over two years to Waringarri Arts Aboriginal Corporation to reduce social harm and improve employment outcomes in Kununurra.
The Morrison Government has partnered with the ABC to offer the Regional Storyteller Scholarship and provide work experience for talented content makers with disability.
The Morrison Government has today provided its response to the Productivity Commission’s final Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory report which outlines in-principle support for the suggested reforms.
This week, Minister for Families and Social Services and Women's Safety, Anne Ruston, will meet with community groups, peak bodies and local stakeholders to discuss responses to domestic and family violence as well as the rollout of the Cashless Debit Card.
The Morrison Government is guaranteeing the essential services Australians rely on in Budget 2021-22. As part of the Budget, we are delivering two tailored programs designed and delivered by people with disability. These programs will promote accessible and inclusive healthcare practises, and boost community participation in sport for Australians with disability.
Frontline workers will be offered training to help identify and respond to perpetrators of domestic violence while emergency response personnel and volunteers will receive education to help victims of natural disasters who may be experiencing abuse.
Extension for Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
The Morrison Government today announces that it will extend the final reporting date for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability to 29 September 2023.
The Morrison Government has announced a landmark package of around $3.4 billion in new measures to improve outcomes for women’s safety, economic security, health and wellbeing in the 2021–22 Budget.
The Morrison Government is delivering an unprecedented boost to services supporting women, children and Australians who rely on our social security safety net, as part of our commitment to protect the most vulnerable Australians now and into the future
The Morrison Government is today announcing additional measures to help more Australians own their home sooner as part of the 2021-22 Budget.
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.