Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Latest Media Releases

Community Services Ministers’ Meeting Communiqué

Community Services Ministers (CSM) met via videoconference on 17 September 2021.

September indexation delivers boost to pensions and allowances

More than 5 million Australians will benefit from a boost to their social security payments from 20 September to help them keep up with the changes in the cost of living.

Jehovah’s Witnesses now participating in the National Redress Scheme

Jehovah’s Witnesses has now joined the National Redress Scheme allowing survivors of this institution to have their applications progressed.

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Latest Speeches

Closing Remarks, National Summit on Women’s Safety

Firstly, can I thank absolutely everyone who has participated in the National Summit on Women’s Safety. Thank you from zooming in from your homes, from your workplaces, from your kitchen benches to be a part of this Summit. Your voices – the voices of frontline workers, experts and especially victim survivors – you and your lived experiences are foundational to informing the development of the next National Plan.

Launch of Phase 3 – Stop it at the Start

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.

Senate – Matter of Public Importance – Gendered Violence and Sexual Harassment

Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Ruston doorstop interview, Adelaide

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council, COVID-19 Disaster Payment, workplace culture in Parliament

Sky News Sunday Agenda

COVID-19 vaccinations, Women’s Safety Summit

Minister Ruston interview – Sunrise

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