The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Decorated top cop to lead NDIS Panel of Justice Experts

A team of justice experts will work on a new panel to examine the management of prisoners exiting jails who have been identified as current or potential participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Ukraine Peace Summit

On 15-16 June 2024, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Government Services the Hon Bill Shorten MP will represent Australia at the Ukraine Peace Summit in Switzerland.

Robodebt hero awarded King’s Birthday honour

The Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Government Services, Bill Shorten, has congratulated outstanding former public servant Colleen Taylor for being recognised on the King’s Birthday honour list by being been awarded an OAM for her service to public administration.

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Latest Editorials

NDIS fraudsters put on notice

The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been a hot topic over the past few weeks and I couldn't be happier. A good day for me is when we are talking about the world-leading scheme, warts and all.

Our kids absolutely need stringent protection online

Today’s kids had their lives turned upside down during the pandemic. Lockdowns turned them into involuntary pioneers of en masse online schooling. There is no doubt big tech performed a crucial role in keeping kids’ education going. But there was a sinister side to it. It pervaded every aspect of their lives.

We’re chasing down the rorts while building a better NDIS

In September 2020, at the height of Covid, when the world’s eyes were glued to the internet, a Twitter user called Mel posted a simple image of the first message she ever received from her partner next to a photo of them embracing.

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Latest Speeches

Summit on Peace in Ukraine

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine in Switzerland.

Second Reading Speech - Criminal Code amendment

Minister Shorten delivered a speech regarding the Second Reading of The Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Commonwealth Frontline Workers) Bill 2024.

Launch of Police Home Carer Services

Minister Shorten delivers a speech to launch the police home care service

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS amendment legislation delay on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Minister Shorten interview on Sky News Politics Now with Tom Connell

Minister Shorten NDIS legislation delays; Peter Dutton’s son; portfolio change speculation on Sky News Politics Now with Tom Connell

Minister Shorten interview on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic

Minister Shorten discusses energy policy, cost of nuclear power, and renewables on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic.

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