The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Minister for NDIS holds first ever NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum

In the lead up to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s National Jobs and Skills Summit, the Hon. Bill Shorten, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), is holding the first ever NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum.

More flood-impacted NSW residents eligible for federal disaster support

Australian Government disaster payments are now available to eligible residents in five additional local government areas (LGAs) affected by the severe storms and flooding that continue to impact large areas of New South Wales.

$31 million to boost readiness for educational environments for children with disability or developmental concerns

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced grants of $16 million under the National Early Childhood Program (NECP) and an additional $15 million under the Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program.

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Latest Editorials

Farewell ‘immortal’ ONJ

Yesterday was a sad day for us all, hearing of the passing of Olivia Newton-John. Australia's golden girl, and a crusader for cancer research.

Neighbours’ brightest stars

Love is in the air! I have finally gotten around to watching the Neighbours finale and the feel-good vibes from the final episodes were infectious.

Get behind our Commonwealth Games stars

There’s something to be said about watching Australians represent our fine country. It’s exciting, exhilarating, and brings all sorts of people together to celebrate national pride and our wonderful athletes.

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Latest Speeches

Address to the first ever NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum

First of all, I just want to thank Aunty Violet for her consistently generous Welcome to Country.

Address to the National Disability Summit

I want to talk to you about the NDIS. I want to talk to you about what the government has started to do. I want to talk to you about how we can all work together to make the NDIS the very best it can be.

Australian Financial Review Government Services Summit

It is very important to me to be here today, I am really encouraged to see so many people having this government services conversation.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Bill Shorten interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS fraud, Robodebt Royal Commission and Scott Morrison.

Minister Bill Shorten interview on ABC Radio National

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS fraud, Uluru Statement from the Heart and Scott Morrison on ABC Radio National with Patricia Karvelas.

Minister Bill Shorten doorstop interview National Disability Summit, Crown Melbourne.

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS fraud in a doorstop interview at the National Disability Summit at the Crown in Melbourne.

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