The Hon Bill Shorten MP
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New Hearing Australia Board appointments
The Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Minister for Government Services, the Hon Bill Shorten, has announced the appointment of three new members of the Hearing Australia Board and the reappointment of an existing Board member.
First Nations Reflections for National Reconciliation Week
The Australian Government has launched a new website to highlight the advocacy by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 50 years for equal access to government services.
Review to protect front line staff
I am shocked, angered and saddened by yesterday’s serious incident involving the assault of a staff member at Services Australia’s Airport West Service Centre in Melbourne
Vale to three of the greats
It is sometimes argued that Australia's greatest generation were those born in the two decades before World War II. Three of that “greatest generation” passed away this week.
Statement on the passing of Father Bob Maguire
The passing of Father Bob Maguire is incredibly sad news. I first met Father Bob way back in 1983 when I was 15 and at school doing a social work program. I spent a week with him seeing how he helped kids on the street.
It’s time we became better at employing people with disability
Employment of people with a Disability
Address to the National Press Club
Minister Shorten gave an address at the National Press Club in Canberra outlining the Government’s vision for the future of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Address on 2023 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Para Asian Football Cup in Melbourne
Minister Shorten gave an address on the 2023 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Para Asian Football Cup in Melbourne.
Address to Meet the Chiefs lunch in Canberra
Digital technology reform
Minister Shorten interview with Josh Szeps
Minister Shorten discusses improvements to the NDIS, cost of the NDIS, criticisms of the NDIS.
Minister Shorten interview with Peter Stefanovic
Mark McGowan's retirement
Minister Shorten Statement to the House
Minister Shorten delivers a Statement to the House on Centrelink worker safety.