The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Investigation sees two Victorian-based NDIS providers banned

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) has taken compliance action against two Victorian-based entities and five associated individuals.

NDIS improving lives of Australians with cerebral palsy

The latest insight into cerebral palsy participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) shows children, adults and their families were seeing a major boost to their independence, choices and social lives.

New report to help improve lives for people who live in group homes

The Australian Government is set to improve the lives of people with disability who live in supported accommodation also known as “group homes”.

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Latest Editorials

Why we should declare all NDIS fraudsters un-Australian

Sam Kekovich is a bit like the Santa of Australian culture. He only appears once a year, as our lamb ambassador. Some of his ads could be nominated for best short film at the Oscars. Of course, these ads are a clever marketing ploy, but each Australia Day they do tend to capture an element of Australian life that we can all relate to.

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission report shows need to do better on shared housing

Most of us list having a place to call home as essential to our quality of life. A home is about more than bricks and mortar. It is a sanctuary. A place where we feel comfortable and safe.

Biggest challenge lies in returning trust lost in Australia’s aged care system

We approach every New Year with a sense of optimism, don’t we? In the early days of January, once the frenetic lead up to Christmas is behind us and public holidays have made us forget what day it is, we stop for just a moment to contemplate what this year will bring.

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Latest Speeches

The Melbourne Institute – Economic and Social Outlook Conference

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial address at the Melbourne Institute – Economic and Social Outlook Conference discussing getting the NDIS back on track.

Address to Victoria’s Special Olympics Team

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial address at the Special Olympics Team Victoria send off event at the MCG.

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.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten on Today

Minister Shorten discusses interest rates, Alice Springs, and the Prime Minister’s schedule on Today with Karl Stefanovic and Neil Mitchell

Minister Shorten interviewed on Sky News

Minister Shorten discusses Alice Springs and the Voice to Parliament on Sky News with Peter Stefanovic.

Minister Shorten interviewed on the Today Show

Minister Shorten discusses Alice Springs and the Voice to Parliament on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic and Chris O’Keefe.

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