The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Claim your share in over $230 million in Medicare benefits

The Albanese Government wants to reunite Aussies with $234 million in unclaimed Medicare benefits. All you need to do is check your bank account details are up to date on the myGov website or in the app before the holidays.

Fraud Fusion Taskforce investigates $1 billion in NDIS payments in first year

The Australian Government’s commitment to stopping fraud is helping to protect the funding that supports Australians living with disability and saving the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) millions of dollars, NDIS Minister Bill Shorten MP said today.

Hearing Australia Figtree centre officially opened

Today the Hon Bill Shorten MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services, officially opened the Hearing Australia Figtree centre in New South Wales.

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Latest Editorials

Minister Shorten statement on Senator Patrick Dodson

Patrick Dodson is an incredible Australian and a distinguished Yawuru man.

Slamming the door on crooks taking advantage of the NDIS

Some things in life are worth fighting for and I believe the National Disability Insurance Scheme is worth doing everything we can to ensure it is there for future generations of Australians.

What our furry friends can teach us about loyalty, love and loss

Australians are big fans of internal migration. We love to get away. In Victoria it’s usually up north to places like Noosa, the Sunshine Coast, the Central Coast or anywhere where the water is warmer. In Perth it’s to Bali; or in Canberra to anywhere there isn’t a politician.

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Latest Speeches

Minister Shorten address at Parliament House

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address to the House of Representatives, outlining the findings of the Ashton Review

Launch of the Capability Papers

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at Old Parliament House in Canberra, outlining the future of government services reforms.

National Multicultural Mental Health Month

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the launch of National Multicultural Mental Health Month in Canberra, outlining the role of the NDIS in providing mental health support to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten doorstop interview in Canberra

Minister Shorten discusses $230 million in Medicare benefits owed to 1 million Australians, the NDIS review, state government input into disability services, NDIA data breach and Senator Van.

Minister Shorten Interview on 3AW Radio Melbourne

Minister Shorten interviews host Neil Mitchell on 3AW Radio Melbourne.

Minister Shorten on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic

Minister Shorten discusses the Detainee escape, High Court decision and Neil Mitchell retirement.

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