Media Releases

Legal support services to help survivors of institutional child sexual abuse access redress

Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have access to legal support services to help them access redress under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme.

Greater access to support for victims of Modern Slavery

The Turnbull Government will enable victims of forced marriage to access up to 200 days of support through the Support for Trafficked People Program without being required to contribute to a criminal investigation or prosecution.

Cashless Debit Card trial continues

The Cashless Debit Card will improve the lives of people in three communities after legislation passed today that guarantees the card’s trial continues.

$47 million for Early Childhood Early Intervention Services in South Australia

$47 million in Early Childhood and Early Intervention (ECEI) services from the Australian Government will be provided through the South Australian Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) across the state from March 2018.

Commonwealth Government response to the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

The Commonwealth Government will focus on improved national leadership and the coordination of early intervention for at-risk children in its response to the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

$72 million for frontline NDIS services in South Australia

South Australians with disability will benefit from an investment of more than $72 million to deliver front line services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).