Media Releases

SORTLI app helps young people gain independence

A new mobile app to help young people transition from out-of-home care into more independent living has now launched as part of the Towards Independent Adulthood trial.

New action plan to help Aussies feeling the pinch

Australia’s leading companies and not-for-profit organisations have joined forces to improve the support on offer to people experiencing financial hardship

Commemorating the 5th anniversary of the National Apology for Forced Adoptions

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the National Apology for Forced Adoptions

Dame Enid Lyons’ legacy honoured

The Department of Social Services’ (DSS) national office building in Canberra was today named after Dame Enid Lyons, former Liberal politician, the first woman elected to the House of Representatives, and the first to sit in a Federal Cabinet.

New Action Plan to support children with heart disease

The Federal Coalition Government has today pledged its support for the development of a National Childhood Heart Disease Action Plan, to help save the lives and improve the quality of care for Australian children living with congenital/childhood heart disease.