The Federal Liberal-National Government has unveiled a $1.83 million project in Western Sydney to reconnect at-risk young Indigenous people with their culture to boost their chances of employment.
The Liberal-National Government is investing $5.4 million in a program to improve engagement between fathers and their children.
The Liberal-National Government has announced the opening of the National Disability Conference Initiative grants, with organisations set to share in $315,000 of funding.
New Department of Social Services analysis of recently released Australian Bureau of Statistics population data shows that 14.3 per cent of the working-age population was receiving working-age income support payments in June 2018.
Investment of more than $25 million to deliver front line Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Western Australia.
The Western Australia government has entered the National Redress Scheme.
Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher has welcomed the news that another group of Catholic institutions has completed the steps to participate in the National Redress Scheme.
A number of changes introduced by the Liberal-National Government taking effect from tomorrow will make the welfare system more effective, sustainable and stronger.
All eligible Queenslanders now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme rolling out in the last remaining regions in Queensland; Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast on 1 January 2019.
All eligible Victorians now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme rolling out on 1 January 2019 in the last remaining regions in Victoria; Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland.
All eligible Tasmanians now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme becoming available on 1 January 2019 to the last remaining age group in Tasmania – those aged between 50 and 64 years old.
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, has announced the implementation of new rules that make it easier to offer scholarships approved for ABSTUDY secondary students.
The Liberal-National Government is backing the work of its newly established National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Participant Employment Taskforce with $19.9 million of grants for projects to boost employment for Australians with a disability.
The Commonwealth and Western Australian (WA) Governments have agreed to provide additional time for people to transfer from the WA Government’s State-based National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to the nationally delivered NDIS.
Ethan Affordable Housing Limited has left the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) sector.
Australians with disability are set to benefit from a new approach to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building program.
The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments have jointly announced a comprehensive review of the National Regulatory System for Community Housing.
Bill Shorten’s housing announcement offers no new ideas – it simply recycles Kevin Rudd’s flawed National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS.)
Annual Progress Report on Implementation of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Recommendations
Our Government has today tabled the first Annual Progress Report. The Report highlights the progress being made across the Australian Government to implement the recommendations made in the Royal Commission’s Final Report presented to the Governor-General in December 2017.
The Liberal-National Government has announced a 12-month extension of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) and the Income Management program across existing sites, as part of an ongoing commitment to welfare quarantining.