I have spoken today with Foodbank CEO Brianna Casey regarding her concerns following the recent announcement of the three organisations that will share in $4.5 million of food relief funding over the next four-and-a-half years, starting January 1, 2019.
The Morrison Government has made regulatory changes to the $3.1 billion National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) to provide investors with much-needed protection and security.
The Liberal-National Government’s overall funding for food relief programs has not been cut.
Federal Minister for Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Children and Families, Michelle Landry, have announced $4.13 million in continued funding for three organisations specialising in migrant settlement services.
Australians in financial crisis will receive vital emergency support with $204.5 million of new funding from the Liberal-National Government.
Australia’s emerging social impact investing market is set to receive a funding boost with the Liberal-National Government appointing the administrator of a new $7 million grants fund.
The Tasmanian government has completed the final steps to participate in the National Redress Scheme today.
Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, has called on institutions to finalise joining the National Redress Scheme for survivors of Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as soon as possible.
The Coalition Government is backing Australians who struggle with their finances by offering $73.5 million in help to get their household budgets into shape.
The Coalition Government and Victorian Governments have this week finalised their agreement on the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA).
The Coalition Government established the National NDIS Fraud Taskforce in July to tackle potential fraud against the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Today we can announce that the taskforce has made a significant arrest.
The Coalition Government has announced a new national standard for diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), improving diagnostic consistency across Australia.
Federal Minister for Families and Social Services the Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Assistant Minister for Social Services the Hon Sarah Henderson MP are encouraging Australians to acknowledge the enormous contribution of Australia’s carers this week.
The Morrison Government will fine-tune the application form for redress for institutional child sexual abuse to respond to concerns expressed by some survivors.
The Cashless Debit Card will begin rolling out in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region from 29 January next year, helping about 6,000 people break the cycle of welfare dependency.
A new ‘psychosocial disability stream’ for NDIS.
A total of $163.4 million in Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) grants have been announced today – funding which will assist newly arrived migrants and refugees to form a stronger connection with their new communities in their first five years in Australia.
The Government’s $33 million Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program took a major step forward today with the appointment of its first group of regional and specialist coordinators.
The next phase of the groundbreaking Stop it at the Start campaign to reduce violence against women and their children begins on Sunday.
Australians experiencing financial hardship will benefit from $50 million in funding in the first of three Financial Wellbeing and Capability Activity grants announcements.