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Media Release: National Redress Scheme continues to add more institutions

More than 550 sites have joined the National Redress Scheme driving down the number of applications on hold to the lowest level since the Scheme was established.

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Joint Media Release: Full steam ahead for Fleurieu ‘s heritage scenic train

More visitors to the Fleurieu region will be able to take a scenic ride on the SteamRanger Heritage Railway Track following an infrastructure upgrade to improve the service’s safety and reliability.

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Joint Media Release: Research to support Australian families

The Morrison Government is funding new research to help Australian families break the cycle of disadvantage.

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Media Release: Dairy industry mandatory Code of Conduct on its way

By January 2020 the Australian dairy industry will have a mandatory code of conduct.

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Media Release: First Anniversary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

The National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse has been inscribed on a vellum to ensure the voice of victims and survivors is forever heard.

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Media Release - Review of financial counselling services released

The Morrison Government is strengthening our commitment to supporting the financial counselling sector with the release of the Review of the Coordination and Funding for Financial Counselling Services across Australia.

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Media Release: Participation in the National Redress Scheme continues to grow

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston today announced more than 300 additional sites including churches, schools and community groups are now covered by the National Redress Scheme.

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Joint Media Release: Official opening of new staircase for iconic Prospect Hill

Visitors to Kangaroo Island are now able to take a tour along the Prospect Hill walking trail for the first time in three years following a substantial redevelopment.

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Joint Media Release: Delivering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

More than 2000 Indigenous Australian families with children who need to live away from home to access secondary school will benefit from an extra $5900 per year, on average, through changes to Family Tax Benefit that passed Parliament this week.

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Media Release: September quarter welfare indexation takes effect

More than 4.8 million Australians will receive an increase to their social security payments from 20 September when indexation takes effect.

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