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Media Release: More than $75 million in grants to support economic and community participation for Australians with disability

More than $75 million in grants is available to organisations and employers who create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life as part of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program.

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National Redress Scheme feedback study open as more institutions sign up

A feedback study giving survivors of child sexual abuse a chance to have a say on their experience with the National Redress Scheme is now open.

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Media Release: $5 million boost for Food Relief providers

The Morrison Government is providing an additional $5 million in Food Relief funding to give a boost to the sector to continue delivering services throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Media Release: Our economic recovery plan for South Australia

The Morrison Government’s Economic Recovery Plan will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure South Australia’s future. 

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Media Release: 2020-21 Budget delivers support for older and vulnerable Australians

The Morrison Government continues to deliver the essential social services that Australians depend on while providing a supercharged social security safety net as part of our Economic Recovery Plan for Australia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Media Release: Safe places for women and children escaping violence

About 700 new safe places for women and children escaping domestic violence will be built across the country under the Morrison Government’s $60 million Safe Places initiative for new and expanded emergency accommodation.

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Media Release: More support for grieving families

Parents of stillborn babies will have improved access to bereavement payments under changes to support for families dealing with the personal, social and financial impacts after the loss of a child.

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Funding boost for Melbourne emergency relief providers

The Morrison Government is providing additional $4.22 million in emergency relief funding for providers in greater Melbourne to support increased demand.

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Extension of temporary income support measures

The Morrison Government has put in place a series of temporary support targeted to individual circumstances through JobKeeper Payment and JobSeeker Payment as the country transitions to a post-COVID economy.

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Joint Media Release: Mutual obligation requirements return for job seekers

The Morrison Government will introduce a further step in the gradual return to mutual obligation arrangements for all job seekers from 28 September 2020, with the exception of Victoria where mutual obligation requirements will remain suspended.

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