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Media Release: New trauma guide to support people with disability

The Morrison Government is backing the development of a best-practice guide to better support people with disability who have experienced complex trauma.

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Media Release: Supporting Victorians through the Coronavirus pandemic

Enhanced support and expanded access to Australia’s social security system remains in place to support Victorians as the state continues to grapple with COVID-19.

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Media Release: JobKeeper Payment and Income Support Extended

The Morrison Government will deliver more support for households and businesses to help Australians through the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster our economic recovery.

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Media Release: $1 million to support recovery of regional SA businesses

The Australian Government has committed a further $1 million to provide small regional businesses in South Australia with access to free and confidential financial counselling through the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS).

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Media Release: States and territories sign onto social impact investing agreement

Australia’s market for investments which solve complex social issues is set to grow with states and territories pledging to work with the Morrison Government on new initiatives.

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Media Release: $3 million boost for family violence support

The Morrison Government has increased its investment in counselling and support services that support women and, in particular, children who have or are experiencing family violence.

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Media Release: Second $750 economic support payment is on the way

Australians on lower incomes are set to receive further assistance from today as the Morrison Government delivers the second economic support payment.

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National Redress Scheme update

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston has today named six institutions which have failed to sign up to the National Redress Scheme by the 30 June 2020 deadline.

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Additional financial counselling services in bushfire affected areas

The Morrison Government will provide $3.5 million to increase access to financial counselling services to deliver ongoing support to communities across Australia ravaged during the recent bushfire season.

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Scholarship for regional Australians with disability

The Morrison Government has partnered with the ABC to showcase the incredible work of up and coming content makers with disability and increase employment opportunities.

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