Latest News

Media Release: Creating a future free from sexual violence and harassment

The Morrison Government is committing more than $29 million to develop new primary prevention initiatives to address sexual violence and harassment across the nation.

Read more

Media Release: Australia to trial domestic violence deterrence program

The Morrison Government is committing $4.2 million to trial a new domestic violence deterrence program as part of our commitment to end violence against women and children.

Read more

Media Release: Increased access to the National Redress Scheme for Indigenous Australians

Retta Dixon Home will now be covered by the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse allowing survivors to have their applications progressed.

Read more

Media Release: Paid Parental Leave Scheme amendment to support parents in lockdowns

The Morrison Government is ensuring expectant parents in lockdown areas can access Paid Parental Leave when their newborn arrives through a temporary change to the Scheme.

Read more

Joint Media Release: Supporting Mildura children and families

The Morrison and Andrews Governments will each provide $2.6 million to support Mildura children and families to connect with local services and improve their health and wellbeing outcomes.

Read more

Media Release: Caring for our carers

Carers across the country are now able to receive in-person advice and professional assistance to support their own wellbeing with a new free coaching service available through the national carer service, Carer Gateway.

Read more

Joint Media Release: National Summit on Women’s Safety to go online

The Morrison Government today announced that the National Summit on Women’s Safety will be delivered virtually as a result of continued COVID-19 restrictions.

Read more

Media Release: Social Services funding boost towards Closing the Gap

The Morrison Government is investing $98 million in a series of innovative new programs to prevent vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families falling through the cracks as part of the first Closing the Gap Implementation Plan.

Read more

Media Release: More resources and support for Australians with Motor Neurone Disease

Australians with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) will have better access to essential information through a new website and national information line.

Read more

Media Statement: COVID-19 disaster support payment boosted

Increased financial support for hundreds of thousands of workers in New South Wales will be available from next week as part of the Commonwealth Government’s expanded national COVID-19 Disaster Payment.

Read more