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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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Media Release: National Disability Research Partnership paves the way for further improvements to disability policy

The Morrison Government has today announced the launch of the National Disability Research Partnership, led by the Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne.

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Media Release: Deadline looms to join the National Redress Scheme

Another 130 institutions have signed up to the National Redress Scheme including three named in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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Joint Media Release: Updated guidelines to support best practice care for domestic violence

The Morrison Government is investing $300,000 to update clinical guidelines to help general practitioners to better recognise and respond to family and domestic violence.

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