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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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Media Release: $68.25 million for frontline domestic violence support services

The Morrison Government’s $150 million domestic violence response package is expanding perpetrator interventions, providing case management for survivors through court processes, producing tech-enabled support services and increasing safe accommodation capacity.

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Joint Media Release: Basin investment flows to South Australia

Ecologically important sites in the South Australian Riverland will benefit from increased investment through the Australian Government’s Murray-Darling Communities Investment Package because of the environmental benefits they can provide to the lower Murray.

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Joint Media Release: Goolwa regional coordinator to engage communities on water reform

An Australian Government-funded regional coordinator officer position will support Lower Murray South Australia community participation in water reform.

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