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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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Media Release: Training to support people with autism into work

The Morrison Government is delivering on its election promise to support people with autism into employment.

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Media Release - Parliamentary inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence

Minister for Women Senator the Hon Marise Payne and Minister for Families and Social Services Senator the Hon Anne Ruston have proposed draft Terms of Reference for an inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence.

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Media Release - Supporting isolated senior Australians to stay connected

The Morrison Government is supporting senior Australians through two new initiatives to prevent loneliness and social isolation under a $6 million communications package.

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Media Release - $9 million funding boost for community volunteers

The Morrison Government will provide $9 million to local community groups and organisations to support the work of Australia’s volunteers.

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Media Release: Boost to Domestic and Family Violence services

The Morrison Government is boosting funding to Men’s Referral Service and the Salvation Army to ensure more people can access support for domestic and family violence during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Media Release: Campaign to combat domestic violence during COVID-19 crisis

The Morrison Government is rolling out extra measures to ensure people experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence know where to get help during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Media Release: Government partners with private sector to urge at risk Australians to reach out for help

The Morrison Government is working with the private sector to encourage Australians who are doing it tough to seek help while in isolation and physically distancing.

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Media Release: Government supporting isolated older Australians during Coronavirus

The Morrison Government will provide $1 million in grants for community organisations to provide digital devices to older Australians through the Be Connected program.

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Media Release: National Redress Scheme update

The National Redress Scheme will be assessed against a set of performance measures covering three priority areas: survivor experience, the health of the Scheme and equity of access.

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