I am deeply disappointed that the Labor Party has today chosen to play political games with an issue as serious and important as the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.
About 450 institutions have signed up to the National Redress Scheme covering more than 60,650 sites including churches, children’s homes, schools, swimming centres and sports clubs.
The Morrison Government is investing in innovative strategies to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness and disability from finding and keeping a job.
The Morrison Government continues to stand side-by-side with Australians as restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic impact families and the support services they rely on.
Media Release: Third annual progress report on the implementation of the Child Abuse Royal Commission’s recommendations
The Morrison Government has continued to make significant progress during 2020 towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
The Morrison Government will continue to provide elevated levels of income support into the new year after Parliament today passed the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020.
The Cashless Debit Card will continue to support vulnerable people, families and communities following the passage in the Senate of legislation to maintain the program in existing sites.
Media Release: New disability strategy to increase Australian Public Service employment opportunities
Marking International Day of People with Disability, the Morrison Government has today released a new Australian Public Service (APS) employment strategy to make employing people with disability a mainstream part of the APS culture.
The Morrison Government plans to strip organisations of their charitable status if they fail to fulfil their obligation to join the National Redress Scheme for victims of institutional child sexual abuse.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, it is important that all Australians consider how they can each drive real and lasting change to improve the safety of women and their children.