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Media Release - New appointment to strengthen Disability Royal Commission

Statement on the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability following the signing of letters patent by his Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia this afternoon.

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Joint Media Release: Expanding the cashless welfare in Hervey Bay and Bundaberg

The Morrison Government today introduced legislation to allow all welfare payment recipients in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay to volunteer for the Cashless Debit Card trial in the region.

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Media Release: Drug testing trials to help welfare recipients become job ready

The Morrison Government will introduce legislation to trial drug testing for new welfare recipients as part of our commitment to remove barriers to employment.

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Joint Media Release: A big win for local sport lovers

Local sports lovers have had a huge win with $2.77 million worth of upgrades to local sports venues.

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Media Release: $48.5 million investment in innovative trials tackling disadvantage

The Morrison Government is testing innovative ways to assist Australians at-risk of long-term welfare reliance through projects funded under the final round of the Try, Test and Learn Fund.

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Media Release: No Jab, No Pay boosting child immunisation rates

Almost 500 Australian children are being immunised each day under the Morrison Government’s strengthened No Jab, No Pay requirements.

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Joint Media Release: Water storage project to provide a $33 million boost for McLaren Vale wine region

The McLaren Vale wine industry is set for a $33 million boost in productivity and the creation of more than 150 jobs as a result of a $7.3 million water storage project which is about to commence.

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Media Release: Unprecedented support for Australia’s carers

The Morrison Government is introducing the single biggest reform in more than a decade to better support Australia’s 2.7 million carers.

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Media Release: New learning centre for reception students at Tatachilla Lutheran College

Students at Tatachilla Lutheran College in McLaren Vale will benefit from new learning facilities thanks to $180,000 in funding from the Morrison Government.

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Media Release: More institutions join the National Redress Scheme

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston today announced that an additional 875 sites including churches, schools and community groups are now covered by the National Redress Scheme.

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