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Media Release: Fruit fly in the firing line

A vital plan to further build resilience into Australia’s fruit fly management has received a $30 million funding boost from the Australian Government.

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Media Release: Mobile payments now available for Cashless Debit Card participants

From today, Cashless Debit Card holders who bank through Indue will be able to make payments using their smartphone device.

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Media Release: Cashless Debit Cards now available through the Traditional Credit Union

Traditional Credit Union has now begun issuing Cashless Debit Cards in the Northern Territory to new program participants.

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Media Release: New Year’s indexation to increase payments for 1 million recipients

More than 1 million recipients of youth, student, and carer allowances will receive a boost to their payments from 1 January 2022 to help them keep up with the changes in the cost of living.

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Media Release: Landmark strategy to support Australians with disability

A transformative new strategy supported by targeted action plans and a robust outcomes framework will help drive change for people with disability over the next decade.

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Media Release: Volunteer Grants inject $18 million into local communities

In a huge boost for Australia’s volunteers, the Morrison Government has today announced more than $18 million as part of the 2021 Volunteer Grants, which will support thousands of community organisations across the nation.

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Media Release: Improving the National Redress Scheme

More survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will now be eligible to receive redress as the Morrison Government delivers on its commitment to expand Funder of Last Resort provisions under the National Redress Scheme. 

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Media Release: Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit to amplify the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls

The Morrison Government will invest $2.8 million over three years to deliver the final stage of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Project.

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Media Release: Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commission to provide national leadership and accountability

The Morrison Government will invest $22.4 million over five years to establish a Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commission to oversee the implementation of the next National Plan to end violence against women and children.

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Media Release: Continued support for Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the National Apology for Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants. This day is a solemn reminder of the terrible abuse and neglect experienced by over 500,000 children removed from their families and approximately 7,000 child migrants displaced from their home countries and placed in institutional homes.

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