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Media Release: National Redress Scheme committed to greater accountability and transparency

The number of institutions participating in the National Redress Scheme has more than doubled as the Morrison Government continues to pressure organisations to sign up.

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Welfare recipients to benefit from reporting simplification

The Morrison Government is seeking to overhaul the way welfare recipients report employment income to make the process simpler and to ensure payments are correct.

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Reducing family violence in Australian communities

Community organisations will work directly with men through culturally appropriate initiatives to address the unique challenges in reducing family violence in some of our most at risk communities.

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Media Release: Delivering more immediate support to Australians impacted by bushfires

An extra $400 for each child that has qualified for the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment in bushfire-hit towns and regions as well as more food vouchers, financial assistance and support services will help Australians affected by the ongoing bushfire disaster.

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Million-dollar recovery funding for Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island

Bushfire-hit communities in the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island Council areas will be able to rebuild vital infrastructure sooner with an initial and immediate $1 million grant each from the Morrison Government.

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Media Release: Delivering on improvements to Australia’s welfare system

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said changes to the welfare system that take place from 1 January 2020 would provide more support for Australians in need.

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Media Release: Supporting South Australians affected by bushfires

As of this morning South Australians devastated by bushfires in the local government areas of the Adelaide Hills, City of Playford and Lower Eyre Peninsula can access one-off payments of $1000 per adult and $400 per child.

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Media Release: 2019-20 Volunteer Grants round now open

The Morrison Government is backing volunteers in local communities with up to $10 million in funding to be shared across each of the country’s 151 federal electorates. 

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Joint Media Release: New funding for sporting clubs and regional communities

New tennis courts, soccer pitches and surf lifesaving equipment are among a range of local projects and investments from the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government.

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Joint Media Release: Next step to shape a new National Disability Strategy

The Morrison Government is leading formal discussions today with states and territories on developing a new National Disability Strategy at today’s Disability Reform Council meeting.

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