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Media Release: Additional funding to improve child outcomes by supporting fathers

The Morrison Government has committed an additional $4.1 million over two years to The Fathering Project so that fathers across the country can connect through dads groups and learn skills to better support their kids.

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Media Release: Emergency support for ABSTUDY recipients boarding away from home

The Morrison Government is ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students receiving ABSTUDY who are boarding have financial support to travel home during emergencies.

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Media Release: Increased funding to uphold the rights of people with disability

Disability representative organisations will receive more than $5.3 million over two years, a new national advocacy secretariat will be established to streamline advice and increase sector collaboration, and counselling and advocacy providers will receive $41.6 million to assist more people engage with the Disability Royal Commission.

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Media Release: Better supporting senior Australians to access their home equity

The Morrison Government is rebranding the Pension Loans Scheme to be known as the Home Equity Access Scheme and reducing the interest rate from 4.50 per cent to 3.95 per cent per annum.

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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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