Australians with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) will have better access to essential information through a new website and national information line.
Increased financial support for hundreds of thousands of workers in New South Wales will be available from next week as part of the Commonwealth Government’s expanded national COVID-19 Disaster Payment.
An accessible, online job platform will be developed to connect people with disability with potential employers.
Financial security, policing and justice responses, sexual violence and challenges facing diverse members of the Australian community will be key topics discussed at the upcoming National Summit on Women’s Safety 2021.
Media Release: Australia’s first accredited training for health practitioners and frontline workers to improve responses to victims of sexual violence
Monash University has developed Australia’s first training course accredited by multiple professional bodies to help health professionals and frontline workers better recognise and respond to victims of sexual violence.
Australians with disability will be encouraged to interact with a new dedicated one-stop shop providing advice and up-to-date information for people with disability as a national campaign rolls out across our screens this week.
Media Release: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council to inform the next National Plan to end family, domestic and sexual violence
The Morrison Government has established a 13-member Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council to inform the development of the next National Plan to end family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia and support the implementation of the Closing the Gap Target 13.
Minister for Women’s Safety Anne Ruston acknowledged the contributions of Ms Natasha Stott Despoja AO who has announced today that she will be stepping down as Chair of Our Watch, the national foundation to prevent violence against women and their children.
Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse who are older or terminally ill will be able to access advance payments of $10,000 under proposed changes to the National Redress Scheme.
Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston has today named three institutions which have failed to fulfil their moral obligations to sign up to the National Redress Scheme.