The Australian Government is extending the period that mutual obligation requirements will be lifted for communities affected by flooding and storms in New South Wales.
From today the rate of working age payments will be permanently boosted following the historic passage of the Strengthening Income Support package through Parliament in March.
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, the Morrison Government is granting $6 million to Autism CRC to improve health services and education and employment opportunities for Australians on the autism spectrum.
The temporary pause on new income support recipients going on to the Cashless Debit Card program, which was put in place in response to COVID-19, has been lifted.
Five former Fairbridge farm schools will now be covered by the National Redress Scheme allowing survivors of these institutions to have their applications progressed.
The Morrison Government will work with states and territories, education providers and people with disability to implement the recommendations of the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005, released today.
The Morrison Government will today launch the $18.8 million third phase of the national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children to mark International Women’s Day.
More than five million Australians will receive an increase to their social security payments from 20 March 2021 when indexation takes effect.
Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.
Older residents across Australia will be encouraged to bridge the digital divide through a new government investment to help senior Australians remain connected with friends and family online and learn new skills.