Latest Media Releases

Commonwealth doctors to assess new DSP claims

Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has announced Australian Government-contracted doctors will assess new claims for the Disability Support Pension from next year to achieve consistency and equity across the country.

Latest Speeches

Address to the National Complex Needs Alliance

I have a longstanding personal and professional interest in how we can build a better society; how we can strengthen the institutions of civil society and how we can strengthen community resilience.

Latest Transcripts

2GB with Ray Hadley

Welfare, Abuse of the welfare system, Disability Support Pension.

Latest Editorials

Redefinition of PPL road to cultural change

As a society, we should do more to support women who choose to have families and a career and this is exactly what the Abbott government’s paid parental leave scheme is designed to do.