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The Minister for Social Services, Kevin Andrews, today officially opened a state-of-the-art aged care facility in Daw Park.
This year’s Pollie Pedal has raised over $700,000 for Carers Australia.
Labor Leader Bill Shorten is scraping the bottom of the barrel by scaremongering Australia’s seniors with his comments that pensions will be cut.
Our aged care system touches the lives of millions of Australians; in fact, more than one million people currently receive aged care services and by 2050, some 3.5 million Australians will need some form of aged care every year.
Adequate shelter is classified as one of the most fundamental requirements of a decent human life. Each night over 100,000 of our fellow citizens struggle to pass through even this most basic threshold of civilised existence.
AIFS is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing and has done exceptional work since their beginning in 1980 – under a previous Coalition Government - to help to build our understanding and knowledge of families in Australia.
Stronger Relationships trial
McClure Welfare Review
Labour Market Payments
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.
Family formation and stability remain the essential catalysts for intergenerational renewal, formative human interaction, socialising children and linking individuals to the wider society.