Media Releases

Divorce rate still too high despite decrease

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews has welcomed a new report which shows the Australian divorce rate is on the decline, but says the figure is still too high.

New family and domestic violence research

The announcement of approximately $3.5 million for 20 new research projects will support the reduction of violence against women and their children.

Partnership to Promote a Generous Australia

The Commonwealth Government will re-establish the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership to bring together government, community and business leaders to develop practical strategies to foster a culture of philanthropic giving and volunteering in Australia.