Media Releases

New Zealand Waiting Period for Benefits

In New Zealand, a person who applies for unemployment benefits has a 20 working-day period in which to complete required activities like prepare a resume and attend a job seminar.

Journeys Home Findings Support Need for Early Intervention

Speaking at the annual National Homelessness Conference on the Gold Coast, Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews said the report, Journeys Home Research Report Number 5, provides further evidence of the need for early intervention support for families.

ALP Hypocrisy Over Supplement Blowout

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews says he is amazed at the hypocrisy of Labor to use Dementia Awareness Month to criticise the Coalition.

My stand for tolerance

Tolerance is a critical value in a western liberal democracy like Australia.