Drought-affected communities in Queensland and New South Wales will have increased access to free counselling under a $10.7 million Australian Government investment in targeted social and community support.
Indigenous survivors of child sexual abuse in the Northern Territory will soon have access to support services, following a $550,000 Australian Government investment in two specialist organisations.
The Australian Government will provide $115 million to ensure critical homelessness services continue to support some of Australia’s most vulnerable people.
Thousands more self-funded retirees will have access to cheaper medicine and health benefits, with Parliament today introducing legislation to index the income thresholds for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.
Harmony Day is celebrated throughout Australia tomorrow (March 21) and everyone is invited to celebrate our cultural, linguistic and religious diversity.
The aged care sector will benefit from the Australian Government’s commitment to cut unnecessary and counter-productive legislation and regulations.
Today’s open letter from the Community Council for Australia opposing the Government’s plan to abolish the Australian Charities and Not For Profits Commission (ACNC) has been signed by only 54 individuals who are not representative of the more than 600,000 NFPs that make up the sector.
The Australian Government is investing $4.9 million in specialist support programs for survivors of child sexual abuse.
More than 3.6 million pensioners will receive an increase to their payments from 20 March.
A review released today has found Income Management is changing the lives of vulnerable West Australian families.