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Cashless Debit Card Trial Commences in Ceduna

Cashless Debit Card Trial Commences in Ceduna

15/03/2016

15 March 2016

Today is a watershed moment for how we deliver welfare payments in Australia. The first cashless welfare debit cards are being issued today as part of a trial in Ceduna aimed at reducing welfare fuelled alcohol, drug and gambling abuse.

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Expanded board to drive NDIS rollout

Expanded board to drive NDIS rollout

04/03/2016

4 March 2016

The Commonwealth and state and territory governments have agreed to expand the National Disability Insurance Scheme board and extend the terms of existing board members.

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Ensuring welfare integrity

Ensuring welfare integrity

02/03/2016

2 March 2016

The Government is taking steps to ensure people pay back their welfare debts if they have received payments they are not entitled to. Two Bills are being introduced to Parliament today to strengthen the integrity of Australia’s welfare system.

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National Carer Awards

National Carer Awards

01/03/2016

26 February 2016

Today we are recognising and celebrating this great contribution by Australians of all ages who are easing the daily lives of other Australians across the country.

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