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Safe phones for domestic violence victims

Safe phones for domestic violence victims

17/03/2016

17 March 2016

Today the Government joined Telstra and the Women’s Services Network (WESNET) to announce a joint commitment to support women experiencing technology-facilitated abuse and to help domestic violence victims stay connected.

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New NDIS Account to Lock in Funding

New NDIS Account to Lock in Funding

16/03/2016

16 March 2016

The Government will guarantee the final funding source for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by setting up a special ‘future fund’ to hold Commonwealth contributions.

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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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