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May 13th, 2014 | Media Releases

The Abbott Government is expanding the number of non-government service providers delivering Disability Employment Services (DES). Improving opportunities for employment participation for people with disability who can work is a key priority of the Abbott Government. The DES-Disability Management Service (DES-DMS) provides specialist employment services to job seekers with disability, […]

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May 1st, 2014 | Speeches

I’ll begin by expressing my gratitude to Aon Australia, Deloitte Consulting and Macquarie for organising this event under the auspices of your Not-for-Profit Forum. Thanks to Bill Marynissen of Macquarie for MC’ing this morning’s event. And a thank you also to the NFP Forum members. Your dedication to Australia’s not-for-profit […]

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April 30th, 2014 | Speeches

Thank you Sarah for those inspiring words of introduction. I’d also like to express my appreciation to Dr Lance Emerson and the ARACY Board for their invitation to address you today. It’s my privilege to appear before an audience dedicated to that noblest of endeavours – the well-being of Australia’s […]

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March 31st, 2014 | Speeches

  I’d like to thank Brian Babington for his kind invitation to address you this morning and say it’s an honour and privilege to open the second annual Child Aware Approaches Conference. It’s an obvious reality that adults create children in the biological sense. But it’s equally true that children […]

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March 19th, 2014 | Media Releases

The aged care sector will benefit from the Australian Government’s commitment to cut unnecessary and counter-productive legislation and regulations. The Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews says the move to cut red tape includes the repeal of aged care certification requirements which duplicate state and territory legislation. The Assistant Minister […]

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February 28th, 2014 | Editorials

Opinion Article – The Australian – Friday 28 February 2014 States have always had an interest in the building blocks of their societies, namely families. Family formation and stability remain the essential catalysts for intergenerational renewal, formative human interaction, socialising children and linking individuals to the wider society. So it […]

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January 24th, 2014 | Media Releases

The Government has commenced consultations across Australia with stakeholders, civil society, business and State and Territory Ministers on the development of the Second Action Plan under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and Their Children 2010-2022. The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia […]

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