Media Releases


PINOCCHIO PORTER MISLEADS AGAIN…

June 26, 2017 3:52 PM

The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, has once again been caught out using misleading figures about social security expenditure in Australia. 

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LABOR CONCERNED BY SOCIAL SECURITY CHANGES

June 22, 2017 4:23 PM

Labor is concerned about the Turnbull Government’s proposed social security changes introduced into the Parliament today, including the proposed new targeted compliance framework and the drug testing trial. 

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TURNBULL TARGETS PENSIONERS AND FAMILIES WITH MORE CUTS

June 21, 2017 4:04 PM

Around 2,400 migrants each year could be forced to wait 15 years for the Age Pension under nasty cuts introduced into the Parliament today by the Turnbull Government. 

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PROTECTING VULNERABLE AUSTRALIANS

June 20, 2017 2:52 PM

Labor will move to disallow the removal of Impairment Table 6 from the eligibility for Disability Support Pension (DSP).

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NDIS ‘ON TRACK’ BUT PORTER MUST GET ROLLOUT RIGHT

June 14, 2017 12:19 PM

Labor welcomes the release of the Productivity Commission’s position paper on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).  

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LABOR IS FULLY COMMITTED TO THE NDIS

June 14, 2017 11:55 AM

Labor will always support the National Disability Insurance Scheme. We created it, we fully funded it and we will always protect it.

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YET ANOTHER TURNBULL GOVERNMENT REVIEW FOR THE NDIS

June 12, 2017 10:35 AM

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has today announced yet another pricing review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 

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TURNBULL’S PLAN TO INCREASE PENSION AGE TO 70 WILL COST AUSTRALIANS $3.6 BILLION

June 05, 2017 5:44 PM

The cost to Australians of Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to increase the pension age to 70 has been revealed - $3.6 billion between 2025-29.

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PINOCCHIO PORTER LIES… AGAIN

May 31, 2017 5:44 PM

The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter has been caught out lying once again. 

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TWO-FACED TURNBULL WANTS TO AXE ENERGY SUPPLEMENT

May 31, 2017 9:54 AM

The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation into the Parliament to axe the Energy Supplement to 1.7 million Australians, a payment designed to help vulnerable Australians with the cost of...

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