JENNY MACKLIN - STATEMENT - DECISION NOT TO CONTEST THE NEXT ELECTION

July 06, 2018 11:34 AM

Today I am announcing that I will not recontest the next election.  By 2019 I will have been in the Parliament for 23 years.  As the longest serving Labor woman in the...

NDIS MARKS FIVE YEARS - SUNDAY JULY 1

July 03, 2018 1:52 PM

July 1 marked five years since the Labor Government launched the NDIS.Since that time, the NDIS has changed people’s lives for the better in every State and Territory. Already 160,000 people...

COMMENCEMENT OF THE NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME FOR SURVIVORS OF INSTITUTIONAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

July 01, 2018 1:46 PM

Today marks the official commencement of the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.Finally, around 60,000 survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have access to the...

NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME PASSES SENATE

June 19, 2018 2:30 PM

Today is an historic day for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse with the Senate passing legislation to establish a National Redress Scheme commencing 1 July this year.

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GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO ROYAL COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS

June 13, 2018 11:07 AM

Labor welcomes the Government’s initial response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME - CATHOLIC CHURCH

May 30, 2018 5:26 PM

Labor welcomes the announcement today that the Catholic Church will join the national redress scheme for institutional survivors of child sexual abuse. 

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LATEST NDIS REPORT SHOWS STAFFING CAP MUST BE LIFTED

May 29, 2018 2:47 PM

The latest quarterly report on the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) shows why the staffing cap on the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) must be lifted, immediately....

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PENSIONERS LOSE BIG IN TURNBULL’S BIG BUSINESS BUDGET

May 09, 2018 12:11 PM

Australia’s pensioners are some of the biggest losers from Malcolm Turnbull’s big business Budget.

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LABOR DEMANDS TURNBULL REVERSE HIS SNEAK ATTACK ON HARD WORKING MIGRANT FAMILIES

May 09, 2018 10:14 AM

Labor has today called on the Turnbull Government to reverse its unfair changes to Assurance of Support requirements.

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EVERY BUDGET CUT THE LIBS HAVE TRIED TO MAKE TO OLDER AUSTRALIANS

May 08, 2018 1:11 PM

Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison are responsible for massive cuts to older Australians, including to aged care. The Liberals have cut more than $2 billion from residential aged care and...

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