Media Releases


TURNBULL’S DECISION TO RULE OUT DISABILITY ROYAL COMMISSION DEEPLY DISAPPOINTING

May 29, 2017 5:01 PM

The Turnbull Government’s decision to rule out establishing a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with disability is deeply disappointing.  

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LIBS CONTINUE TO LIE ON NDIS

May 29, 2017 4:54 PM

The Turnbull Government continues to lie about the funding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 

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NDIS DELAY ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH

May 29, 2017 4:06 PM

Reports in today’s The Australian that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is facing considerable delays in its rollout are simply unacceptable.  

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ROYAL COMMISSION INTO VIOLENCE AND ABUSE AGAINST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

May 26, 2017 3:29 PM

A Shorten Labor Government will establish a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

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PBO CONFIRMS THAT UNFAIR ZOMBIE CUTS REMAIN

May 22, 2017 5:23 PM

The independent Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) today confirmed that two major unfair zombie cuts remain in the Turnbull Government’s Budget, including: 

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NATIONAL AGREEMENT ON REDRESS FOR SURVIVORS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE MUST BE DELIVERED

May 19, 2017 6:18 PM

Federal Labor is concerned by a lack of progress in securing an agreement on a national redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, following today’s meeting between the...

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PENSIONERS NEXT ON TURNBULL’S ROBO-DEBT HIT-LIST

May 19, 2017 2:43 PM

The Turnbull Government’s disastrous robo-debt system will soon target aged pensioners according to the Department of Human Services.

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LACK OF ACTION ON ABUSE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IS UNACCEPTABLE

May 18, 2017 6:52 PM

The Turnbull Government has failed to adequately respond to horrific accounts of abuse against people with disability.  

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LABOR DEEPLY CONCERNED BY REPORTS OF NDIS ‘CRACKDOWN’

May 16, 2017 10:49 AM

Labor is deeply concerned by reports in today’s The Australian of a ‘crackdown’ on families in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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PORTER’S HEART STILL IN UNFAIR ZOMBIE CUTS

May 12, 2017 11:36 AM

The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter has admitted that the Turnbull Government’s $13 billion in unfair zombie cuts were ‘reasonable’.

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