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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...

AM ABC RADIO - THURSDAY, 14 JUNE 2018

June 15, 2018 10:35 AM

SUBJECT/S:  Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. SABRA LANE: Yesterday the Federal Government indicated it had accepted 104 of 122 recommendations involving the Commonwealth with another 18...

DOORSTOP - PARLIAMENT HOUSE - 9 MAY 2018

May 09, 2018 3:04 PM

SUBJECT/S: Turnbull’s unfair cuts to Pensioners, National Disability Insurance Scheme

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JON FAINE - ABC MELBOURNE - 2 MAY 2018

May 03, 2018 5:28 PM

SUBJECT: NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME

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5 YEAR CELEBRATION OF THE NDIS

July 03, 2018 1:50 PM

WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES VICTORIA – NDIS BIRTHDAY PARTYGEELONG LIBRARY & HERITAGE CENTRESUNDAY, 1 JULY 2018  I acknowledge Wadawurrung Traditional Owners of this land and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME FOR INSTITUTIONAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE BILL 2018

May 24, 2018 1:09 PM

The 14th of December 2017 is a day that I will never forget.

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INTERNATIONAL LABOR CONFERENCE 2018, SYDNEY

February 24, 2018 5:52 PM

I join with everyone in acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and welcome elders past, present and emerging. Thank you to the organisers for all...