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ROYAL COMMISSION INTO INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE FINAL REPORT

December 15, 2017 11:35 AM

Labor welcomes the release today of the Final Report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Royal Commission has given thousands of Australians affected by...

CASHLESS DEBIT CARD

December 05, 2017 2:07 PM

Federal Labor will support the continuation of the existing cashless debit card trial sites in Ceduna and the East Kimberley. 

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PORTER SHELVES FLAWED DRUG TESTING POLICY

December 05, 2017 11:10 AM

The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter has suffered another failure with reports today indicating that the Turnbull Government will shelve its flawed plan to drug test social security recipients....

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TRANSCRIPT - SKY NEWS - 15 DECEMBER

December 15, 2017 11:10 AM

SUBJECT/S: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse KIEREN GILBERT: With the hundreds of recommendations expected out of the Royal Commission into institutional child abuse, what do you...

TRANSCRIPT - 774 ABC RADIO MELBOURNE - 15 DECEMBER 2017

December 15, 2017 10:45 AM

SUBJECT/S: The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse  STEVE MARTIN: Jenny Macklin, good morning to you. JENNY MACKLIN, SHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES AND SOCIAL SERVICES: Good Morning...

TRANSCRIPT - RN DRIVE - THURSDAY 14 DECEMBER 2017

December 14, 2017 7:30 PM

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Jenny Macklin is the Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services, she was there at the final hearing today, Jenny Macklin welcome. JENNY MACKLIN, SHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES...

SPEECH - GETTING THE NDIS BACK ON TRACK

December 05, 2017 6:14 PM

I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which this meeting is taking place. I am sorry I can’t be there with you all in person, as you know,...

WHY WE NEED A ROYAL COMMISSION INTO VIOLENCE AND ABUSE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

May 31, 2017 6:42 AM

OPINION PIECE 

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STATEMENT ON ANTHONY FOSTER

May 29, 2017 5:11 PM

Survivors of child sexual abuse lost one their greatest advocates last Friday, with the death of Anthony Foster

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