Australia’s successful refugee settlement story has reached another milestone with communities ready to welcome the last families of the additional intake of 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees which was announced in 2015.
Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, welcomed constructive discussions on housing affordability measures in the Federal Budget during today’s Housing and Homelessness Ministers meeting in Adelaide.
The Turnbull Government will guarantee the National Disability Insurance Scheme is fully funded by legislating an additional 0.5 percentage point increase in the Medicare Levy.
The Australian Government has provided an additional $50,000 to extend its partnership with the Sydney Thunder’s Cricket Leadership Program.
Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Zed Seselja, today announced funding of $2.59 million to provide the service delivery component of the Towards Independent Adulthood (TIA) Trial in Western Australia (WA).
Today is Harmony Day - Australia’s largest multicultural celebration. Across the nation in schools, workplaces, community centres and sporting clubs, Australians will be celebrating our rich cultural diversity.
Today the Australian Government reaffirms our commitment to multicultural Australia with the release of the statement Multicultural Australia: United, Strong and Successful.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report released today, Child protection Australia 2015-16, shows the number of children in the out-of-home care system in Australia has increased.
The Australian Government’s significant reforms to change the way we approach the humanitarian settlement process took another step with the Request for Tender being released.
Young people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless across Australia will benefit from the Government’s decision to extend funding agreements for the youth homelessness programme, Reconnect.