The Government announced the NSW city of Armidale as a new regional settlement location for the settlement of refugees.
Commonwealth funding to support more than 700 critical frontline homelessness services will begin to flow to state and territory governments today.
Newly arrived humanitarian entrants have started to access a new pilot program designed to help them use their professional or trade skills and qualifications in Australia.
The Australian Government rejects the tenor of the ABC report published on Monday (31 July) in relation to alleged mistreatment of refugees in Fairfield.
The Turnbull Government announced today the organisations that will deliver Australia’s redesigned settlement services supporting newly arrived refugees and humanitarian entrants.
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).