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MEDIA RELEASE - Government funding for disability conferences

Organisations that support Australians with disability will benefit from a $250,000 Abbott Government investment into disability-related conferences. Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, said 25 groups were receiving Government support to maximise the participation o...

TRANSCRIPT - ABC Radio National

Drive with Patricia Karvelas   2 April 2015 6:05pm   E & OE   Subjects: Pensions, NDIS, incident at ACT school KARVELAS:                       &n...

MEDIA RELEASE - Tender results for home support assessment providers announced

The Australian Government is making it easier for older Australians to access the care they need to remain living in their own home through new home support assessment arrangements.   In October 2014, the Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, announced the es...


Statewide Mornings with Leon Compton   1 April 2015 9:05am   E & OE   Subjects: Ageing, Harper review, NDIS, unemployment benefits for young jobseekers, emergency relief funding   COMPTON:           ...

MEDIA RELEASE - Improving job opportunities for people with disability

The disability employment market is now open for business as part of the Government’s commitment to helping people with disability find jobs. “For the first time ever, all Disability Employment Services (DES) are now being delivered through competitive contracts by providers who have demonstr...

TRANSCRIPT - 7BU FM Radio Burnie

with Brett Whiteley MP and Leigh Kenworthy 31 March 2015 10:15am   E & OE   Subjects: Launch of NDAP Provider Finder, NDIS Tasmania rollout, Budget repair   KENWORTHY: The Federal Minister for Braddon, Brett Whiteley, firstly good morning to you straigh...

TRANSCRIPT - Remarks at Pollie Pedal Carers Fair, Launceston

  E & OE   Subjects: Additional 150 young carer bursaries   FIFIELD: Thanks Prime Minister, colleagues, Ara Cresswell, ladies and gentlemen. I always feel like a bit of an imposter at pollie pedal time. Although I’m a great supporter of the pollie pedal and ta...


THE HON. TONY ABBOTT MP, PRIME MINISTER SENATOR THE HON. MITCH FIFIELD, ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SERVICES The Commonwealth Government will provide an additional 150 bursaries to help young carers further their education.   The Young Carer Bursary Programme allows carers...

MEDIA RELEASE - Abbott Government launches new online resource for people with disability

SENATOR THE HON. MITCH FIFIELD ANDREW NIKOLIC AM CSC MP MEMBER FOR BASS The Abbott Government has today unveiled a new initiative to help people with disability access advocacy services. The Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic, and Senator Mitch Fifield, the Assistant Minister for Soc...

MEDIA RELEASE - Labor misleads on disability wage tool payment scheme

It is deeply disappointing that Labor have sought to mislead the Australian people on the Government’s BSWAT payment scheme legislation. It is also regrettable that they are attempting to play politics with the creation of a new wage assessment tool for people with disability. During the c...

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