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The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield tabled the 2012-13 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 in Parliament today.
The Department’s Annual Report 2012–13 was tabled today to Federal Parliament.
Raise awareness of carers and ‘Be Care Aware’. Department of Social Services - programmes, services, benefits and payments for carers
Income support payments for Pensions, Rent Assistance and New Start recipients will increase from 20 September 2013 as a result of indexation.