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National Redress Scheme

National Redress Scheme now open

The National Redress Scheme is providing support to those who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.
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Volunteer Grants 2018 round now open!

Community organisations can now apply for a share of $20 million to support the work of their volunteers.
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Australian Government Response to the Royal Commission

On 13 June 2018, the Australian Government released its response to the Royal Commission, including the establishment of the National Office for Child Safety within the Department of Social Services.
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Budget 2018

Budget 2018

The 2018-19 Budget was released on 8 May 2018, to find out more visit our dedicated Budget webpage. You’ll find a media release, fact sheets and the Portfolio Budget Statement.
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Building Employer Demand Research Report

The Department of Social Services engaged Kantar Public to conduct primary research in order to provide a robust understanding of the business characteristics, attitudes and perceived barriers employers face in employing people with disability.
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