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Government responds to Illegal Offshore Wagering Report

Government responds to Illegal Offshore Wagering Report

The Commonwealth Government has released its response to the Review of Illegal Offshore Wagering supporting 18 of its 19 recommendations.
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National campaign to reduce violence against women launched

National campaign to reduce violence against women launched

$30 million national campaign designed to help break the cycle of violence against women and their children.
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Young people

Two reviews of the Transition to Independent Living Allowance published

The Department has published the 2011 Review of the TILA Program and the 2015 Review of the Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA): An analysis of the 1 January 2014 reforms to TILA.
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Longitudinal data provides robust evidence for Indigenous policy

Evidence from the Department of Social Services’ Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children was used in the eighth Closing the Gap Report to illustrate the influence health has on educational participation and attainment.
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