Feature Stories

This page lists the stories that have been published on the website home page as Features.

Budget 2015

The 2015-16 Budget was released on 12 May 2015, to find out more visit our dedicated Budget webpage. You’ll find media releases, fact sheets, the Portfolio Budget Statement, as well as a range of other information.
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Pension increase from 20 March

As of Friday 20 March, Australian pensions increased. This includes increases to the base pension and the pension supplement. These were driven by the increase in the Consumer Price Index of 0.7 per cent over the six months ending December 2014.
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'Let's talk about changes to aged care' videos

As part of the 'Let's talk about changes to aged care' campaign, there is a series of videos available for you to view. The videos present real life stories and experiences of older people and carers in residential and home care.
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“Let’s talk about changes to aged care…”

Changes to aged care start from 1 July and will give you more choice, more control, and more of the services you might need to help you stay in your own home for longer and remain independent.
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2014 National Disability Awards winners announced

Ten outstanding individuals and organisations have been recognised at the 2014 National Disability Awards.
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Jackie French named 2015 Senior Australian of the Year

Best-selling children’s author and literacy advocate Jackie French, was named the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.
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Reducing violence against women is everybody’s business

Starting the discussion, speaking up and taking action are ways that we can all contribute to reducing violence against women and their children.
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Celebrating excellence at Australian Disability Enterprises

Australian Disability Enterprises congratulated for best practice and innovation.
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