Feature Stories

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

New research into Australian philanthropy

New research released today from the Giving Australia 2016 project reveals the latest trends in philanthropy.
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Multicultural Australia: United, Strong, Successful

Learn more about Australia’s multicultural statement. Multicultural Australia; United, Strong, Successful renews and reaffirms the Government’s commitment to a multicultural Australia.
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21 March is Harmony Day

Our diversity makes Australia a great place to live. Harmony Day is a celebration of our cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home.
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Try, Test and Learn Fund

The first cycle of the Try, Test and Learn Fund was open from 9 December 2016 to 5pm AEDT on 24 February 2017.
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Helping refugees

Watch and read personal stories from refugees and find out how you can help our newest arrivals build their lives in Australia.
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DSS Annual Report

DSS Annual Report 2015–16 is now available online.
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Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare launched

The Minister for Social Services has launched the Baseline Valuation Report of the Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare.
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Budget 2016

The 2016-17 Budget was released on 3 May 2016, to find out more visit our dedicated Budget webpage. You’ll find media releases, fact sheets and the Portfolio Budget Statement.
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Patron announced for International Day of People with Disability

Assistant Minister Jane Prentice today announced Karni Liddell as the 2016 Patron for International Day of People with Disability.
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Remarkable efforts recognised at the 10th National Disability Awards

Winner of the Lesley Hall Leadership Award, Maurice Corcoran with his wife, Sheila.
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