Feature Stories

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

Try, Test and Learn Fund

The first cycle of the Try, Test and Learn Fund is open from 9 December 2016 to 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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National Disability and Carers Advisory Council meets for first time

Members of the National Disability and Carers Advisory Council.
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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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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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