Feature Stories

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Cashless debit card

The rollout of the cashless debit card in the Goldfields region in Western Australia has begun and will continue over the next few months.
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New services for carers announced

On 5 March 2018, Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan announced an additional $85.6 million to fund new supports and services to benefit Australia’s unpaid carers.
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BNLA report now available

Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA): the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants is a long term project researching how humanitarian migrants settle into life in Australia.
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Try, Test and Learn Fund – Tranche two now open!

Find out how you can submit a proposal for the second tranche of the Try, Test and Learn Fund.
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Discover how being online can enrich your life

Be Connected is a new, free program for older Australians to help them increase their online confidence and skills, and realise the benefits of going online.
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DSS Annual Report

Now available online.
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National Survey on Community Attitudes towards Safety

The results of the study will help to inform policy on violence and related issues in the Australian community in order to improve public health and safety.
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Help us make claiming carer payments faster and smoother

Are you able to donate just ten minutes to help us make claiming carer payments faster and smoother and assist other Australian carers like you?
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The 2016 Progress Report Stakeholder Survey

We want to hear your thoughts about disability policy in Australia!
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Carer Gateway launched to help carers

On 14 December 2015, Assistant Minister for Social Services, Alan Tudge announced the commencement of a new service to assist carers.
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