NDIS supports participants with dysphagia

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

The Australian Government and state and territory governments have agreed interim solutions to ensure people with dysphagia do not fall through cracks between mainstream health…

Cashless Debit Card programs extended by 12 months

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

The Liberal-National Government has announced a 12-month extension of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) and the Income Management program across existing sites, as part of…

National Redress Scheme

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

SABRA LANE: Organisations that haven’t signed up to the National Redress Scheme for the survivors of institutional child sexual abuse are to be named and…

First Catholic institutions join National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, has announced that the first groups of Catholic institutions have entered the National Redress Scheme.  …

Ministers unanimous in calls for institutions

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

All states and territories have joined Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, to urge non-government institutions to fast-track entry into the National…

Sky News Live

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

E&OE: KIERAN GILBERT: Joining us now is the Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher. Paul Fletcher thanks so much for your time. Are…

3AW Breakfast

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

E&OE: JOURNALIST: We’ve all seen the ad on television, part of a national campaign aimed at breaking the cycle of violence against women. I think…

New and improved NDIS website

Media Release by The Hon Sarah Henderson MP

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) today released a test version of a new NDIS website to help people access information about the world leading…

ABC Radio Melbourne Breakfast

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

E&OE: SAMI SHAH: And it’s part of a national campaign that’s aimed at breaking the cycle of violence against women and children and the effectiveness…

Transition to full NDIS in Tasmania

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

The Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments have reached a landmark agreement that locks in enduring arrangements for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Tasmania. Minister…

First Anglican organisations join National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Federal Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher, has welcomed the first group of Anglican institutions into the National Redress Scheme and has encouraged…

$88 million for frontline NDIS services in Western Australia

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Western Australians with disability will benefit from an investment of more than $88 million to deliver frontline services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).…

Sky News Live

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

E&OE: KIERAN GILBERT:…Liberal Frontbencher, Paul Fletcher. Paul, thanks so much for your time. Minister for Infrastructure and Cities, the- PAUL FLETCHER: Well, actually, Minister for…

2GB

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Topics: Social Security Payments, waiting periods for newly arrived migrants E&OE: RAY HADLEY: Now there has been an announcement made about waiting periods changing for…

ABC NEWS 24

Transcript by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Topics: Retirement Incomes Legislation, Social Security Payments, waiting periods for newly arrived migrants, Religious Freedoms, Bradfield Federal Electorate Conference.  E&OE: GREG JENNETT: Now, we’re talking…

Waiting periods changed for newly-arrived residents

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Changes to the Australian welfare payment system that passed Parliament last night will make it more sustainable and fairer. Passage of the Promoting Sustainable Welfare…

National Awards for Disability Leadership

Media Release by The Hon Sarah Henderson MP

Media Statement It was an honour to join in the celebrations yesterday for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). I was delighted to be…

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Media Statement I would like to acknowledge International Day of People with Disability and urge Australians to celebrate the many achievements and contribution of people…

Payment increase for 1 million Australians

Media Release by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

About one-million youth, student and carer payment recipients will receive an increase to their payments from 1 January 2019. Minister for Families and Social Services,…