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Government’s extra $10.5 million helping hand to men

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Minister for Community Services Larry Anthony today announced the Federal Government will provide $10.5 million to establish an additional 36 services across Australia to help…

More Centrelink assistance for jobseekers

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony, today announced a programme that will see Centrelink boost its job search services to help more jobseekers get…

Inaugural National Child Abuse Prevention Awards

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony, today congratulated the winners of the inaugural National Child Abuse Prevention Awards at the 7th Australasian Conference on…

Computers identify $millions

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Mr Larry Anthony, tabled a report in Parliament today showing that over $232.5 million owed to Centrelink, was identified by…

Free magazine for Australia’s self-funded retirees

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Mr Larry Anthony, today announced that, for the first time, over 200,000 self-funded retirees will be sent the Age Pension…

Whatever you enjoy – keep on doing it

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony, and Minister for Aged Care, Bronwyn Bishop, will welcome 75 year old cyclist, Jack Griffin, to Canberra after completing…

Anthony says YES to a Republic

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

National Party MP and Minister for Community Services Larry Anthony has announced he will vote in favour of Australia becoming a republic in the November…

Extra child care places for New South Wales

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony, today announced an increase in child care places in New South Wales. “As part of the Federal Government’s ongoing…

Swan and Kernot hamper privacy investigation

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services today demanded an apology from the Member for Lilley, Mr Wayne Swan, for hampering investigations into alleged privacy breaches and…

Swan hampers privacy investigation

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Minister for Community Services, Mr Larry Anthony, has ordered an immediate investigation into alleged breaches of privacy. “This is a serious matter and I am…

More child support services for Regional Australia

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Mr Larry Anthony, today announced a significant expansion of Child Support Agency (CSA) services for people living in regional Australia.…

More child care places for Victorian families

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Federal Community Services Minister, Larry Anthony today announced funding exceeding $500,000 to provide an extra 1800 child care places for school-age children in Victoria. Mr…

Federal Funding to update Outside School Hours Care Services

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Outside School Hours Care services throughout Australia will receive an additional $840,000 to make minor capital upgrade improvements, the Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony…

More support for parents through Federal funding

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

The Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony today announced the Federal Government will provide funding of $870,000 to the Good Beginnings national parenting program. “The…

Self-funded retirees take advantage of concession cards

Media Release by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

More than 163,000 self-funded retirees of age pension age have taken advantage of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card since the Federal Government expanded the scheme…