Media Releases by The Hon Christian Porter

Tax and transfer group to examine barriers to work

The Coalition Government will establish an inter-departmental working group to analyse impediments within our tax and transfer systems that act as disincentives for Australians who want to work, save and invest. The way our personal income tax system and complicated… Continue reading

Response to Syrian humanitarian crisis

The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, has praised Australia’s state and territory governments, councils, businesses, communities and individuals for their response to the Syrian humanitarian crisis. Since announcing that Australia will resettle an additional 12,000 refugees who are fleeing… Continue reading

Government provides $160,000 for philanthropic partnerships

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP, today announced $160,000 in grants for 24 community organisations. The funding will allow them to showcase their philanthropic partnerships during the inaugural Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week, 7-13 December 2015.… Continue reading