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Media Releases by The Hon Kevin Andrews MP

Commonwealth doctors to assess new DSP claims

Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has announced Australian Government-contracted doctors will assess new claims for the Disability Support Pension from next year to achieve consistency…

Matthew Guy elected new Victorian Liberal Leader

I am delighted that Matthew Guy has been elected Leader of the Victorian Parliamentary Liberal Party. Matthew is a high-achiever, whose Ministerial performance and achievements…

New family and domestic violence research

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women Senator Michaelia Cash say the announcement of approximately $3.5 million for…

Partnership to Promote a Generous Australia

The Commonwealth Government will re-establish the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership to bring together government, community and business leaders to develop practical strategies to foster…

Applications open for Families Expert Panel

Applications are now open for suitably qualified people or organisations to provide services as part of the Government’s Families and Children Expert Panel. Minister for…

Income management making a positive impact

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews has welcomed the findings of reports from two evaluations on income management indicating the initiative is having a positive…

New Zealand Waiting Period for Benefits

In New Zealand, a person who applies for unemployment benefits has a 20 working-day period in which to complete required activities like prepare a resume…

My stand for tolerance

Tolerance is a critical value in a western liberal democracy like Australia. It was for this reason that I intended to address the World Congress…

Innovative Aged Care for South Australians

The Minister for Social Services, Kevin Andrews, today officially opened a state-of-the-art aged care facility in Daw Park. Mr Andrews said the addition of a…

Labor Lies Nothing More Than Scaremongering

Labor Leader Bill Shorten is scraping the bottom of the barrel by scaremongering Australia’s seniors with his comments that pensions will be cut. Minister for…