Media Releases by The Hon Larry Anthony MP

Anthony says YES to a Republic

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 6 referendum. Mr Anthony said while supporting a move to a Republic he would not… Continue reading

Extra child care places for New South Wales

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 commitment to providing affordable and quality child care services, an extra 265 family day care… Continue reading

Swan and Kernot hamper privacy investigation

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 deliberating misleading the Australian public. I am appalled with the way both Wayne Swan and… Continue reading

Swan hampers privacy investigation

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 appalled that Mr Swan did not come forward earlier to admit that he had knowledge… Continue reading

More child support services for Regional Australia

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. Mr Anthony said that the Child Support Agency plans to open outlets in 20 Centrelink… Continue reading

More child care places for Victorian families

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 Anthony said the funding, through the Federal Government’s National Growth Strategy for children aged five… Continue reading

More support for parents through Federal funding

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 Government is committed to supporting strategies which help strengthen family and community relationships,” Mr Anthony… Continue reading

Self-funded retirees take advantage of concession cards

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 in January this year, the Minister for Community Services, Larry Anthony announced today.”The changes introduced… Continue reading