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Media Releases by The Hon Mal Brough MP

Better access to respite services for older carers

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today announced the successful non-government organisations which will deliver services under the $51 million New…

Howard Government backs Palm Island reforms

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today announced $14 million for a new housing and welfare strategy for the Queensland Indigenous…

Helping children with autism

The Howard Government has today announced a $190.7 million package to support children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD,) their parents and carers. Minister for Families,…

National Day for Older Australians

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, has today acknowledged National Day for Older Australians, a time to celebrate the contribution senior…

South Australian Seniors Week

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today acknowledged the start of Seniors Week in South Australia. “Seniors Week is an excellent…

Tasmanian Seniors Week

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today acknowledged the start of Seniors Week in Tasmania. “Seniors Week is an excellent time…

Labor to scrap Child Care Tax Rebate

“It seems a Federal Labor Government would scrap the Childe Care Tax Rebate,” Minister for Families and Community Services, Mal Brough, said today. “Labor’s spokeswoman,…

Macklin Wrong on Child Care Costs

“Jenny Macklin is deliberately misleading the people of La Trobe with her claims about child care costs in the local area,” Minister for Families, Community…

New remote police stations in Western Australia

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today announced a $20 million agreement to build new police facilities in four Indigenous communities…

Minister Receives NIC Report

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today received the latest report from the National Indigenous Council on its activities and achievements.…

Minister slams NT Government advertising

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough, today condemned the Northern Territory Government over its full-page ad in today’s NT News. “This…

Funding for major Indigenous housing projects

The Howard Government will commit a further $514 million in funding for Indigenous housing, accommodation and related services in the Northern Territory. Minister for Families,…

Macklin child care attack on states

“Jenny Macklin’s criticism of child care centres’ over basic standards relating to safety and hygiene amount to a scathing attack on State Labor Governments,” Minister…