Media Releases by The Hon Mal Brough MP

Child Support Reforms To Deliver Fairer System

The Australian Government today announced a major overhaul of the Child Support Scheme, which aims to deliver a system that acts in the best interests of children. In announcing the Government’s response to the Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support, Families… Continue reading

Progress on plan to combat petrol sniffing

The Howard Government has announced further progress on a $9.5 million plan to combat petrol sniffing in Central Australia after a briefing in Alice Springs today. Officials from the Office of Indigenous Policy Co-ordination and Department of Health met with… Continue reading

Brough backs NT Indigenous projects

Indigenous communities in Darwin have negotiated two Shared Responsibility Agreements (SRAs) to boost employment opportunities in the arts and land management.Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough today signed the $743,000 agreements with Larrakia Lyons and the Larrakia Nation Rangers. “Indigenous communities… Continue reading

$1.5 million for NT Indigenous projects

Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough today announced $1.57 million to fund projects put forward by the Northern and Tiwi Land Councils. Mr Brough said $1.49 million will be spent to support the Northern Land Council’s Caring for Country program. Local… Continue reading

$244m to aid younger people in aged care

The number of younger people with a disability living in residential aged care will be reduced under a $244 million plan agreed at today’s Council of Australian Governments’ meeting. Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Mal Brough welcomed… Continue reading