The Hon Dan Tehan MP

$20 million to support Australia’s volunteers

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Community organisations will benefit from $20 million in grants to support the efforts of their volunteers. Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan today announced the…

Improved support for hearing impaired

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Australians with hearing impairment will receive improved support and faster access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) today…

Independent Pricing Review arrangements

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

A range of new pricing arrangements for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will begin from 1 July to support the development of a sustainable…

National Redress Scheme to start on 1 July

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Australian Parliament today passed legislation to establish the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, ensuring the scheme can begin on…

Recognising local government achievements

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The achievements of two local governments in violence prevention and disability and inclusion have been recognised at the 2018 National Awards for Local Government. Minister…

Establishment of Autism Advisory Group

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

An Autism Advisory Group has been established to provide advice and feedback to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). The establishment of the advisory group…

Uniting Church opts in to National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government welcomes the Uniting Church in Australia’s announcement they will join the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The…

National Redress Scheme update

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government welcomes the announcement another four non-government institutions will join the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The Anglican…

Cashless Debit Card legislation introduced

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government has urged the Parliament to support the Cashless Debit Card trial in Hinkler and help break the cycle of welfare dependency. The…

Catholic Church commits to National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government welcomes the Catholic Church’s announcement they will join the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The National Redress…

National Redress Scheme moves a step closer

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Australian Government has agreed or agreed in principle to all of the recommendations from a Senate Committee inquiry into legislation to create a National…

South Australia joins National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Federal Government welcomes today’s announcement that the South Australian Government will join the National Redress Scheme. This will allow the survivors of institutional child…

Northern Territory joins National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Federal Government welcomes today’s announcement that the Northern Territory Government will join the National Redress Scheme. Final policy details have been agreed between the…

National Disability Agreement Review

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government is today announcing a Productivity Commission review of the National Disability Agreement (NDA). The Agreement is designed to ensure the disability services…

Supporting volunteer organisations

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Community organisations will receive legal support to help keep volunteers safe and better manage their organisations. Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan today announced a…

Tasmania commits to the National Redress Scheme

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Federal Government welcomes today’s announcement that the Tasmanian Government will join the National Redress Scheme. This will allow the survivors of institutional child sexual…

NSW passes Redress legislation

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The New South Wales Government has passed legislation to join the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The scheme will begin…

Helping young parents become career ready

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Young parents in Mandurah and Rockingham will receive one-on-one coaching to address their barriers to employment as part of an innovative trial to tackle welfare…

Helping Canning help itself

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

The Turnbull Government is determined to introduce a drug testing trial in Mandurah to help residents get the help they need to get off drugs…

Mentors helping kick-start careers

Media Release by The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Jobless youth at risk of long-term unemployment in Perth will be paired with mature volunteer mentors to improve their chances of finding and keeping a…