Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

NSW leading the way with adoptions

Media Release by Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Adoption numbers are on the rise, for the first time in a decade, thanks in no small part to the incredible work being undertaken by…

ACT new adoption resources a step in the right direction

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Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja, today welcomed the release of new information resources by the ACT Government,…

Community Services Ministers’ Meeting Communique

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Community Services Ministers met in Darwin today and unanimously agreed more needs to be done at all levels of government to improve the safety and…

National Permanency reform for children in out of home care

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Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, welcomed the unanimous agreement amongst the states and territories at today’s Community Services Ministers…

Australia’s refugee settlement success story continues

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Australia’s successful refugee settlement story has reached another milestone with communities ready to welcome the last families of the additional intake of 12,000 Syrian and…

States welcome new housing and homelessness reform

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Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, welcomed constructive discussions on housing affordability measures in the Federal Budget during today’s Housing…

Government-Thunder partnership eyes more runs on the board

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The Australian Government has provided an additional $50,000 to extend its partnership with the Sydney Thunder’s Cricket Leadership Program, the Assistant Minister for Social Services…

Celebrating our cultural diversity on Harmony Day

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Today is Harmony Day – Australia’s largest multicultural celebration. Across the nation in schools, workplaces, community centres and sporting clubs, Australians will be celebrating our…

Multicultural Australia: United, Strong, Successful

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Today the Australian Government reaffirms our commitment to multicultural Australia with the release of the statement Multicultural Australia: United, Strong and Successful. This statement outlines…

Child protection crisis worsening

Media Release by Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report released today, Child protection Australia 2015-16, shows the number of children in the out-of-home care system…

Festival celebrates our diversity and national identity

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The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, joined thousands of people at one of Australia’s largest multicultural festivals in Canberra…

Harmony Day event registrations now open

Media Release by Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Australia’s annual celebration of our rich cultural diversity, Harmony Day, is now open for event registrations, the Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs,…

Adoption needs to be a priority

Media Release by Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Adoptions have dropped to the lowest level on record, according to the AIHW report: Adoptions Australia 2015-16 released today. “Around 30,000 Australian children have been…

ABC News 24

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E&OE Johanna Nicholson: A new report reveals adoptions in Australia this year have plummeted to just 278, the lowest on record. The research, conducted by…

Sky News – Karvelas Live

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E&OE Patricia Karvelas: My next guest is another Canberran and I will find out if he’s also rolled down, if he did the other day,…

Sky News – Speers Tonight

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E&OE David Speers: With me first tonight Liberal Senator Zed Seselja, the Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, and Labor MP Dr Anne…

Sky News – AM Agenda

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E&OE Kieran Gilbert: This is AM Agenda, with me now Liberal frontbencher Senator Zed Seselja. It’s the end of the year but obviously lots happening…

Tasmania welcomes newly arrived Syrian and Iraqi refugees

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The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, and Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman, joined newly arrived Syrian and Iraqi refugee families…