Media Releases by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Ministers unanimous in calls for institutions

All states and territories have joined Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, to urge non-government institutions to fast-track entry into the National…

Transition to full NDIS in Tasmania

The Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments have reached a landmark agreement that locks in enduring arrangements for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Tasmania. Minister…

Payment increase for 1 million Australians

About one-million youth, student and carer payment recipients will receive an increase to their payments from 1 January 2019. Minister for Families and Social Services,…

Helping migrants and refugees into work

Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher today announced the Employer-led Refugee Employment Project, which will provide training, coaching and work experience to prepare…

$5.6 million for emergency relief providers

The Liberal National Government will provide an additional $5.6 million to help community organisations deliver emergency relief support in 2019. Any community organisation that received…