Media Releases

Giving Older Australians Greater Choice in their Services

Assistant Minister for Social Services Senator Mitch Fifield and Member for Hindmarsh Matt Williams today joined COTA Australia to launch a new website to help older Australians and aged care providers prepare for the move to Consumer Directed Care (CDC).

Mr Harry Evans

The Australian Senate is one of the most powerful upper houses in the world and Harry Evans was a powerful defender and a diligent custodian.

ALP Hypocrisy Over Supplement Blowout

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews says he is amazed at the hypocrisy of Labor to use Dementia Awareness Month to criticise the Coalition.

ALP Must Come Clean on $780m Promise

The Labor Party must come clean on how they plan to fund Shayne Neumann’s commitment to re-introduce the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement.

NDIS 4th Quarterly Report released

The Report confirms that staff at the National Disability Insurance Agency have put in a herculean effort over the past year.

National Carer Awards

The Prime Minister has today announced the Australian Government will contribute $50,000 to help establish and provide general support for the National Carer Awards.