Organisation

Department of Social Services (Australia)

Owning Institution:
Report

More than isolated: the experience of children and young people with disability and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) devised a survey to capture the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people and their families and identify unmet needs for resources and information. This report sets out the key findings of the survey, identifying areas...

Urgent support for 300 charities and community organisations

The Morrison Government is providing an immediate $100 million funding injection to more than 300 charities and community organisations to support Australians in the wake of the coronavirus economic downturn.Initiative: Funding and support for 300 charities

Urgent support for frontline domestic violence services

The Morrison Government will provide $32.5 million to states and territories to immediately bolster frontline services to protect those most at risk of domestic violence as a result of living changes enforced due to the coronavirus pandemic.Initiative: Domestic violence services increased

Supporting sole traders through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government is expanding the eligibility criteria for JobSeeker Payment to support sole traders and Australians who are self-employed if their income is negatively affected by the economic impact of the Coronavirus.Initiative: JobSeeker eligibility expanded to sole traders and self-employed Australians

Supporting students through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government is expanding the eligibility criteria for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement to Australians receiving student support payments.Initiative: Coronavirus Supplement eligibility extended