Portfolio Media Releases

Support for flood impacted families and child care centres

The Australian Government will provide immediate support to families and early childhood education and care services impacted by flooding in NSW. The emergency support and services will be available to families in the 23 LGAs that have been declared natural disaster areas in... read more...


New partnership to benefit Aboriginal children in Salisbury/Playford region

  The Albanese Government will invest $1.8 million in a new community partnership to boost early learning for Aboriginal children in Salisbury.  The new Connected Beginnings program will kick off at the Kaurna Plains Children's Centre this week. Minister for Education Jason... read more...


Government extends childcare support services

  The Albanese Government will make life easier for working parents and ease the cost of living by extending childcare support measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The measures were due to expire on 30 June.  The Minister for Education Jason Clare has... read more...


Industry 4.0 Testlab for Charles Darwin University

The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have partnered to invest $2 million to establish an Industry 4.0 Testlab at Charles Darwin University. This will be an advanced apprenticeship training site to boost the north’s advanced manufacturing skills and strengthen... read more...


Albanese Government welcomes preschool commitment

Minister for Education Jason Clare and Minister for Early Childhood Education Anne Aly welcomed today’s commitment by the NSW and Victorian Governments to preschool education. This follows the Albanese Government’s major commitment to cheaper childcare that will benefit 1.26... read more...


Upgrading Roads Across Australia

CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT  MEMBER FOR BALLARAT JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND UPGRADING... read more...


Help to Buy

ANTHONY ALBANESE MP  LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER JIM CHALMERS MPSHADOW TREASURERMEMBER FOR RANKIN JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND HELP TO BUY An Albanese Labor Government will cut the cost of... read more...


Morrison backs Labor's Housing Plan

MORRISON BACKS LABOR’S HOUSING PLAN   After a series of housing experts across the country backed Labor’s Regional First Home Buyer Support Scheme, announced last Friday, it has now won the support of Scott Morrison. In the ultimate third-party endorsement, the government... read more...


Labor's Regional First Home Buyer Support Scheme

ANTHONY ALBANESE MP LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTYMEMBER FOR GRAYNDLERJASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSSHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLANDLABOR’S REGIONAL FIRST HOME BUYER SUPPORT SCHEME... read more...


Government report confirms housing affordability getting worse under Scott Morrison

A Morrison-Joyce Government report has today confirmed that the housing crisis is getting worse under Scott Morrison. The National Housing and Finance Investment Corporation’s State of the Nation report revealed that “affordability for renters and first home buyers... read more...