Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

  • Minister for Families and Social Services

Filter Anne Ruston's releases

Extension of suspension of mutual obligation requirements for Western Australian regions affected by ex-cyclone Seroja

The Australian Government has extended the suspension of mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
  • The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP

Teaching Australian students that Respect Matters

New online resources are now available to help school students learn about safe, healthy and respectful relationships, including issues around consent and peer pressure.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Suspension of mutual obligation requirements for Western Australian regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja

The Australian Government has suspended mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in regions affected by Ex-Tropical Cylone Seroja.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
  • The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP

Assistance extended for flood and storm-affected communities in New South Wales

The Australian Government is extending the period that mutual obligation requirements will be lifted for communities affected by flooding and storms in New South Wales.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Supporting Greater Brisbane through COVID-19

The Australian Government will lift mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton Bay and Brisbane Local Government Areas from today 29 March 2021 to Tuesday 6…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 29 March 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Supporting Australian students with disability

The Morrison Government will work with states and territories, education providers and people with disability to implement the recommendations of the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 March 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Morrison Government Commits Record $9B to Social Security Safety Net

The Morrison Government is enhancing our social security safety net by increasing support for unemployed Australians while strengthening their obligations to search for work.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 23 February 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Scott Morrison MP
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Supporting Victoria through COVID-19

The Morrison Government will lift mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in Victoria from today 12 February 2021 to Monday 22 February 2021 inclusive. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 February 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Lifting Mutual Obligation Requirements for Bushfire Affected Areas in Western Australia

The Australian Government will continue to support Western Australian communities devastated by bushfires, as they look to rebuild and recover.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 February 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Supporting Western Australia through COVID-19

The Morrison Government will lift mutual obligation requirements for job seekers in the Perth Metropolitan, Peel and South West regions from today 1 February 2021 to Tuesday 9 February 2021.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 February 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Mutual obligation requirements return for Victorian job seekers

The Morrison Government will introduce a further step in the gradual return to mutual obligation arrangements for job seekers residing in, or serviced by, a provider in Victoria from 23 November…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 November 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Mutual obligation requirements return for job seekers

The Morrison Government will introduce a further step in the gradual return to mutual obligation arrangements for all job seekers from 28 September 2020, with the exception of Victoria where…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston