Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

  • Minister for Families and Social Services

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Supporting Victorians through the Coronavirus pandemic

Enhanced support and expanded access to Australia’s social security system remains in place to support Victorians as the state continues to grapple with COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 August 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon. Stuart Robert MP

Gradual return of mutual obligations requirements

As the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, the Australian Government continues on the path of a gradual reintroduction of mutual obligation requirements for job seekers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 21 July 2020

Ministers:

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

Gradual return of mutual obligation requirements

As steps are taken to re-open the Australian economy, mutual obligation requirements for job seekers will re-commence, in a limited capacity, from Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 May 2020

Ministers:

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

COVID-19 Mutual Obligation arrangements – further extension of suspension and assistance to job seekers

The lifting of mutual obligations will continue until 22 May 2020 as a result of the impact of COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 April 2020

Ministers:

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

COVID-19 - Mutual Obligations arrangements extended

The Morrison Government will continue the suspension of mutual obligation until 27 April 2020 to support job seekers through this difficult period.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 March 2020

Ministers:

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

Supporting sole traders through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government has expanded the eligibility criteria for JobSeeker Payment to support sole traders and Australians who are self-employed if their income is negatively affected by the econo

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 March 2020

Ministers:

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

Mutual obligations lifted until congestion clears

The Coronavirus has, and will continue to have, a devastating impact on Australian jobs and businesses.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 March 2020

Ministers:

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