IBA has created a $2,000 bushfire crisis grant for home loan and business finance customers directly impacted by the recent devastating bushfires. IBA is also temporarily suspending repayments for those affected and will assist customers who need help with insurance claims.
The Australian and Queensland Governments have reached agreement to continue joint funding to the Family Responsibilities Commission (FRC) that addresses welfare dependence in Cape York and promotes the wellbeing of children and vulnerable community members.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are encouraged to join national efforts to help break the cycle of violence against women, coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November.
Over 200 Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Health Professionals, Elders and Community members from across the country attended the inaugural Dying to Yarn – Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities symposium.
The Morrison Government is investing an additional $90 million over three years in the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP), to further support the delivery of culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care.