Media releases

Media releases, news and announcements from Parliament House, Canberra

14 June 2016. ADDC, 2016 Election Policy Platform
 
4 Dec 2013, CBM Australia and ADDC,/documents/International Day release.pdf


3 Dec 2013, ADDC, ACFID, Inclusion for All - International Day of People with Disability /documents/Inclusion for All - International Day of People with Disability.pdf

1 Nov 2013, Australian Council for International Development, ACFID Council 2013 30 Oct - 1 Nov

31 Oct 2013, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trades, AusAID - DFAT Integration    

25 Sep 2013, ACFID, “Leave No-one Behind” Statement on Disability Inclusion Welcomed by Peak Aid Council

7 Aug 2013, AusAID,  Australia Award Fellows go home to improve mental health in the Pacific                  

4 Aug 2013, AusAID, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Australia helping Timor-Leste access clean water and improved sanitation           

29 July 2013, AusAID, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Plan to protect vulnerable people in the wake of humanitarian crises                        

29 July 2013, AusAID, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Ambassador for disability-inclusive development      

25 July 2013, AusAID,  The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Australia pledges more support for clean water in Solomon Islands                   

26 July 2013, AusAID, Partnership to support health through sport in the Pacific                

24 July 2013, AusAID,  Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Australia commits to treating avoidable blindness in the Pacific           

9 July 2013, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Save the Children and Fred Hollows Foundation sign up to AusAID Partnership          

5 July 2013, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Progress on Millennium Development Goals heading in the right direction     

4 July 2013, AusAID, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Melissa Parke MP, Minister for International Development, Ministers congratulate Fred Hollows Foundation

3 July 2013, AusAID, AusAID Program Wins WHO Award for Improving Physical Activity in Tonga             

2 July 2013, AusAID, Millennium Development Goals Report 2013 shows good progress on MDGs         

1 July 2013, AusAid, Launch of the ‘Pacific Women’ website: AusAID supporting gender equity across the Pacific          

1 July 2013, AusAID, Melissa Parke appointed Minister for International Development         

15 June 2013, MIT Professor develops an affordable all-terrain wheelchair for developing countries    

7 June 2013, AusAID, Reference group highlights benefits of including people with disability in the aid program            

30 May 2013, AusAID, Australia supports the findings and recommendations of the 2013 State of the World’s Children report: Children with Disabilities                         

29 May 2013, AusAID, Women Deliver Conference focuses on improving the health and well-being of women and children             

29 May 2013, AusAID, Ministers announce next stage of Pacific Sports Partnerships                       

28 May 2013, Julia Gillard, Prime Minister and Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Further Australian support for polio eradication     

23 May 2013, Senator the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs
Senator the Hon Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural Affairs,  Pacific Sports Partnerships call for a healthier, inclusive Pacific

15 May 2013, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), Budget Delays and Diversions Shouldered by the World's Poor           

14 May 2013, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, 2013-14 International Development Assistance Budget               

13 May 2013, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, AusAID,  Foreign Aid

10 May 2013, AusAID,  Julia Gillard, Prime Minister,  Supporting PNG women to get ahead

7 May 2013, ACFID, Australian Aid: Ready for Scale Up                 

2 May 2013, AusAID, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Tackling avoidable blindness in the Asia Pacific

8 April 2013, Pacific Disability Forum,  /documents/Pacific Youth with Disabilities Urged to Advocate 2015 Development Agenda PDF.docx

1 April 2013, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence,   Mark Dreyfus MP, Special Minister of State, Attorney General, Minister for Emergency Management, Minister for the Public Service and Integrity   Cluster Munitions Joint media release          
      
27 Mar 2013,  AusAID, Travelling Together: Participatory research improving road accessibility in PNG        

14 Mar 2013, World Health Organization, Few countries have road safety laws addressing all five key risk factors           

8 Mar 2013, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs,  Australia helping to stop violence against women in the Asia Pacific region          

21 Feb 2013, AusAID,  Assistance for Myanmar                

20 Feb 2013, AusAID,  Australia supports clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance in Laos                   

18 Feb 2013, AusAID,  Australia helps reduce blindness in Laos           

12 Feb 2013, AusAID, New research on experience of violence against women with disability in Cambodia

8 Feb 2013, AusAID, AusAID Global Leader in combating child abuse

30 Jan 2013, Senator Jan McLucas, Parliarmentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers,  Australia pledges ongoing commitment to people with disability in the developing world

23 Jan 2013, WHO's Executive Board issues draft resolution calling for better health care for people with disabilities             

4 Dec 2012, Senator Bob Carr,  Minister for Foreign Affairs  Supporting basic education in PNG

4 Dec 2012, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs  Reducing child and maternal death rates in Papua New Guinea

2 Dec 2012, Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs Reducing sexual and domestic violence in Papua New Guinea

3 Oct 2012, Sen Jan McLucas, Parliarmentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers  Improving the lives of people with disability in the Pacific  

29 Aug 2012, Julia Gillard, Prime Minister  Addressing gender inequality in The Pacific 

23 Aug 2012, AusAID Reducing Domestic Violence               

13 June 2012, AusAID Australia Supports Disability Rights in the Region     
 
8 May 2012, AusAID 2012-2013 International Development Assistance Budget  

26 March 2012, DFAT Australia Supports Demining initiatives in Cambodia          

5 Dec 2011, DFAT Improving the Lives of People with Disability Worldwide               

30 Nov 2011, AusAID  Effective Aid for Education