The Senate has supported a joint motion moved by Senator Siewert on the International Day of People with Disability
The Senate has ordered the Government to table the Evaluation of New Income Management in the Northern Territory final report by Wednesday this week.
The Senate has called on the Government to establish a national inquiry into the violence, neglect and abuse against people with disability in residential, institutional and home care settings.
The Senate has backed two Australian Greens motions calling for action to address the increasing rate of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Australian Greens have welcomed cross-party support for a motion acknowledging the fifth anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
The Senate has backed an Australian Greens motion on deaths in custody, calling on all levels of Governments to address the issue.
With bills to enact the Government's budget cuts to income support and social security before the Senate this week, we are closer than ever to Tony Abbott's cruel agenda becoming a reality.
Authorised by Rachel Siewert, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT 2600
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