Latest Social Development News

Bruyère Educates Saudi Officials On Disability Rights
International Day Of Play Reminds Us Why We Need To Stay Playful
More help for homeowners impacted by severe weather
West Coast launches Resilience to Organised Crime in Communities Work Programme
Budget 2024 lays bare senseless cuts to public services to fund tax cuts
Total roles lost at Ministry of Social Development set to top 700
Researchers Awarded $4.7 Million In NHMRC Investigator Grants
Panel announced for review into disability services
Epidemic risk rising as Rafah invasion compounds lethal cocktail of over-crowding, sewage and hunger
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Praise Panama’s Child Protection Laws, Ask about Measures to Prevent Online Grooming…
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Welcome Mali’s Measures to Tackle Poverty, Ask about Efforts to Promote School…
Government shows allergy to evidence in benefits crackdown
Getting new job seekers on the pathway to work
Stronger oversight for our most vulnerable children
New Unemployment Figures Paint Bleak Picture
364,000 New Zealanders rely on an accomodation supplement – but these 3 flaws need fixing
Pharmac Chair Appointed
PM announces changes to portfolios
Ministry of Social Development sheds 200 workers, more cuts to come
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Applaud Qatar’s Memorial for Enslaved Africans, Raise Questions on Mandatory HIV Testing…
In Dialogue with Honduras, Experts of the Committee against Torture Praise Bill on Reparation for Victims of Human Rights Violations, Ask about…
Government focused on getting people into work
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Commend Mexico on Implementing Previous Recommendations, Ask about Implications of the Mayan…
Government cuts reduce staff working on MBIE’s “frontline information channels
Voluntary redundancies at MSD will make it harder for clients and communities
Cost of living support for over 1.4 million Kiwis
Government to consider accommodation solution
Help for homeowners impacted by severe weather
Positive progress for social worker workforce
Jelena Dokic to Lead Anniversary Celebrations for Community First Step’s 50 Years of Empowering South West Sydney
Israel government continues to block aid response despite ICJ genocide court ruling, says Oxfam
More MRFF Funding Announced For Deakin
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Appreciate Bahrain’s Emphasis on Inclusion, Ask about Disrespectful Terminology in Certain…
Oscar contender Poor Things is a film about disability. Why won’t more people say so?
First steps taken to end emergency housing
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend Kazakhstan on its Commitment to Produce a Text on Disability…
Govt’s Great Welfare Reset Is Broken Record
Greater support for social workers
Government begins reset of welfare system
Benefit sanctions will punish people who need support
$9.5 million in MRFF funding announced for Deakin
National Govt will make more people poorer
Greater focus on getting people into work
Income support for unemployed must be urgently increased
Benefit numbers show scale of repair job ahead
Financial support for more displaced homeowners
St John seeks clearance to acquire Securely’s medical alarm and monitoring business
Who cares in peacebuilding? Monash University and international partner organisations call for action to improve support for carers